Community Social Services Worker III - Two Year Term

locationFort Resolution - Northwest Territories (NT),

atGovernment of the Northwest Territories

Estimated salary $88,000 - $106,000 a year

Job Description:

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The position reports directly to the Supervisor, Social Programs for administrative and clinical supervision. Program delivery includes the mandated programs through the Child and Family Services and Adoption Acts, as well as responding to concerns regarding the elders, those with mental health issues, the disabled and those affected by family violence. The position will at times provide education

and facilitation of programs for and about the group they serve.

The CSSW plays a key role in planning, consulting, making referrals and coordinating activities relevant to case plans related to family reunification, respite for families and other preventative measures which may impact the family In a positive way. In addition, close contact will occur with foster parents and other caregivers who may assist the family.

The completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and 3 years’ experience in the delivery of social services which must include at least one year of Child Protection work.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

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