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 Kanaweyimik is an independent, non-political child welfare agency providing child welfare and family services to five First Nations.  Moosomin, Mosquito, Red Pheasant, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik.


The following is a general description of a Family Service Worker (Social Worker) position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time, term position.




1 TERM POSITION (October 2017 to May 31, 2018)


·                     The Family Service Worker is directly responsible to the Supervisor and/or Executive Director;

·              Manage a caseload in the area of child welfare and family support services;

·              Intake services;

·              Services to children-in-care;

·              Community development;

·              Services to families in need of support to prevent children coming-into-care;

·              Maintain computerized data, case recordings, individual and family files, etc;

·              Coordinate case planning sessions and monitor case plans to ensure families are receiving services;

·              Child abuse investigations;

·Will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.




·              Must have a University Degree from a recognized School of Social Work;

·              Must have at least 5 years experience and proven ability to work in the counselling and social services area with families and children;

·              Must demonstrate knowledge of The Child & Family Services Act;

·              Must have work experience assessing families and children;

·              Must have work experience counselling families and children;

·              Must demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of native family systems;

·                     Must demonstrate knowledge in the area of family violence dynamics;

·                     Must demonstrate knowledge of the effects of separation as it relates to placement of children;

·              Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;

·              Computer skills are a position requirement;

·              Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required;

·              A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;

·              Must have a valid drivers licence.


Application deadline is October 31, 2017 at 5:00pm.  Start date to be determined.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533, marleneb@kanaweyimik.com.    Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.


Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 1270

Battleford, Saskatchewan

S0M 0E0

Attention:             Marlene Bugler

Job Title Family Service Worker (Social Worker)
Date Posted 2017-Oct-10
Expiry Date 2018-Apr-10
Ad ID:10909
Post Details
Posted By Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services
City or Province Battleford, Saskatchewan
Location Saskatchewan
Job Type Full-time
Classification Health and Social Services