Family Support Worker

Website Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child & Family Services Society

Following the path of our ancestors

Nezul Be Hunuyeh is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency serving the communities of Nak’azdli Whut’en, Binche Whut’en, and Tl’azt’en Nation. We recognize that Nezul Be Hunuyeh head office is located on the shores of Nak’al Bun (Stuart Lake) on the Nak’azdli Territorial lands of the Dakelh peoples. Our Agency offers inclusivity, opportunities for growth, and opportunities for Cultural learning.

We are offering an opportunity to become part of the Nezul Be Hunuyeh team as a Family Support Worker. Under the supervision of the Child and Family Services (CFS) Manager, the Family Support Worker will work out of the Fort St. James Head office to serve Members of our member communities.

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Provide information, support and advocacy to families involved in the child welfare system
• Work with families and/or community advocates to develop prevention and safety plans as required and/or requested
• Attend family Court to support and advocate for families involved in the child welfare system
• Liaise between Binche Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Tl’azt’en Nation, Nezul Be Hunuyeh, and the
Ministry of Children and Family Development
• Provide practical support and assistance to families, including but not limited to navigating the child welfare system, filling out court documents, and connecting to appropriate community resources
• Participate in Nezul Be Hunuyeh staff meetings, events and activities and provide assistance as directed
• Maintain documentation reflecting daily activities, work plan implementation, and required reporting

The Successful applicant will:
• Have relevant education and experience, a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or bachelor’s degree in human related services field preferred
• Demonstrate strong written and interpersonal communication skills and problem-solving abilities
• Be proficient in Microsoft Office Software and computers
• Have experience working with ICM/MIS and Best Practices is an asset
• Demonstrate the ability to work successfully both as a member of the Nezul Be Hunuyeh team as well as independently
• Have knowledge of Dakelh Culture and the communities served by Nezul Be Hunuyeh

Applicant must agree to a Criminal Record Check and have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Indigenous ancestry is an asset.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
NEZUL BE HUNUYEH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
PO BOX 1180 – 700 STUART DRIVE WEST
FORT ST. JAMES, BC, V0J 1P0
TEL: 250.996.6806 FAX: 250.996.6977
EMAIL: hiring@nbh.ca
Closing Date: August 29, 2022 at 4:00pm

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@nbh.ca.