The Centre service area requires a term Resource Development Worker in their Lloydminster office to provide services under the Authority of The Child and Family Services Act and The Adoption Act. In either of these positions as a worker, you will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to children, extended families and foster families utilizing The Family Centered Case Management Model and P.R.I.D.E. Model of practice.
As a Resource Development Worker, you will be responsible for delivery of services, which include casework and resource planning related to a variety of programs for children in care, foster families and/or extended family caregivers.
You will be part of a team that provides assessment, develops plans and implements case plans, provides training and support to ensure that the physical, social, cultural, psychological and educational needs of children are met through the support of caregivers in providing these same services to children in their home and care.
As part of the Child and Family Program team, you will work effectively and positively with co-workers, supervisors, management and caregivers to support directions to continuously improve or enhance service delivery to children and their families.
You will act as a liason and consultant, where required, with FNCFS (First Nation Child and Family Services) and other community agencies, on matters relating to service delivery and decisions regarding children. When required, you will be expected to represent the unit, Ministry and service area on various agency, community or internal committees.
You must possess a current and valid drivers license and required to travel throughout the city & rural area, and work flexible hours.
To qualify, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work or an alternate bachelor level social work degree from an accredited university, as approved by SASW or CASW/CASWE.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their application, resume or cover letter how they have acquired the skills and abilities required for this position. Applicants will be screened based on the information provided.
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