Hourly Wage/Annual Salary
$50,000 to $60,000/yr
Hours per Week
Full-time (35-40 hours)
About this Job
Family Support Worker
ATTENTION: Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Citizens
This position is responsible for overseeing Child Welfare matters, providing family support and guidance for citizens of Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, many of whom may be survivors of former Residential School and/or their descendants. The descendants may suffer the intergenerational impacts of Residential Schools and may require development of life skills and parenting skills. This position will be responsible for providing family support and on-going education, including liaising with other inter-departmental program staff and community agencies.
Assist in the planning and implementation of programs to meet the needs of TKC Citizens.
Interact with Citizens in order to assess their issues, needs and priorities.
Coordinate activities for citizens in need of services including those involved with the Child Welfare system and with the various TKC Departments and other agencies where applicable.
Oversee and conduct home visits with citizens for family support, in order to monitor the health and wellbeing of the children.
Assist with the delivery and/or coordination of family and group counselling.
Provide counselling services to clients, including those involved with Child Welfare
Attend court proceedings with parents when required.
Maintain confidential files.
Provide liaison services with other agencies.
Maintain client case management plans
Participate in joint cases management, and attend case management meetings with YTG Health and Social care professionals
Bachelor of Social Work and practical training in child welfare and / or in family services, or, case management and assessment; OR, an equivalent combination of education and related experiences totalling 5 years.
Additional education and or training or experience in the following areas would be an asset:
Supervisory or Management Studies
This job was posted on Nov 20, 2013
and will be removed on Dec 06, 2013
All applications must be received before Dec 05, 2013
Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
Please Contact: Phil Kimbley
Phone: (867) 668-3613 ext 295
Address: 117 Industrial Road
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2T8
To apply for this Job
mail: 117 Industrial Road, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2T8