PCAS22-123 - Child Protection Worker (Children Looked After) - Permanency Department (Regular Complement)
Summary of Duties & Responsibilities:
The Permanency Worker provides for the protection of children as defined by the Child, Youth & Family Services Act. Primary responsibilities include conducting protection investigations, carrying out assessments, developing objectives and implementing service plans for children and their families. This may include a primary focus on parent and adolescent conflict situations.
The Permanency worker will also complete annual reviews, post exit interview forms, track medical/dental/optical, contact logs, child data change forms, referrals, etc. They will support the admissions and placements of children and youth, attend all necessary conferences and meetings match child/youth needs with most suitable placement options and assist all collaterals in maintaining the placement. They must also ensure ministry standards are maintained and carry out all of the necessary documentation within the required timelines.
- Bachelor's of Social Work or Master's of Social Work degree from a recognized university and at least one year of related experience in a child protection role.
- A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university in a related field, and at least one year of related experience in a child protection related role.
- A class "G" driver's license and daily access to a vehicle are required.
Required Knowledge & Experience:
- Solid skills in child welfare case management
- Superior skills and experience in clinical assessment, counseling and crisis intervention
- Good verbal and written communication skills, particularly with recordings and reports
- Knowledge of family services and child in care issues with an emphasis on adolescents
- Competent computer skills
Hours of work:
- 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday
- Working hours may vary and applicants must be flexible to work outside of standard office hours.
Salary Grade: 9 Union ($68,930 - $88,792)
Closing Date: December 12, 2022
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- The Children's Aid Society of Peel Region, 25 Capston Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada