Protecting children in Algoma
for over 100 years

Children's Aid Society of Algoma
CHILD PROTECTION WORKER- EAST DISTRICT
Member:
General Posting
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Hours:
Monday to Friday 0830-1630 hrs
Salary:
$60.808-$74,745 per year
Duration:
Permanent
Requirements:
Qualifications: •Preferred education: Bachelor of Social Work degree •Minimum education: University Degree in the Human Sciences •Significant experience in front line protection work, care of children, assessing, monitoring and evaluating substitute family care programs •Skills that allow the incumbent to accurately assess individual and family functioning and ensure that the physical, developmental and emotional needs of children who are in care temporarily or permanently are being met. •Well versed in individual and family counselling techniques that will address dysfunction within the context of a child protection mandate •Effective organization, time management and communication skills, both verbal and written •Ability to work both independently and as a member of the child protection team •Able to maintain detailed records of foster home and home assessments for foster applicants •Willing to work flexible hours that include evening and weekends to accommodate visits, court attendance, etc. for children in our care. •Knowledgeable in all ministry/legislative standards relating to child protection, children in care and foster. •Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset •Experience and sensitivity to the needs of First Nations and Metis communities are considered assets. •Clear police record and driving transcript is required
Contact Method:
Email
Job Description:

The Child Protection Worker is the primary agent for delivering the Society's mandated services under the Child and Family Services Act.  The Child Protection Worker is responsible for a generic caseload; performing intake and investigation functions, case management and family services functions, ensuring that the physical, developmental and emotional needs of children who are in care temporarily or permanently are being met and that the services given meet Society and Ministry standards.  This position is also responsible for assessing, monitoring and supporting foster care services to ensure that children in the care of the Society receive optimum care and that the services meet Society and Ministry standards.

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department

 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  Please send your resumé to:

Human Resources Department

Children's Aid Society of Algoma

191 Northern Avenue East

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6B 4H8

sdelbosco@algomacas.org

Telephone:  (705) 949-0162, Ext. 283   FAX:  (705) 949-4747