Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Mar 11, 2019Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. This position is located in the Yellowknife region and the RMCFS is responsible for the overall daily management of Yellowknife Region child and family services, an annual operating budget of $5,7000,000.00 (5.7 Million), and a staffing group of thirty-six (36) staff. The RMCFS provides support and operational direction to a multi-disciplinary work force and through recruitment and retention efforts ensures adequate staffing for the provision of safe, professionally competent, and culturally-appropriate services to clients in the Yellowknife Region communities. The RMCFS is accountable for critical decisions affecting various aspect of people’s lives from birth to adulthood (including transitional age youth). The RMCFS is responsible for recruiting and hiring and managing skilled workforce. The TMCFS is responsible and accountable for ensuring the wide range of services provided by Community Social Workers meets the needs of client groups and the public in accordance with the appropriate legislation, regulations, standards, and policies. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: A Bachelor's degree in social work, a minimum of 5 years direct experience as a child and family services social worker, combined with a minimum of 5 years of direct experience managing child and family services programs. Salary range for this position is $105,671 to $126,146 plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.