Job description


  • Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
  • Plan programs of assistance for clients
  • Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
  • Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary
  • Provide public education and consultation regarding counselling services, issues and methods
  • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
  • Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
  • Conduct social research
  • Provide consultation services to government and other organizations
  • Conduct component defect investigations, examinations and tests

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Membership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check

Social Work Specialization

  • Child welfare
  • Community development
  • Education and training
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions
  • Social research
  • Family mediation

Target Audience

  • Children
  • Females
  • Males
  • Minority group
  • Family

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Setting

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Social and family service agency
  • Child Welfare Organization
  • Counselling, social agency

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available


  • English

* If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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