Kinship Worker 1 yr contract re-post (0617)
This is a contract position. Reporting to the Kinship Manager, this position will serve the north service area and can be based from the Orillia, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge or possibly the Huntsville office. The incumbent is responsible for: carrying an assessment and ongoing service caseload of kin homes for both in-care and out-of-care children, and ensuring that the appropriate file activity; face to face service and file documentation are completed in accordance with agency policies and procedures and Ministry licensing standards; reviewing both in and out-of-care referrals to the Kinship Program; conducting assessments of kin caregivers and recommending appropriate matches to the service team with case planning proposals regarding the type and level of support required to support the placement; Participate in an emergency on-call roster to assess the immediate placement in a kinship home as long as this is part of the service delivery model; dealing with requests from other agencies for placement of their children with kin residing within the Counties; preparing assessment and reports and statistics; and other duties as assigned by the Manager including acting as a contributing member of the team and its responsibilities and development including procedures, policies and Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education (PRIDE) training responsibilities. Some evening and weekend work required and travel within the agency’s jurisdiction and outside the county may also be required. This is a CUPE Local 5319 Bargaining Unit position.
June 21st, 2017