Child and Family Support Worker

Child and Family Support Worker              Competition #17-18-27

Term Full-Time (July 26, 2017- March 31, 2018)

Salary: $58,953.09 -$68,966.79 Level 6

Location: Haines Junction, YT

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Community Wellness and to the Child and Family Liaison Worker, the Child and Family Support Worker (CFSW) is responsible for gathering information on and assesses family functioning problems. The CFSW develops, coordinates, facilitates and oversees ongoing support systems, which include community, personal and professional resources, The Child and Family Support Worker’s primary duties are to assist and support child, family and community through community alternative processes; to build and stabilize strong family and community support systems, to provide parents with access to and use of professional and community resources that will ensure awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities, as well as other resources that will strengthen their abilities to raise their children in a risk free environment and to equip parents and families to address and uphold their responsibilities and obligations to their children when involved in the child welfare system.

Education and Experience:

Diploma in Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Aboriginal Law/Justice and Experience with child/youth welfare is required; Experience with formal justice system operations; child protection legal proceedings, legal and professional support agencies for children & parents; Considerable experience with coordination, case management, mediation and conflict resolution specific to children & families with the ability to coordinate, attend and oversee ongoing case management meetings and awareness forums between CAFN Wellness department and Government of Yukon Department of Family & Children’s services;  Knowledge of and considerable experience working within the parameters of child welfare legislation, policies, practice and administration as it relates to child protection matters;

Experience working in a First Nation community is an asset.

Conditions of Employment:

Criminal records check with vulnerable sector Check

Valid Yukon Driver’s license

CAFN’s Human Resources Preferential Hire Policy will apply. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Deadline: 4:30 pm on July 19, 2017

Send current resumes and supporting documents to:

Capacity and Policy Development Department

Fax: (867) 634-7071

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 241 or

ejackson@cafn.ca