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Posted 17 mins ago by Jill

The Ministry of Social Services, Child and Family Programs division in the North Service Area requires 2 term Child Protection Case Assistants for the Prince Albert office.

As a Child Protection Case Assistant, you will provide operational support to a child protection unit. Under the direction of the Child and Family Programs Supervisor, you will explore options for placement of the child; arrange and supervise visits; transport children to and from placements; make referrals for support services for family; coordinate case conferences; research case files and provide background information to support and implement established expectations for the child, family, extended family and others.

You may also be responsible for accompanying case workers to investigate instances of children in need of protection by observing and recording interviews, assist in assessing risks to child safety, and making recommendations to ensure the safety of the child.

This role will report to a Child and Family Programs Supervisor.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • work effectively and positively with co-workers, supervisors, management teams and caregivers;
  • have knowledge of child abuse, neglect and domestic violence indicators and effects; and
  • have knowledge of multi-cultural beliefs and values, with a particular emphasis on First Nations and Métis.

You must possess a strong knowledge of human services related policies, practices and procedures. Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through a diploma or degree in a Human Services related field and experience working in a human service setting.

The successful candidate must be legally eligible to operate a vehicle and will be required to work flexible hours.

Candidates must clearly indicate in their cover letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Selection of candidates will be assessed based on this information.

“While the representation of Indigenous staff within the Ministry of Social Services has been prioritized, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. All candidate applications will be reviewed and only those requested to interview will be contacted.”

To learn more about Social Services, please visit: http://www.socialservices.gov.sk.ca/

Prince Albert- Located in the heartland of lake country Saskatchewan, the City of Prince Albert is a vibrant and innovative municipality that prides itself on being a family focused community. Prince Albert is a recreational paradise that offers all the benefits of big city amenities including access to arts, entertainment and unique cultural experiences. The city is leading the way in creating an active, prosperous and healthy City of opportunity for our 36,000 residents. https://citypa.ca/

Number of Openings: 2

Closing Date: August 20, 2023

To learn more about or to apply for this opportunity, click on: https://govskpsc.taleo.net/careersection/10461/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=HUM012957

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