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Director of Child Protection

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Job Order #: 5747535

Employer Name:
TOUCHWOOD CHILD AND FAMILY INC.
Posted Date:
10-Jul-2020
Location:
GORDON FIRST NATION
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Education:
University Bachelor's Degree
Experience:
3-5 Years
Apply By:
31-Jul-2020
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
TOUCHWOOD CHILD AND FAMILY INC.

Contact Name:
Shawn Longman

Contact Phone:
306-835-2600

Contact Fax:
306 835 2743

Contact Email:
shawnlongman@touchwoodcfs.com



Description

The Director of Child Protection must have in depth knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, and will determine and monitor the design, planning, and implementation of TCFS protective services, organizational development programs, policies, and procedures. He/she is responsible for identifying, training, developing and implementing strategic Child Welfare effectiveness processes and learning initiatives. The core responsibilities of this position are, the protection of children, providing advice regarding reports of alleged child abuse and child welfare cases, ensuring complete follow-up for determining the outcome of child abuse investigations, leadership development, managerial development, performance management, and succession planning. The incumbent will interface with all levels of leadership. He/she approves change management initiatives and suggests enhancements to existing programs. The Director of Child Protection oversees the goal of leading, guiding and improving the human capital of the organization as a critical component in accomplishing Child Protection goals. He/she is familiar with a variety of field concepts, practices, and procedures. He/she relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  He/she will have significant knowledge of issues impacting First Nations Children and Families.

 

Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
Additional Skills
 - Use computer applications
 - Supervise other social workers, paid para-professional staff, student trainees and volunteers
 - Perform administrative tasks
Specific Skills
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
 - Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
 - Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary
 - Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
Work Setting
 - Social and family service agency
Client Population
 - Adolescents
 - Child
Area of Social Work Specialization
 - Child welfare

 

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