Government of Saskatchewan
Buffalo Narrows, SK
$30.62 – $38.38 an hour
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-LaLoche and Area-Buffalo Narrows
Ministry: 036 Social Services
Salary Range: $30.623 – $38.378 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
You will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to children and their families using The Family Centered Case Management Model of practice.
In this position, you will be responsible for investigating allegations of neglect, physical or sexual abuse, and assessing family functioning, determining risk factors to the children’s safety, implementing intervention plans and providing support services to the family, as required.
When necessary, you will initiate Family Court proceedings and work through this process with the family. In cases where the children are admitted to the care of the Ministry, you will manage their needs, including placement in foster and alternate resources, assessment and treatment planning to ensure that individual health, social psychological and education needs are met and preparation to return home.
Children placed in care on a long-term basis will necessitate long-term care and planning. This process often includes working in co-operation with First Nation Child and Family Service agencies. You will be required to travel, work flexible hours in the evening and on weekends, and transport children (and parents) in service delivery.
The successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours and travel.
Candidates must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume where they have acquired their knowledge, skills, abilities. Selection of candidates will be assessed based on this information.
Buffalo Narrows/La Loche has a lot to offer and is a great recreational community. Activities include fishing, hunting, boating, swimming, camping, sightseeing, touring, snowmobiling, skiing etc. Buffalo Narrows is more than a great place to visit; it is also a great place to live. http://www.buffalonarrows.com/
To learn more about Social Services, please visit the following website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/social-services
Hours of Work: B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: May 4, 2020, 12:59:00 AM