The Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC) is hiring an Intake Coordinator.
As a member of the Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC), the Intake Coordinator is to act as a direct resource and liaison for the SFNNC with key collaterals and stakeholders. The Intake Coordinator provides consultation and expert advice to all concerns/complaints regarding child welfare matters, which include, but are not inclusive to, children in care and service-related matters, which are provided by on and off reserve First Nations child welfare agencies under the SFNNC.
- Receives all intakes (new information, referrals, concerns, or complaints) specifically from those received from the Child Protection Branch, Minister’s office, collaterals, and agencies.
- Gathers initial information to assess and determine appropriate service response.
- Enters all information into the electronic data base (CRM).
- Telephone screening and assessment.
- Walk-in referrals.
- Follows up with Minor Parent notifications.
- Initial crisis management, including risk assessments/crisis interventions.
- Makes referrals to collateral agencies/organizations.
- Provides case consultations and information re: policies and standards to agencies.
- Opens and closes a file at Intake or prepares file for ongoing investigations.
- Gathers and analyses Intake data for statistical reporting.
Authority Determination Protocol (ADP)
- Receives concerns, consultations, and general inquiries.
- Develops and implements training.
- Assists with processing of Section 28 transfers.
- Assists with Change of Authority requests.
- Assists with Permanent Ward transfers, Section 42 & 49.
Child Abuse Investigations
- Receives concerns and provides clarification with Child Abuse Committee (CAC).
- Addresses jurisdictional concerns.
- Responds to general inquiries.
- Assists with case planning and case management (challenges, standards, systematic issues, i.e., justice, school system, health).
- Attends and participates in large system meetings dealing with complex cases.
Foster Parent Appeals
- Consults with agencies regarding Foster Parent Appeal process.
- Assists with CIC courtesy care.
- Assists with Family Service transfers.
Sexually Exploited Youth-High Risk Victims
- Acts as Authority representative with CPB, Police and agencies.
- Attends Street Reach meetings for identified youth.
- Works collaboratively to develop an aggressive action plan that suits the youth which includes assisting with placement resources (Resource Development), funding (Level 5 Application).
Education & Qualifications:
- BSW or equivalent in social services field, must have at least three years’ experience in the child welfare system or a combination of experience and education.
- A comprehensive understanding of Child Welfare Legislation, relevant Standards and Regulations, and AJI-CWI and this must be reflected in the work being completed.
- Knowledge of substance abuse, family violence, child development, and child abuse/neglect and community resources is required.
- Demonstrated skills in areas of crisis intervention, abuse investigation and assessing high risk situations which may require immediate response.
- Effective and professional communication skills, both oral and written.
- Experience and familiarity with Microsoft software (Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
- Exceptional organizational skills to optimize client and collateral staff needs.
- Detail orientated.
- Proven ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasked environment and manage deadlines.
- Flexible to adapt to changing work conditions.
- Ability to work independently and as a team.
- Must have a demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture and traditions.
- Must provide Criminal Record Check.
- Must provide Child Abuse Registry Check.
- All successful candidates must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
- A valid Class 5 MB Driver’s License must have access to a reliable vehicle for business travel.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS: Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 4:30 PM CST
Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work related references to:
Southern First Nations Network of Care
200-200 Alpine Way
Headingley, MB R4H 0B7
Fax: (204) 783-7996 | firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please note resumes without a cover letter will not be considered complete*
Preference will be given to qualified First Nation candidates
Please self-identify as First Nations in your cover letter
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected will be contacted for further consideration.