Employment Opportunities

Title: Social Worker – Kinship (maternity leave June 2018-December 2019)

Reports to: Adoption & Resource Family/Kinship supervisor

Location: Eskasoni, NS

Duties:

Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Social Worker is responsible under the Children & Family Services Act for:

  • • receiving reports of child abuse and neglect;
  • • carrying out child abuse investigations independently and where necessary, with police;
  • • providing services to children and their families to ensure the safety and well-being of children;
  • • participating in family/group conferencing to seek family and community based solutions;
  • • presenting cases to Court;
  • • supervising and providing services to children in the care of the agency;
  • • maintaining records on the case management system; and
  • • responsible for afterhours duty on a rotational basis.
  • • must be able to travel extensively

Qualifications: 

  • • BSW or MSW, (previous child welfare experience will be considered an asset)
  • • eligible for or have membership in the NSCSW
  • • we welcome applications from new graduates
  • • a good knowledge of child development, family dynamics and functioning, child abuse and  neglect
  • • demonstrated skills in investigation and therapeutic intervention with children and families
  • • Knowledge of the Children and Family Service Act is a definite asset
  • • a valid driver’s license and a vehicle in good working order and insured for transporting clients
  • • excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to work in an environment  where Mi’kmaw is the first language
  • • experience working in Mi’kmaw communities considered and asset
  • • Preference given to Aboriginal People in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission      

Classification Range : PR 8(1) – PR 14(6) Salary range : $48,608.04 - $75,339.16

Closing Date: 4:30 pm on Thursday April 26, 2018

A resume with a cover letter should be submitted directly to:

Holly MacDonald, Human Resource Manager

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fax: 902-379-2381

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Title: Administrative Assistant – Family Support & Case Aide

Reports to: Family Support Supervisor

Location: Indian Brook, NS (Sipekne’katik)

Duties:

This position provides a wide range of administrative assistance to the Family support and Case Aide department.  Key responsibilities include but are not limited to receiving and directing inquiries from the public, various service providers and other government departments; maintaining a filing system and file security for the assigned department. Other duties include gathering and compiling information/statistics, data entry, file management, photocopying reports, maintaining and developing databases, arranging for courier requests, typing and drafting general correspondence.

Qualifications:

  • Business Administration diploma/certificate from an accredited institution 
  • Two years’ minimum relevant work experience considered an asset 
  • Skilled in the use of modern office practices, time management and technology, proficiency with integrated computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office and Outlook 
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a busy highly confidential environment 
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, multi-tasking, communication skills written and verbal are essential. 
  • Preference given to Aboriginal People in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Pay Scale:      CL 16(1) - CL 16(5)

Salary Range:   $36,287.37 to $40,573.05

Closing Date: 4:30 pm on Friday April 20, 2018

A resume with a cover letter should be submitted directly to:

Holly MacDonald, Human Resource Manager

Mi’kmaw Family & Children’s Services of N.S.

Fax:  902-379-2381 EmailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.