Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit child and family services agency offering services in a holistic manner to strengthen children and families in their own communities in the context of their unique cultural heritage.
POSITION: (3) HIGH RISK INTAKE INVESTIGATION SUPERVISOR (Non – Union Position)
LOCATION: 1 – Kirkland Lake and area; 1 – Kapuskasing/Constance Lake First Nation; 1 – Timmins/Cochrane/Chapleau
STATUS: Contract up to March 31, 2020, with possibility of extension – pending funding – 35 hours per week, including all benefits (except for Disability (STD and LTD) and Life) and will include the ability to pay into the OMERS pension.
SALARY: $73,723 – $95,073 per annum
CLOSING DATE: February 18, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: The HRII Supervisor reports to the Protection Manager. The Supervisor is responsible to direct, coordinate, mentor staff and evaluate the provision of assigned high-risk intake and investigations within a particular jurisdiction. HRII files are 12-hour responses and/or files, which fall under extreme physical abuse of a child, partner violent with the potential of lethality, human trafficking and sexual abuse.
Education and Experience:
- BSW, MSW preferred, with a minimal of 5 years in Child Welfare including supervisory experience
- Must have extensive forensic experience and demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure environment
- Must have experience working with First Nations families and communities
Being knowledgeable regarding all current legislation which impacts the provision of services to Indigenous families and children.
- Must produce a satisfactory “criminal reference check with Vulnerable Sector Screening” certificate and sign an agency “declaration oath of confidentiality”;
- Must be willing to work flexible hours;
- Must possess a valid class “G” Ontario driver’s license and clear drivers abstract
- To liaise with screener/intake to receive all 12-hour responses and high risk and complex investigations
- Collaborate with the First Nation Communities to explore options and alternative strategies to address complex issues affecting First Nations families
- Mentors, coaches, guides and works directly with staff on HRII files, which includes being in the field to support staff, and families
- Work collaboratively with trainer to develop and present monthly ongoing training seminars for Kunuwanimano staff, Alternative Caregivers and appropriate First Nations Service Providers within KCFS jurisdiction
- Assigns cases/tasks to staff
- Collaborates with other supervisors regarding HRII files and supports appropriate file management for HRII and standard files
- Responsibility for case management decisions regarding HRII files, ensuring an emphasis on early intervention and least disruptive measures
- Ensures that staff meet all required legislative requirements and standards as well as agency protocols, policies and procedures
- Reviews all files on a bi-weekly basis to ensure that families are accurately assessed, and monitors the effectiveness of the services provided to the family as both protective and least intrusive
- Evaluates staff performance on a regular basis
- Acts as a consultant to other supervisors and staff as required
Please refer to our website: www.kunuwanimano.com/employment.htm, for posting details.A detailed job description is available upon request.Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to HR@kunuwanimano.com, by fax to 705 266-9122 or by mail to:
Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services
401 Cedar Street South
Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Only those considered for an interview will be contacted
Thank you for your interest in Kunuwanimano