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Social Worker/Family Liaison

Company:
Nak'azdli Social Development
Location:
Fort St. James, British Columbia, V0J 1P0, Canada
Posted:
November 07, 2018

Description:

Nak’azdli Whut’en is seeking an energetic, dynamic individual with a positive and supportive attitude to fill the position of the Social Worker/Family Liaison in the Social Development Department. This individual will be working closely with the staff in this department.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide essential preventative education, support, and advocacy to Nak’azdli Child(ren), youth, families, and community.

Ability to formulate effective individual, family & community goal & care plan.

Act as liaison between families, community, and MCFD.

Provide advocacy for decreasing children in care.

Improve accountability through a family-centred approach that focuses on meeting the needs of our families and children’s safety.

Requires home visits, attends court and handles a heavy caseload.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledgeable in Family courts and process.

BSW, CYC, HSW degree or diploma with relevant experience required.

Knowledge and experience with CFCSA, related legislation/policies – both provincial and federal.

Knowledge of MCFD, and NBHCFS operation.

Experience working with First Nations considered an asset.

A valid Class 5 Driver License.

Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check mandatory

Interested applications may send their resumes and cover letter to the above address or email to Social Development Manager, Maria Willick at socialservicesATnakazdli.ca

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS