Child and Family Protection Worker

Job Posting – Child and Family Protection Worker

Permanent 1.0 FTE, Pembroke Ontario Office

Posting date June 21st, 2021

Closing Date: July 20th, 2021


The Child and Family Protection Worker (CFPW) will complete the investigation and assessment of child protection concerns and will make decisions with respect to appropriate service response as per Standards and Protocol.  They provide short term clinical services for up to sixty (60) days following the original intake screen and assignment to them as a protection Investigation.  The basic objective is to ensure an immediate agency response to reports which suggest that a child is at risk of harm in his/her current environment.  At the conclusion of the investigation and assessment, the CFPW, in conjunction with a qualified Supervisor, will make a clinical decision to either close services with a family or transfer for continued services at the On-going level.  If the CFPW remains involved at the On-going level, they will provide child protection and prevention services as required by the Child and Youth Family Services Act and to enhance children's services development in the community.  A Signs of Safety Model will be used by the CFPW from the Investigation through to On-going Services. 


We are currently recruiting for a Permanent Child and Family Protection Worker in our Pembroke, Ontario office. If you are interested in becoming a Child and Family Protection Worker, please review the position responsibilities and requirements below on our website.


Additional Information:

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Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County is committed to providing a barrier free workplace.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.



Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to and reference “Child and Family Protection Worker” in the subject line.


You can also apply directly to:

Supervisor of Human Resources

Family and Children’s Services of County of Renfrew

77 Mary Street, Suite 100

Pembroke, ON K8A 5V4