Employment Opportunities

Title: Case Aide 

Status of employment: One Year Term
Reports to: Supervisor of Family Support Services
Location: Indian Brook, NS

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Family Support Supervisor, the Case Aide is responsible for filling requests from Agency Departments requiring client services for Transportation, Family Access, Youth Support; scheduling contracted service providers to deliver services requested.
Case Aides are required to maintain statistical records; complete forms and reports; carry out other related duties which will help ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Access, Youth Support and Transportation Services.

Duties:
- Participates as a member of the team in filling requests for services; informs the Social Worker and Program Supervisor of any changes in the client’s ability to complete and or comply with the service.
- Ensure all Service Providers provide up to date documentation.
- Assists Program Supervisor in the recruitment and training of contract and casual Service Providers for Transportation, Access Facilitation, Youth Support
- Assists in the completion of service provider billing in preparation for review and approval of casework team.

 

Qualifications:
- Completion of social/community services/early childhood development program from a recognized institution
- Two years related experience in child welfare; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- CPR and Emergency First Aid
- Knowledge and Skills in the following areas: child development, knowledge of issues and implications of child abuse and neglect, communication skills, conflict resolution, ability to work as a team member and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work under pressure with many deadlines
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to work in an environment where Mi’kmaw is the first language
- Ability to keep and maintain excellent records
- Basic math skills
- Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet and Word Processing
- A valid driver’s license and a vehicle in good working order and insured for transporting clients

Classification Range : TE15(1) – TE15(5)
Salary Range : $40,718.60 - $46,977.32

 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 Monday, March 8, 2021

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: Case Aide
Status of employment: One Year Term
Reports to: Supervisor of Family Support Services
Location: Eskasoni, NS

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Family Support Supervisor, the Case Aide is responsible for filling requests from Agency Departments requiring client services for Transportation, Family Access, Youth Support; scheduling contracted service providers to deliver services requested.
Case Aides are required to maintain statistical records; complete forms and reports; carry out other related duties which will help ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Access, Youth Support and Transportation Services.

Duties:
- Participates as a member of the team in filling requests for services; informs the Social Worker and Program Supervisor of any changes in the client’s ability to complete and or comply with the service.
- Ensure all Service Providers provide up to date documentation.
- Assists Program Supervisor in the recruitment and training of contract and casual Service Providers for Transportation, Access Facilitation, Youth Support
- Assists in the completion of service provider billing in preparation for review and approval of casework team.

 Qualifications:

- Completion of social/community services/early childhood development program from a recognized institution
- Two years related experience in child welfare; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- CPR and Emergency First Aid
- Knowledge and Skills in the following areas: child development, knowledge of issues and implications of child abuse and neglect, communication skills, conflict resolution, ability to work as a team member and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work under pressure with many deadlines
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to work in an environment where Mi’kmaw is the first language
- Ability to keep and maintain excellent records
- Basic math skills
- Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet and Word Processing
- A valid driver’s license and a vehicle in good working order and insured for transporting clients

Classification Range : TE15(1) – TE15(5)
Salary Range : $40,718.60 - $46,977.32

 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 Monday, March 15, 2021

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: Family Support Worker
Status of employment: One-year Term
Reports to: Supervisor of Family Support Services
Location: Eskasoni, NS

Overall Purpose
This position is responsible for counselling and supporting parent(s) on effective parenting. The role involves being a key part of the team that strengthens and supports families. This requires working closely with the social worker and other professionals involved in the treatment plan. It also requires close collaboration with other community agencies to enable the parent(s) to obtain required supports such as housing, income support, medical /mental health treatment, childcare, employment, etc. The incumbent must be able to maintain excellent records and report progress and concerns particularly where a child may be at risk immediately to the social worker.

Duties:
− Participates as a member of the team in the overall development of the treatment plan particularly in the area of parenting
− Identifies and secures or advocates for the resources that parent(s) require to strengthen and support families, their child(ren) such as training, Family Group Conferencing, housing, income support, child care, budgeting, food management, anger management, stress management and communication skills
− Implements the family support plan agreed to by the social worker or team which involves delivering culturally relevant programs in collaboration with the Family and Community Healing Program and other agencies/programs
− Monitors the progress of the parent(s) in completing the agreed upon plan and makes adjustments as required to support the parent(s) success
− Provides on going updates and reports to the social worker on progress and concerns in completing the Family Support Plan
− Maintain client recording and monthly statistics as required
− Promptly reports any situations where a child(ren) may be at risk to the social worker
− Performs other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor

Qualifications:
− Diploma or degree in Community/Social Services, Early Childhood Development, or related area
− Three years experience considered an asset
− Ability to speak and understand the Mi’kmaw language considered an asset
− Knowledge and skills in the following areas: child development, issues and implications of child abuse and neglect, communications skills-oral and written, conflict resolution, and knowledge of effective parenting programs.
− Ability to deliver culturally relevant programs and services to parents/families
− Ability to develop and build relationships with clients who may be resistant to intervention
− Ability to work under pressure and meet numerous deadlines
− Proven ability to work effectively with other staff members
− Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle

Classification: TE 15(1) - TE 21(5)
Salary: $40,718.60 - $59,828.60
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: Friday, March 5, 2021

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: Social Worker – Long Term Protection
Status of employment: One-year TERM
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 : $52,733.46 - $81,628.82

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: Friday, March 5, 2021

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.