Guardianship Social Worker

Guardianship Social Worker

Job Information
Author csfshr
Date July 15, 2022
Deadline August 05, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Carrier Sekani Family Services
Salary 35.0582-43.1312 - Per Hour
Location Vanderhoof, BC
Category Social Worker
Contact Information
[email protected]

Career Opportunity: Guardianship Social Worker

Location: Vanderhoof, British Columbia

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) – A Great Experience Awaits You: CSFS is an innovative and progressive leader in Indigenous health and family services where culture is in everything we do. Since our beginnings 30 years ago, CSFS has grown to over 300 employees providing services to 11-member Nations. Enjoy unique experiences, close connections with communities, and a strong focus on professional development opportunities, as well as the natural wonders of the northern BC  while you work.

The Opportunity: The Guardianship Social Worker promotes and ensures the safety and well-being of children throughout their stay in care.

  • Develops and completes the written care plan by ensuring the child/youth in care, caregiver, extended family and those in the child’s care planning circle have input into the plan.
  • Informs the child’s caregiver of their responsibilities, monitors the placement; and provides assistance and guidance with addressing the child’s difficult behaviours in collaboration with the resource worker.
  • Provides support to children in care by assisting the child with admission into CSFS care, placement and permanency related issues; ensures the rights of the child are being met in accordance with legislation and policies; provides consent for child activities; ensures the child’s birthday and other significant events are celebrated, and oversees all payments.

What You Will Bring to The Role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, and Theology)
  • The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a family service or child and youth service environment and/or previous child welfare experience (resources, guardianship or child protection-preferably you will have you child welfare specialization)
  • Must possess a C4 or greater delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA), or the ability to attend training to obtain C4 delegation

The Location:

Vanderhoof “where the heart is beckoning” is geographically located near the centre of British Columbia and truly is at the “Heart of it All” when it comes to lifestyle, low cost of living and employment opportunities. The community’s size, services and amenities are well suited for entrepreneurs, and those involved in resource or agricultural sectors. Whether you are looking for an adventuresome way to stretch your legs, are an avid wildlife admirer or looking for fun ways to entertain the family, Vanderhoof has something for you. Learn more about Vanderhoof by visiting http://www.vanderhoof.ca/ .

What CSFS Team Members Are Saying

  • We live by our organization values of Responsibility, Caring and Compassion while caring and advocating for vulnerable people.
  • Supported to pursue life long learning, professional development and recognition for your contribution
  • Family like atmosphere without traditional corporate inflexibility
  • Recognize the value of Carrier Sekani Knowledge holders and language speakers

Its All For You:

  • Excellent total compensation package including competitive wages, benefits and pension plan
  • Unique, generous and flexible time off options promoting work life family balance
  • Education, and professional development opportunities

Hurry and Apply Now!  Go to www.csfs.org/jobs to view the full job description for this career opportunity.

Deadline to apply: August 5th, 2022. Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role.

With the continuation of the global pandemic and because CSFS provides services to First Nations communities, classified as “Vulnerable Populations,” and to protect the health and safety of employees, candidates applying for employment will need to agree to provide their covid-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment.

 

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