Resource 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.

Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child and Family Services is seeking an experienced, mature professional to fill the position of Resources Worker in the Prince George location. Under the supervision of the Resources Manager, the Resources Social Worker is responsible for actively recruiting prospective caregivers, providing ongoing support and training for caregivers, and working with guardianship teams to provide placement options to children from the communities of Nak’azdli Whut’en, Tl’azt’en Nation, and Binche Whut’en. The Resources Social Worker is a delegated director under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA) and works in accordance with the CFCSA, AOPSI, and Resource Work Policy.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop, plan, and attend caregiver recruitment events and caregiver training opportunities
  • Recruit Caregivers and complete SAFE home study assessments
  • Attend meetings with caregivers and school/health professionals to provide advocacy and support
  • Assess and evaluate caregivers’ strengths and challenges
  • Complete, as required, Quality of Care reviews and participate in Family Care Home investigations
  • Completes caregiver contracts, annual reviews, and 90-day home reviews
  • Maintains accurate and timely case documentation
  • Coordinate the assessment and negotiation of specialized caregiver rates
  • Support caregivers in understanding the importance of cultural identity for Dakelh children in their care and prioritizing opportunities.
  • A full job description is available upon request

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social Work, or a relevant human services degree
  • Eligible for delegation through the Province of BC
  • A combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Knowledge of BC child welfare and family court system
  • Previous experience working within the Carrier community is an asset
  • Knowledge of Carrier Culture and history is an asset
  • Ability to network with community to promote the services of NBHCFSS
  • Experience in using MIS/ICM or Best Practices Data Management Systems
  • Excellent communication, writing and computer usage skills

Applicant must agree to a Criminal Record Check & Vulnerable Sector Check.
Applicant must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
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: August 12, 2022 @ 4:00pm

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