Protecting children in Algoma
for over 100 years

RELIEF CHILD PROTECTION WORKER
Member:
General Posting
Closing Date:
April 09, 2021
Salary:
$62,647 - $77,006 per year
Duration:
Permanent
Requirements:
• 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 counseling 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 team • Ability to work flexible hours that may include evening and weekends • Knowledgeable in all ministry/legislative standards relating to child protection. • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clear driving transcript and have access to an automobile for the performance of his/her duties • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset • Experience and sensitivity to the needs of First Nations and Metis communities are considered assets. • Provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Check
Contact Method:
Email
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume by: April 9, 2021 Send Resume and Cover Letter via e-mail to: sdelbosco@algomacas.org
Job Description:

RELIEF CHILD PROTECTION WORKER
Sault Ste. Marie

The Child Protection Worker is the primary agent for delivering the Society's mandated services under the Child and Youth Family Services Act.  The Child Protection Worker is responsible for; 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. 

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 counseling 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 team
  • Ability to work flexible hours that may include evening and weekends
  • Knowledgeable in all ministry/legislative standards relating to child protection.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clear driving transcript and have access to an automobile for the performance of his/her duties
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset
  • Experience and sensitivity to the needs of First Nations and Metis communities are considered assets.
  • Provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Salary Range:  $62,647 - $77,006 per year.

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

Closing Date:  April 9, 2021