Case Social Worker – Squamish First Nation (North Vancouver, BC)

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Case Social Worker – Squamish First Nation (North Vancouver, BC)

Squamish First Nation

Squamish First Nation
Case Social Worker

Permanent Full-time Position
Chen Chen Stway Human Resources Department, North Vancouver, BC
Posted:  June 6, 2018              Posting Closes:  June 14, 2018


As per the tripartite Agreement signed by Chiefs & Council, the Province of BC and Canada, this is delegated (C4) social worker position which has the responsibility to act, on behalf of the Superintendent of CSFS, as the delegated legal guardian of Squamish children who have been taken into care (including off-reserve children). As an intermediate Social Worker position, the incumbent will be responsible for a caseload/semi-advanced caseload, for assisting in investigating MCFD Child Protection cases of child abuse or neglect and for making referrals, via Manager, to appropriate resource as necessary. Additionally, performs guardianship, resource and family support service functions. This position advocates for the families associated with Children in Care.  Incumbent must have proven demonstrated proven previous work experience with case social work caseload at the intermediate level..  
 
Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Intakes new cases, including off-reserve cases.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary case management.
  • Maintains caseload and paperwork for straightforward and complex cases, controls localized budgets, authorizes payments including relief/respite, maintenance, etc.
  • Undertakes guardianship role and responsibilities.
  • Performs court-related services.
  • Acts as a duty officer for the Case Management division.
  • Participates in case conferences and consults with other stakeholders.
  • Builds relationships, promotes program awareness and represents department.
  • Provides and coordinates ongoing support and training for foster families with children in care. 
  • Conducts initial home visits, ongoing assessments and reviews overall health and well being of the caregivers. 
  • Participates in the coordination of permanent or temporary residential care for children that have been brought into care via Removal, Voluntary Care Agreements or Special needs Agreement. 
  • Adheres to workplace health & safety policies, safe work practices and procedures.
  • Participates as member of the Case Management and Ayas Men Men Child & Family Services Teams.

 
Education, Level of Experience & Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or relevant/related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Designated C4/Level 13 Social Worker or must obtain within a set timeframe.
  • Plus 3-7 years of directly-related experience in the majority of duties listed in the job description, including, social work, resource work, caseload management, counselling, Squamish Nation cultural knowledge, First Nation child welfare, etc. 
  • Registered Social Worker with the BC College of Social Workers or must obtain within a set timeframe.
  • As career progresses, incumbent will be required to successfully complete job-required, short-term upgrading, training and courses relating to child care, court testimony, life planning and analyzing problems, etc.
  • Experience as an intermediate level user of MS Office, the Internet, etc.
  • Working experience with Best Practices is preferred or must be willing to learn. 
  • Working experience with a large scale computerized database system. Experience with JD Edwards is an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations Community (particularly Squamish) is preferred.
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s License Class 4 or 5. Class 7N may be considered.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and current auto insurance.
  • Must be willing to travel to the Squamish Valley 4-6 times per month. 
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Must successfully complete Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search as per Squamish Nation Policy. 
  • May be willing to consider Master’s Degree in Social Work or relevant/related field plus 3-5 years of directlyrelated work experience. 

The above requirements are what Squamish Nation is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting & are subject to change, based on the needs of Squamish Nation.

Salary: As per Squamish Nation Performance & Compensation Strategy.

All applications must be completed using on-line application, link for all postings, at: http://www.squamish.net/jobs/

Application MUST Include:

  • Cover Letter & Resume

As per policy, successful applicant will need to provide:

  • References from direct supervisors, and
  • Official copies of school records

Chen Chen Stway Human Resources 336 West 4th Street North Vancouver, BC V7M 1J1 604-985-8335
ONLY APPLICANTS WITH RELEVANT TRAINING & EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW

Squamish First Nation
Case Social Worker

Permanent Full-time Position
Chen Chen Stway Human Resources Department, North Vancouver, BC
Posted:  June 6, 2018              Posting Closes:  June 14, 2018


As per the tripartite Agreement signed by Chiefs & Council, the Province of BC and Canada, this is delegated (C4) social worker position which has the responsibility to act, on behalf of the Superintendent of CSFS, as the delegated legal guardian of Squamish children who have been taken into care (including off-reserve children). As an intermediate Social Worker position, the incumbent will be responsible for a caseload/semi-advanced caseload, for assisting in investigating MCFD Child Protection cases of child abuse or neglect and for making referrals, via Manager, to appropriate resource as necessary. Additionally, performs guardianship, resource and family support service functions. This position advocates for the families associated with Children in Care.  Incumbent must have proven demonstrated proven previous work experience with case social work caseload at the intermediate level..  
 
Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Intakes new cases, including off-reserve cases.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary case management.
  • Maintains caseload and paperwork for straightforward and complex cases, controls localized budgets, authorizes payments including relief/respite, maintenance, etc.
  • Undertakes guardianship role and responsibilities.
  • Performs court-related services.
  • Acts as a duty officer for the Case Management division.
  • Participates in case conferences and consults with other stakeholders.
  • Builds relationships, promotes program awareness and represents department.
  • Provides and coordinates ongoing support and training for foster families with children in care. 
  • Conducts initial home visits, ongoing assessments and reviews overall health and well being of the caregivers. 
  • Participates in the coordination of permanent or temporary residential care for children that have been brought into care via Removal, Voluntary Care Agreements or Special needs Agreement. 
  • Adheres to workplace health & safety policies, safe work practices and procedures.
  • Participates as member of the Case Management and Ayas Men Men Child & Family Services Teams.

 
Education, Level of Experience & Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or relevant/related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Designated C4/Level 13 Social Worker or must obtain within a set timeframe.
  • Plus 3-7 years of directly-related experience in the majority of duties listed in the job description, including, social work, resource work, caseload management, counselling, Squamish Nation cultural knowledge, First Nation child welfare, etc. 
  • Registered Social Worker with the BC College of Social Workers or must obtain within a set timeframe.
  • As career progresses, incumbent will be required to successfully complete job-required, short-term upgrading, training and courses relating to child care, court testimony, life planning and analyzing problems, etc.
  • Experience as an intermediate level user of MS Office, the Internet, etc.
  • Working experience with Best Practices is preferred or must be willing to learn. 
  • Working experience with a large scale computerized database system. Experience with JD Edwards is an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations Community (particularly Squamish) is preferred.
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s License Class 4 or 5. Class 7N may be considered.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and current auto insurance.
  • Must be willing to travel to the Squamish Valley 4-6 times per month. 
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Must successfully complete Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search as per Squamish Nation Policy. 
  • May be willing to consider Master’s Degree in Social Work or relevant/related field plus 3-5 years of directlyrelated work experience. 

The above requirements are what Squamish Nation is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting & are subject to change, based on the needs of Squamish Nation.

Salary: As per Squamish Nation Performance & Compensation Strategy.

All applications must be completed using on-line application, link for all postings, at: http://www.squamish.net/jobs/

Application MUST Include:

  • Cover Letter & Resume

As per policy, successful applicant will need to provide:

  • References from direct supervisors, and
  • Official copies of school records

Chen Chen Stway Human Resources 336 West 4th Street North Vancouver, BC V7M 1J1 604-985-8335
ONLY APPLICANTS WITH RELEVANT TRAINING & EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW

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Published at Fri, 01 Jun 2018 22:05:00 +0000