This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Regional, Manager Children & Family Services the Supervisor, Children & Family Services provides leadership, direction and support to Social Workers and Administrative Support staff. The supervisor ensures compliance with professional standards, protocols, and best practices and supports the enhancement of appropriate linkages with staff as well as allied agencies and community organizations. This position is vital to the communities and the Department of Family Services.
Knowledge of social services programs and policies, ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting, crisis intervention skills, organizational and time management skills, counselling skills, excellent communication (written, verbal) skills, computer and software experience, assessment and case planning skills, conflict resolutions skills, as well as the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality are all required to be successful in this position.
This is a senior level practitioner position, which has responsibility for managing and providing supervision to social workers at various levels of qualification, education, experience and training of support staff.
To be invited for an interview you will have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with three (3) years related experience to include proven supervisory experience or a Master’s Degree with one year related experience to include proven supervisory experience. Other experience should include assisting, assessing, interviewing, counseling and facilitating. The incumbent is required to keep up to date with current social work practices.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, a valid class 5 driver’s license and the knowledge of local community are considered assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
An eligibility list will be created to fill future vacancies