Child Protection Worker
The child protection worker provides for the protection of children as defined by the Child & Family Services Act. The role of the child protection worker is to assess the risks and strengths of families in the community and to support families in building their capacities to care for their children. The key responsibilities of this role are on assessing risk, well being and planning for permanency through strong collaboration with families, our agency and community partners.
This position supports and contributes to the agency’s commitments to Leadership, Excellence, Strength Based Practice and Anti-Oppressive Practice along with the Agency’s mission, values and strategic initiatives.
- Solid skills in child welfare case management
- Superior skills and experience in clinical assessment, counselling and crisis intervention
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly with recordings and reports
- Knowledge of family services and child in care issues
- Competent computer skills
- Proficiency in the French Language is considered an asset
- BSW or MSW degree from a recognized university
- At least one year of related experience in a child protection role
- A class “G” driver’s license and daily access to a vehicle are required
- Authorized Child Protection Workers: $35.86 - $46.19
- Unauthorized Child Protection Workers: $33.06
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- Pay Type Hourly
- The Children's Aid Society of Peel Region, 25 Capston Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada