Family Support Practitioner

(Quote File #25/19)

UNION Position

Hours of Work

33.75 hours per week (May include evenings & weekends)

Position Summary

The Family Support Practitioner is responsible for providing para-professional support services to assist child protection staff in meeting the needs of clients and supporting initiatives to keep children with their families and/or enhance family reunification.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Under the direction of the Supervisor and in conjunction with Child Welfare Workers, the Family Support Practitioner is responsible for providing para-professional support services to assist Child Protection staff in meeting the needs of clients Supporting initiatives to keep children with their families and/or enhance the family reunification. Some scheduling duties will be included with this position. Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, and agency policies and procedures.

Location

Fort Frances, Ontario (May include some travel)

Qualifications

Expected to work closely with families to assist them in caring for their children. Demonstrating and modelling practical parenting skills, assessing and providing feedback on parent-child interactions in the home or during family access visits, providing information about community resources and assisting families in accessing such resources, and any other task that helps the parent and/or child address identified concerns.

Requirements

Minimum post-secondary diploma in Social Services, Social Work or Child/Youth Worker. A combination of education and experience maybe considered. Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability
Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract

Salary: $38,333 -$49,918

Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

Please submit your letter of interest and resume by June 20, 2019 to:

Human Resources Department
Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services
820 Lakeview Drive
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3P7

Fax No. (807) 467-5539
Email hr@krrcfs.ca

We would like to thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our Agency is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process..