Guardianship 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 the 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.

Under the supervision of the Manager of Child & Family Services, the Guardianship Worker in Prince George will be part of a Child & Family Services team. The Guardianship worker will support children and youth in the care of the Director and/or support youth through Independent Living Agreements and Youth Agreements.

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Act as Legal Guardian for Children and youth in care
• Participate in planning for children in care including identifying family and maintaining connection to family, extended family, and community
• Assess eligibility for independent living or youth agreements
• Meet with Children in Care a minimum of once every thirty days
• Work closely with Nezul Be Hunuyeh staff and other community service providers
• Support children and youth to participate in cultural programming and events
• Maintain detailed records, case notes, and undertake the responsibilities of a director under the CFCSA
• Act in accordance with the Child, Family, and Community Services Act, the AOPSI, and the Child and Youth in Care Policy

The Successful applicant will:
• Work independently and collaboratively building effective interpersonal relationships
• Reflecting and interpreting the Agency Vision, Mission, and Core Values in his/her own work with enthusiasm and commitment
• Have strong analytical and assessment skills
• Be proficient in the use of computer programs as well as oral and written communication
• Have knowledge of Dakelh Culture and the communities served by Nezul Be Hunuyeh
• Have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or equivalent
• Have C4 delegation, or be eligible for delegation, through Indigenous Perspectives Society and the Province of BC
• Be willing to work flexible hours, as needed, recognizing that due to the nature of this work that duties may not always fall within scheduled office hours

Applicant must agree to a Criminal Record Check and have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Experience working with MIS/ICM and Best Practices is an asset.
Indigenous ancestry is an asset.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
NEZUL BE HUNUYEH CHILD & 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: July 22, 2022 @ 4:00pm

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