Family Services Worker (2 Positions)

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Kitapinoonjiiminaanik Family Services is hiring 2 Family Service Workers! For information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Kitapinoonjiiminaanik Family Services
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G4
Application Deadline: December 21, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: To Commensurate with Qualifications

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Family Services Worker (FSW) is a full-time regular program position. The Family Services Worker is responsible for conducting assessment and planning services for open protection cases and where children have been removed from their home. The Family Services Worker develops, implements and evaluates a Plan of Service with the family to reduce the level of risk enabling children to return safely to their family and community. The Family Services Worker reports to the Resource Manager in all aspects of job function.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Bachelor of social Work Degree or Community College Diploma with two (2) years’ experience in services related to children and families or comparable human services is preferred, however a combination of related education, experience, and skills may be considered;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Child and Youth Family Services Act and Regulations, Customary Care and the philosophy of service delivery, First Nation communities, family structure, and local customs and traditions;
  • Working knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of KFS including policies, procedures, guidelines, and protocols;
  • Expert knowledge of the Child Protection Standards in Ontario including case management requirements with proven ability to complete comprehensive assessments, reports, and other related case documentation within legislated timelines;
  • Excellent assessment and analytical skills to determine reasons for service, safety factors, levels of risk and/or risk of future harm;
  • Excellent planning skills with proven ability to set, implement, and monitor service plan goals and objectives to mitigate risk and develop strategies for reunification;
  • Ability to consult with and take direction from the Resource Manager at all critical decision points throughout the case;
  • Sound knowledge of traditional and contemporary healing practices with experience working with Elders, Healers, and Clinicians;
  • Experience working with a computerized data base;
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to ensure highest level of confidentiality;
  • Must be willing to provide after hours On-Call duties as part of a rotating schedule;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Drivers’ Licence and be willing to travel;
  • Must provide a clear Criminal Records Check and Drivers’ Abstract;
  • Ability to speak Ojibway is preferred and a definite asset

BENEFITS: Extended Health and Dental, EAP, Company Pension, Vision Care, 4 weeks paid vacation

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

If interested submit your resume with cover letter quoting file #FSW20230120 to:

Human Resources c/o Unit 209 — 308 Second St. S., Kenora, ON, P9N IG4

Fax: 807-468-7960 or by E-mail:

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