Family Preservation Worker
Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society
Mount Currie, BC

The Family Preservation worker is a member of our new Nxwezil'tem's (Child and Family Services) Team within Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society. The role of the Preservation worker is to support families and communities in addressing their unique needs for building healthy families. The Family preservation worker focuses on prevention and early intervention. The work includes one on one casework also facilitating groups and programming.

A successful applicant for this role is someone who has a Bachelor of Social Work. Has a strong understanding of the impacts of colonization on the individual, family, and community level and ability to be aware of potential triggers when doing Child/Family Services work. Able to be a supportive presence when working with families and able to refer them to internal services and external agencies. Also, to work with families that have large teams of support people and the Ministry of Child and Family Development involvement. Also, supporting the family in accessing cultural support. A key role as the Preservation worker it to work with families to reach out to their extended Family/Community to be a part of their resources and in making culturally appropriate plans, such as care plans and safety plans.

Relocation support will be considered for the successful applicant. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • working in a supportive environment with families: 1 year (Preferred)
  • developing cultural care & safety plans: 1 year (Preferred)
  • understanding the impact of colonization on families: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Human or Family Services: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Licence:

  • BC (Preferred)