The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.
Family Preservation Worker
Scw'exmx Child & Family Services
Full-time Comprehensive Benefit Package Including the BC Public Pension Plan
Please learn more about us www.scwexmx.com and Merritt, B.C. www.merritt.ca
Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a Family Preservation Worker. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Family Preservation Worker delivers quality family support services that are child and family focused with family and cultural values. The Family Preservation Workers goal is to safeguard children’s wellbeing and support the development of safe environments for their growth and development.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
Ability to handle crisis and crisis intervention
Ability to handle unpleasant and emotionally charged situations
Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Strong understanding of social, economic, political and historical concerns in Aboriginal communities
Ability to communicate in an appropriate manner orally and in writing
Ability to effectively use standard computer applications
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Diploma in Social Services, Human Services or Social Work or related field
One to three years’ experience dealing with youth, children and families in the field of Social Work and support services.
Experience with First Nation families, youth and children
Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.
Your interest in contributing as part of our team at a great organization begins with submitting your cover letter and resume as one document saved as (your last name resume FPW March 2019) before March 8, 2019 with the email or fax subject line as “Applying to FPW 2019” to:
Attn: Yvonne Hare, Executive Director
2975 Clapperton Ave. Merritt, B.C. V1K 1G2
Tel: (250) 378-2771 * Fax: (250) 378-2799
Scw’exmx Child & Family Services Society thanks all those who apply, however, only candidates selected to interview will be contacted.