Child Protection Worker
(Contract Positions)Please note that this posting is for future Child Protection Worker opportunities in our agency. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will only contact those applicants who closely meet our job requirements, if and when a contract position becomes available in any of our branches. 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
• 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: $34.68 - $44.67 Peel Children's Aid is an equal opportunity employer. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform human resources so that we can ensure your equal participation in this process.
Terms of Employment:
Human Resources, Peel Children's Aid, 6860 Century Avenue - West Tower, Mississauga, ON L5N 2W5; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: (905) 363-6133.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Peel Children's Aid is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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