Francophone Worker

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  • Post Date: January 15, 2018
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Francophone Worker

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: January 12th 2018
Family & Children’s Services of Renfrew County helps families and communities in Renfrew County protect and support the development and well being of children, youth and adults through integrated services, prevention and social inclusion. We provide services of child welfare, developmental services, Ontario Early Years, KUMON math and reading and family visitation and exchange services.

We are currently recruiting for a Francophone Worker. This is a full-time, one-year, contract position.

About The Position

Francophone child protection worker provides assessment, intervention and case management services with families identified by risk assessment practices. The services are designed to increase parental capacity and/or conclude that the need to protect a child is paramount using resources external to the family. Duties are generally prescribed by the Child and Family Services Act and the associated standards of government.


  • Intervenes actively with family service/child protection clients as per provincial and agency standards. This position assesses risk, builds parental capacity and acts decisively to ensure permanency of care.
  • Demonstrates timely and clearly planned case management through continuously available file recording including assessments and service plans.
  • Coordinates the delivery of collateral services and through the use of a case conference format, demonstrates the case management function assigned to Family and Children’s Services by legislation.
  • Ensures active admission conference planning by anticipating the necessity for placement and by seeking the most qualified placement resource. This activity precedes the necessary admission of children with or without consent. This position prepares files for legal review by appropriate legal conference and via continuous instruction to agency counsel.
  • This position is dedicated to child protection but assumes legal responsibility for those decisions affecting quality of care. The position provides oversight for child care assessments and recording, as necessary supervises access for the  purpose of assessing parental capacity and serves as the agency’s major witness respecting conduct of the case.
  • Provides night duty (emergency) services as scheduled.
  • Prepares agenda and actively participates in the learning and accountability process of supervision and the regular team case and policy review process.
  • As a component of case management, the position refers in writing to collateral services for assessment and intervention and ensures accountability for the requested services.
  • Regularly consults with child care staff regarding child development, child education and foster parent capacity.
  • Actively plans the closure of cases including child care discharge by reviewing child development benchmarks, and by demonstrating increased parental capacity and consequent risk reduction.
  • Assumes other related duties as may, from time to time, be directed and authorized by supervisory personnel.

French Version

  • This position requires a Bachelor of Social Work or a Masters of Social Work
  • Fluent in French and English
Additional Information
Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County is committed to providing a barrier free workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume and cover letter and reference “Francophone Worker” in the subject line.

Closing: January 17, 2018.

Contact Information
Human Resources Consultant
Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County
77 Mary Street, Suite 100,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 5V4


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