Direct Service - Direct Service Worker

COMMUNITY, PO Box 700, Pine Falls, Manitoba, Canada Req #17
Friday, May 14, 2021
Direct Service Worker
Reports to: Direct Service Supervisor
Department: Direct Service
Location:         Sagkeeng First Nation
FTE: 1.0
Overtime Status:  Non-Exempt 
Start date: As soon as possible

All Sagkeeng CFS workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to the 7 Sacred Teachings: Respect, Love, Wisdom, Bravery, Truth, Honesty, and Humility.  Sagkeeng CFS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing employment and professional development to Indigenous People. 

Job Summary and Qualifications

Areas of specialty:  

To work jointly with the family in providing all necessary services that will reunify and/or preserve the family unit including lowering risk to children and families by linking those families to the resources to enhance the skill and ability of all family members.

BSW degree preferred; or Post-secondary Degree in Social Sciences is acceptable. Other combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
A minimum of one (1) year of direct working experience in the child welfare profession is preferred.
Must have working knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and Regulations.
Experience in case management and planning, particularly with children and families in child welfare.
Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.
Excellent problem solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills.
Valid class five driver’s license and a reliable insured vehicle.
The ability to speak and/or understand the Ojibway language is considered an asset.

Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Deliver child and family services in accordance with Provincial and Community standards.
Manage a file caseload ensuring all cases are managed in accordance with the Child and Family Services Act, as well as attend to the specific needs of each case as required.
Provide recommendations, plans and actions as required for the ongoing care and development of the children under their direct responsibility.

Qualified candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check, child abuse registry check, and a prior contact check as a condition of employment.  Sagkeeng Community members and Indigenous candidates will be given preference and are encouraged to self-identify as being of Indigenous descent.

Resumes can be sent to: 
Mail: 85 Muir Road, Winnipeg MB. R2X 2X7 or P.O. Box 700, Pine Falls MB. R0E 1M0


Deadline:  open until filled

Other details

  • Job Family Service
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes