The North East Service Area in Nipawin requires a Child and Caregiver Support Worker to provide services under the Authority of The Child and Family Services Act and The Adoption Act.
As a Child and Caregiver Support Worker, you will provide a range of services designed to provide protective, preventative and support services to extended families, foster parents, adoptive parents, alternate caregivers, plus children and their families using the P.R.I.D.E. model and the Family-Centered Case Management Model of practice.
You will be responsible for the delivery of services which include casework and resource planning related to a variety of programs for children in care, foster families, and/or extended family caregivers. You will also work effectively and positively with co-workers, supervisors, the regional management team and caregivers to support regional directions that continuously improve or enhance service delivery to children and their families. You may be required to deliver training or facilitate groups for educational/support purposes. You may also conduct intensive home studies for prospective adoptive families, foster parents, extended family-based caregivers, and/or facilitate foster care placements and provide post-placement support and maintenance.
To qualify for this position, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work, or an equivalent Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited university, as approved by the SASW or CASW/CASWE.
You will be required to travel throughout the city and rural area and work flexible hours.
Job Order #: 5740786
Government of Saskatchewan