**Big Grassy First Nation**Community Care Program**Job Opening**Child in Care Worker**

Child-In-Care Worker

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Child-In-Care Worker is responsible for the safety and health of the children and families living within the first nation.

Duties:
1. Follows up on referrals concerning the needs of children and families living on the First Nations;
2. Ensures the safety of all children including arranging for out of home placement for children in need of protection;
3. Prepares service plans for all children and families requiring support services;
4. Ensures all cases are documented in accordance with Ministry of Community and Social Service Standards as well as court proceedings;
5. Provides and designs community prevention programs;
6. Provides and coordinates support groups for adolescents, children, single parents, etc;
7. Ensure child and family services delivered to the First Nation are culturally appropriate and consistent with the policies of Big Grassy First nation
8. Rotational On-Call is a requirement.
Primary Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and 2 Yrs Exp. in the provision of Child Welfare services OR; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
*Community College Diploma in Social Work or related field and six years’ experience in the provision of Child Welfare Services; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
*Knowledge of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act;
*Knowledge of Ontario’s Risk Assessment Model;
*Knowledge of community services, customs and traditions;
*Valid Driver’s License, Drivers Abstract and access to own vehicle;

Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT 3-month probationary period.

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period. POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline is Friday, MAY 25 2018, 12:00 noon.

Late applications will not be accepted.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Lynne Gavin – Band Manager or drop off at: Big Grassy Band Office
Big Grassy River First Nation 410 Anishinabe Way
P.O. Box 414 Big Grassy River F.N.
Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0
Fax – 807-488-5533

Email-lagvin@tbaytel.net
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.

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