Child Protection Worker (Contract)

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We are seeking an innovative, passionate professional with child welfare experience who endorse diversity/anti-oppression and are committed to excellence and “How Can I Help?” consensus building leadership style.

The child protection worker provides for the protection of children as defined by the Child & Family Services Act.  The role of the child protection worker is to assess the risks and strengths of families in the community and to support families in building their capacities to care for their children.  The key responsibilities of this role are on assessing risk, well being and planning for permanency through strong collaboration with families, our agency and community partners. 

This position supports and contributes to the agency’s commitments to Leadership, Excellence, Strength Based Practice and Anti-Oppressive Practice along with the Agency’s mission, values and strategic initiatives.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

Solid skills in child welfare case management

Superior skills and experience in clinical assessment, counselling and crisis intervention

Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly with recordings and reports

Knowledge of family services and child in care issues

Competent computer skills

Proficiency in the French Language is considered an asset


QUALIFICATIONS

BSW or MSW degree from a recognized university

At least one year of related experience in a child protection role

A class “G” driver’s license and daily access to a vehicle are required
        

HOURLY RATE:  

  • Authorized Child Protection Workers: $37.13 - $47.83
  • Unauthorized Child Protection Workers: $34.23

 


 

 

 

If you care deeply about the welfare of children and want to work in a dynamic and challenging environment, we’d like to hear from you.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume by visiting the “Working with Us” section on our website.

www.peelcas.org