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Child and Family Services
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services Inc.

91 23rd St W
Battleford, SK
S0M 0E0
P.O. Box 1270

(P)306-445-3500
(F)306-445-2533
(T)1-888-445-5262

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Kanaweyimik is an independent, non-political child welfare agency providing child welfare and family services to five First Nations.  Moosomin, Mosquito, Red Pheasant, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik.

  

The following is a general description of a Family Service Worker (Social Worker) position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

FAMILY SERVICE WORKER (SOCIAL WORKER)

1 FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITION

 

  • The Family Service Worker is directly responsible to the Supervisor and/or Executive Director;
  • Manage a caseload in the area of child welfare and family support services;
  • Intake services;
  • Services to children-in-care;
  • Community development;
  • Services to families in need of support to prevent children coming-into-care;
  • Maintain computerized data, case recordings, individual and family files, etc;
  • Coordinate case planning sessions and monitor case plans to ensure families are receiving services;
  • Child abuse investigations;
    • ·Will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must have a University Degree from a recognized School of Social Work;
  • Must have at least 5 years experience and proven ability to work in the counselling and social services area with families and children;
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of The Child & Family Services Act;
  • Must have work experience assessing families and children;
  • Must have work experience counselling families and children;
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of native family systems;
    • Must demonstrate knowledge in the area of family violence dynamics;
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of the effects of separation as it relates to placement of children;
    • Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;
    • Computer skills are a position requirement;
    • Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required;
    • A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;
    • Must have a valid drivers licence.

 

Application deadline is open until further notice.  Start date to be determined.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533, marleneb@kanaweyimik.com.    Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.

 

Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 1270

Battleford, Saskatchewan

S0M 0E0

Attention:              Marlene Bugler

 

DRIVER

1.0  General Description

1.1  Provide transportation for children and families to and from family visits.

1.2   Report to the Supervisor or Visitation Coordinator/Worker.

 

2.0  Duties related to transportation

2.1   Report to the Visitation Coordinator/Worker to gather schedule of trips and plan your day.

2.2   Document critical incidents encountered during trip.

2.3   Provide safe transportation for children and families.

2.4   Ensure seatbelts are fastened before moving vehicle.

2.5   Ensure children are in appropriate car seats before moving vehicle.

2.6   If children are misbehaving or getting out of their car seats/seat belts pull over and stop vehicle; then ensure they are properly buckled in before resuming trip.

 

3.0  Duties related to Administration

3.1  Keep a log of trips with names of individuals transported, date, time of pick up and drop off, location of pick up and drop off.

3.2  Log out a vehicle with the receptionist and pick up keys and credit card for gas.

3.3  Record each trip in log book for the vehicle you are using and leave in the binder.

3.4  Submit daily log of trips to the Visitation Coordinator/Worker.

3.5  Must keep vehicle clean at all times.

3.6  Submit time sheet to Visitation Coordinator/Worker at the end of each month.

3.7  Submit gas credit card receipts to Executive Office Manager for record purposes.

 

4.0  Other duties

4.1  Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Visitation Coordinator/Worker.

 

5.0   Qualifications

The qualifications of the Driver shall be determined at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors depending upon the needs of Kanaweyimik at the time.  The following attributes are assets:

 

5.1   Must have a minimum of grade 10 education.

5.2  Must possess a valid driver’s license.

5.3   Must clear a criminal records check.

5.4   Must clear a child abuse records check.

5.5   Prior experience providing transportation services will be a definite asset.

5.6   Ability to speak the Cree language will be a definite asset.

 

Application deadline is open until further notice.  Start date to be determined.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533marleneb@kanaweyimik.com.    Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.

 

Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 1270

Battleford, Saskatchewan

S0M 0E0

Attention:              Marlene Bugler

 

 

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Kanaweyimik Child and Family Services Inc. currently provide statutory and support services to the following four member communities:

    • Moosomin First Nation Pop. 1512

 

    • Red Pheasant First Nation Pop. 2094

 

    • Saulteaux First Nation Pop. 1158

 

    • Sweetgrass First Nation Pop. 1673

 

    • Mosquito First Nation Pop. 1243

 

 

Kanaweyimik Our Vision

According to Elder Norman Sunchild, the Cree name "Kanaweyimik" has its origin in two meanings or messages that pertain to the care of children:

To the parents - "take care of your children";

To the children - "ask their parents to take care of them".