Employment Opportunity Details

Community Case Worker - Whitecap Dakota First Nation


Looking to further your professional human services-related experience with a progressive First Nation? We have a new full-time, term position available to March 2023. Great opportunity for a motivated individual to work as part of an integrated primary care team in a friendly and dynamic environment. Enjoy a competitive remuneration package and great benefits. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to further your professional experience as our Community Case Worker.

Position Summary

The Whitecap Dakota First Nation (WDFN) recognizes the need to deliver a prevention program that addresses and meets the unique needs of the people of WDFN. Emphasis falls on keeping our children safe and retaining them within the family and in the Community while supporting families to be independent and fully able to participate in the life of the Community.

The Community Case Worker will be responsible to work closely with Whitecap families to develop case plans aimed at ensuring our children have the strongest possible start in life and continued support where needed by identifying needs and working to ensure appropriate resources and services are in place to assist families.

The Community Case worker will carry out prevention program case management and program planning as part of an integrated case management team. The Community Case Worker will perform employment requirements under the direction and supervision of the Director of Health and Social Development.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide Case Management services in order prioritize needs and identify programming gaps and successes.
  • Identify resources available to eliminate risk of children coming into care;
  • Assist in the development of a case plan with short- and long-term goals for each family on the caseload within a case management practice meeting or exceeding current standards;
  • Review each case plan and family support plan with the integrated case management team on a monthly basis, or as needed;
  • Participate in strategic planning and work plan development.
  • In all circumstances, ensure that information of available services is communicated to the family in need of family support;
  • Ensure that all case documentation is carried out properly and that files are kept current and up to date.
  • Work closely with the Health and Social Development Director;
  • Work cooperatively with Chief and Council, Program Managers, and all frontline workers; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

  • BISW or BSW/CSW and/or training and experience in the Human Services field;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in case management;
  • Ability to articulate First Nations family structures and a strong understanding of the effects of residential school and foster-care histories;
  • High degree of comfort in dealing with suicide ideation, violence and abuse, intergenerational trauma, substance abuse and crisis intervention;
  • Broad base of experience working in family services thereby allowing for quick, sound decision-making by identifying the core issues;
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely;
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention procedures, child protection, child-in-care services and protocols;
  • Working knowledge of PC software applications;
  • Ability to work flexible hours;
  • Must have a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and a reliable vehicle; and
  • Must have a clear current CPIC (Canadian Criminal Record Check), which identifies a Vulnerable Sector Check.

Employment Details

Term to March 2023.

Based on qualifications and experience.

Comprehensive healthcare coverage package provided including a pension plan.
As an Employee of the First Nation, you are eligible for a 50% subsidy off regular rates at the Preston Early Learning Centre in Whitecap.

Application Process

Submit cover letter and resume via email to:     employment@whitecapdakota.com
You will receive an automatic reply acknowledging receipt of your application.

Apply via Fax to 306-374-5899, or by mail:

Whitecap Dakota First Nation
Human Resources
182 Chief Whitecap Trail
Whitecap SK S7K 2L2

APPLY BY:     Friday, July 26, 2019

Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites - open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites - open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities - open for application by the general public