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INVESTIGATION & ASSESSMENT WORKER

WEECHI-IT-TE-WIN FAMILY SERVICES INC.
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR
INVESTIGATION & ASSESSMENT WORKER
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Investigation and Assessment Worker is responsible for the investigation and assessment of protection referrals and the provision of crisis intervention services to protection cases. At point of intake and through investigation process, Investigation & Assessment Worker will ensure that they exercise cultural competency in relation to a non-intrusive, helping approach for our children and families.
Investigation & Assessment Worker will demonstrate respect for the client & family, respect for the community standards, protocols, and principles unique to each community. Under the direction of the Investigation and Assessment Supervisor and in conjunction with First Nation Community Worker(s), the Investigation and Assessment Worker provides case management to the team in the investigation and assessment of protection services.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
The Investigation & Assessment Worker is responsible to the
Investigation & Assessment Unit Supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS
• an understanding and appreciation of Anishinabe cultural beliefs, values, norms, ceremony, teachings and a commitment to continue learning, participating and advocating during any opportunity provided by the Agency or Community;
• A Bachelor’s degree in social Work from an accredited university;
• Working knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and
Regulations, provincial court procedures in relation to Part 3 of the Act, and customary care policy of WFS with particular attention to requirements for child abuse;
• Working knowledge of the Community Care Program and the WFS case management model, its procedures and documentation;
• Ability to assess the needs of children and families who may require protection services, the safety of a home environment, and the risk of further neglect or harm to a child;
• Valid Driver’s License in Good Standing;
• Knowledge of and experience in traditional and contemporary
healing practices, and experience in working with elders, healers, and clinicians is preferred;
• Ability to speak the Ojibway language is preferred;
SALARY: To Commensurate with qualifications & experience
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 @ 10 a.m.
APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE:
• Resume, Cover Letter, 3 written current endorsed letters of
reference 2 of which must be employment related.
• Criminal Reference Check-must be dated within the past 12 months
• Applications submitted without all above required documentation will be returned to sender and will not be considered.
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Personnel Committee
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services Inc.
P.O. Box 812
FORT FRANCES, Ontario P9A-3N1
Ph# 807-274-3201 Fax# 807-274-8435
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Complete Job Descriptions available Upon Request
EXTERNAL POSTING