Community Services Worker/Family Service Worker
Reporting to the Community Social Service Supervisor (CSSS), the incumbent provides case management services to individuals and/or families who are accessing services in the Children’s disABILITY Services programs and/or Community Living disABILITY Services. The incumbent works as a member of an established service delivery team and uses sound independent judgement. The incumbent uses the professional application of social work theory and methods to deliver discipline-based services and intervention strategies with individuals and families.
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
A six-month eligibility list may be created for Winnipeg Services from this competition for similar regular, term, full-time, or part-time positions.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
The Community Service Delivery Division develops programs and provides services that support individuals with intellectual disability. The division manages community-based offices in partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), ACCESS centres, and health and social development centres in Winnipeg. Through these offices, the public can receive services including: Children’s disABILITY Services, Community Living disABILITY Services, Residential Care Licensing, Family Conciliation Services, Employment and Income Assistance (EIA), marketAbilities, and Child and Family Services.
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle to travel for business purposes
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
- Post secondary degree in a social sciences field (BSW preferred)
- Case management experience in an integrated services environment that includes brief counselling, conducting assessments, service planning and coordination, resource development and follow-up. Other acceptable combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay
- Experience working with children with disabilities or vulnerable adults and their families, providing supports based on the individual needs of the participants
- Experience conducting risk assessments with participants and their family members
- Strong interpersonal skills to effectively resolve conflict; interacts sensitively and respectfully in a non-judgmental manner with diverse stakeholders
- Experience with crisis intervention and protection services
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure while managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team
- Good understanding of the Children’s disABILITY Services programs and the Community Living disABILITY Services programs