Job Posting-Big Grassy First Nation Community Care Program-Family Preservation Worker

Family Preservation Worker

 The Family Preservation Worker assists families in effectively addressing the emotional, physical, cultural, intellectual and spiritual needs of their children, Families access services through referral from

Weechi-it-te-win Family Services, The over-arching purpose of this position is to work with families collaboratively to enhance the safety of children and reduce the risk of abuse or neglect. Reporting to the Supervisor, Family and Community Programs, this position provides direct one-to-one support to parents in their home or out in the community. Services include educating parents about child care and child development; advocacy for parents/families; encourage nurturing behavior and interaction between parents and their children; and assisting parents and families in accessing relevant community resources. The position will also provide other various duties to assist social workers in case management.

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  6-month probationary period.

 This position is full time with a 6-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY! DUE DATE FOR RESUME IS NOVEMBER 13th 2020

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             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                                                      

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


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