Family and Community Social Workers
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.
Calling all Social Workers! We are seeking dedicated professionals with a passion for providing exceptional care in various communities throughout the Northwest Territories.
The team is currently welcoming applications for the following communities:
• Fort Smith – Family and Community Social Worker
• Fort Providence – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Fort Liard – Family and Community Social Worker
• Tulita – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Deline – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Fort Good Hope – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Norman Wells – Foster Care and Adoption Worker
• Tuktoyaktuk – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Fort McPherson – Community Social Services Worker IV
• Aklavik – Community Social Services Worker IV
Please indicate your location/community of interest on your cover letter/resume.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Family and Community Social Worker (FCSW) – A Diploma in Social Work with a minimum of two (2) years of direct practice in the field of Child and Family Services; or a Bachelor Degree in Social Work.
Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker (FCASW) – A Diploma in Social Work and at least three (3) years of experience or Bachelor of Social Work and at least one (1) year experience.
Community Social Services Worker IV (CSSW IV) – Bachelor in Social Work with 1 year of human services experience, preferably within Child and Family Services.
The FCSW, FCASW and CSSW IV both respectively earn a salary range of:
• FCSW/FCASW: approximately $91,494 – 109,259/year or $46.92 - $56.03/hr
• CSSW IV: approximately $100,269 – $119,750/year or $51.42 - $61.41/hr
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Eligible for current registration/certification as a Social Worker with Office of the Registrar, Professional Licensing is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practiceNWT.ca
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 23243
Closing Date: Open until filled
The salary for this position starts at $46.92 per hour (approximately $91,494 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.