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Child Protection Social Worker
Hours Full timeLocation Kamloops BC
Wage $29.20 to $38.53 hourly.Date Posted Nov 20,18
Description
Successful applicants may be placed in one of the following positions:
Resource Worker
The Resource Worker assesses, recruits, and assists Foster parents to promote and maintain
quality care in a family setting while assessing potential Foster homes, and providing support
and resources to Foster families.
Child Protection Worker
The Child Protection Worker’s goal is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children while
helping to preserve the family unit, providing preventative support, and maintenance programs to
preserve families where possible.
Guardianship Worker
The Guardianship Worker is responsible for the care, safety, and wellbeing of children in continuing care from age 0 to 18 while developing and supervising care plans that ensure these goals are met.
Skills and Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in social work or similar field is preferred, with preference given to those with a Child Welfare Specialization, C-6 letter of delegation, or previous C-6 letter of delegation. (May be required to attend delegation training contingent on delegation history.)
• Minimum one-year social work experience or one-year experience with First Nations families, youth, and children.
• Ability to interpret and apply Federal and Provincial legislation and standards of practice.
• Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability while displaying attributes of a highly resourceful team-player.
• Proven ability to work independently, while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships while using integrated case management.
• Ability to handle while using crisis intervention techniques during unpleasant and emotionally charged situations.
• Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, excellent interviewing skills, oral and written communication acuity, and strong interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated understanding of social, economic, political, and historical concerns in First Nations communities.
• Knowledge of all areas of child development, traditional First Nations family processes, family dysfunction, and the origin and effects of child abuse and neglect in the First Nations community.
• Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and has knowledge of First Nations culture.
• Good facilitation skills and ability to effectively use standard computer applications.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain C6 level of delegation.
• Must have a valid BC Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and a clean driving record.
• Must be able to pass a criminal records check and a Criminal Records Review, and consent to a prior contact check.
To Apply Contact SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND THREE REFERENCES
Bill Bouthot – Human Resources Manager
By November 20, 2018 at 12:00pm
300 Chilcotin Road, Kamloops, BC V2H 1G3
bill.bouthot@secwepemcfamilies.org
ADDICTIONS COUNSELLING & MENTAL HEALTH WORKER
Hours Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week, flexible schedule as requiredLocation Chase BC
Wage To Be DiscussedDate Posted Nov 20,18
Description
Adams Lake Indian Band has an opening for an Addictions Counselling and Mental Health Worker. Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of Health and Wellness/designate; the Addictions Counselling and Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing community-based services to identified groups, individuals and families in Chase and Salmon Arm area.
Skills and Requirements
• Certification in Addictions Counseling and Mental Health
• Current class 5 driver’s license
• Proof of reliable adequately insured motor vehicle
• Current acceptable Vulnerable Criminal Record Check
• Grade 12 education or equivalent
• Experience working in First Nations Communities
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and team work skills and work independently
• Flexibility a must to adapt to changing work priorities; some evenings and weekend work
• Maintains confidentiality guidelines of all records, materials and communications concerning clients, and staff.
• Computer proficiency
• Must be willing to travel
To Apply Contact Interested Applicants please submit cover letter, current resume and references to:
Karen Everard, Communications Department
Email: jobs@alib.ca
DIRECT SUPPORT WORKER
Hours Full TimeLocation Kamloops BC
Wage $22.50 to 24.10 hourly.Date Posted Nov 20,18
Description
The Direct Support Worker will participate with the Wellness Team to support children with
developmental delay, disabilities, and/or special needs, and assist their families in multiple
environments. The Direct Support Worker will implement Early Years wellness plans for children
and further develop strategies and activities to meet the unique needs of the child in consultation
with the Wellness Team. This position requires very strong relationship building and the ability to
connect with children and families in a trusting way.
Skills and Requirements
• Diploma in Human services or related combination of education and experience.
• Early Childhood Education diploma with specialty in infant toddler and children with special needs considered an asset.
Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong understanding of child development in 0 to 6 years
• Knowledge of collaborative practice
• Ability to recognize and identify developmental risk factors
• Ability to support the whole family to reduce barriers of developmental risk
• Ability to work in a team environment, and to collaborate for best child care and outcomes
• Knowledge of all areas of child development, traditional, Indigenous family structure and process, understanding of family dysfunction and the origin of child abuse and neglect in the Indigenous community
• Ability to use strong communication skills and demonstrate the ability to write comprehensive case notes.
• Proficiency in the use of computer programs.
• Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships based on trust with Indigenous children, families and communities
• Ability to self-regulate, meet deadlines, have attention to detail, and respect confidentiality
• Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and understands Aboriginal culture
• Two years working within the early years prevention and intervention field and/or child care settings preferred.
• Planning and implementing strategies of supports and/or resources for children with developmental delay, disabilities, and/or special needs and their families preferred.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
• Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements
To Apply Contact SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND THREE REFERENCES
Bill Bouthot – Human Resources Manager
By November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm
300 Chilcotin Road, Kamloops, BC V2H 1G3
bill.bouthot@secwepemcfamilies.org
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