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Family Preservation Worker

Job Summary

Location: Whatì
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 25386
Salary: $87,419 - $104,423
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Jul 23, 2024

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Whati.

Department Information

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.

Job Information

The Family Preservation Worker assists families in effectively addressing the emotional, physical, cultural, intellectual and spiritual needs of their children. Families access services through referral from Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA) Child and Family Services Social Workers and the Mental Health and Wellness team. The over-arching purpose of this position is to work with families collaboratively to enhance the safety of children and reduce the risk of abuse or neglect.

The Family Preservation Worker position is located in Whati, NT and reports to the Regional Supervisor, Family Preservation.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A diploma in social work, child development, youth care or early childhood education plus one year experience in working with youth or families as a family support worker.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
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.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 (one) year term.

Affirmative Action

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.

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 # 25386         

Closing Date: July 23, 2024 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.83 per hour to $53.55 per hour, plus a pro-rated annual Northern Allowance of $7.91 per hour.