Employment Opportunities

Title: Social Worker – Intake and Investigations
Status of employment: Full time
Reports to: 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
− 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, 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

Classification Range : PR 9(1) – PR 15(6)
Salary range : $51,695.80 - $80,022.28

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

Application Deadline: October 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

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

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Title: Administrative Assistant
Status of Employment: 1-year TERM/Part time position (20 hours per week)
Reports to: Program Supervisor
Location: Mi’kmaw Family Healing Center - We’koqma’q

Duties:
This position provides a wide range of secretarial/administrative support to the Center. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to answering and directing incoming calls, recording messages, photocopying, filing, preparing requisitions, inventory, and statistic recording. The Administrative Assistant will also be responsible for picking up and recording mail, sending/receiving faxes and directing them to appropriate staff.

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.

Classification Range: CL 13(1) – CL 13(5)
Salary Range: $35, 698.78 @ 50% - $38, 858.04 @ 50%

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

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, October 16, 2020
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.