Alberta College of Social Workers

Foster Care Worker

Wabasca   |      February 13, 2018 12:00

Category:     SW Dip, BSW
Closing Date:     02/26/2018
Employer:     Bigstone Child and Family Services
Title:     Foster Care Worker
Address:      P.O. Box 780
City:     Wabasca
Date Posted:     02/13/2018
Salary:     To be determined

It will be vital that the incumbent possess strong interviewing and assessment skills, the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written and have counselling and problem solving skills.  Bigstone Cree Nation, Child and Family Services uses the Signs of Safety methodology and practice tools.


Qualifications:     • BSW or Diploma in Social Work;
• Working knowledge of the Child Youth and Enhancement Act and other Regulations as applicable to protection of children and families;
• Registered with Alberta College of Social Workers;
• Minimum of five (5) years Child and Family work experience;
• Knowledgeable and able to work with CICIO
Description:     • Recruit providers (foster care and kinship)
• Organize orientation training
• Organize additional support training as required
• Assist and Review potential applications for foster care or kinship providers
• Completion of home assessments
• Data entry with CICIO
• Provide support and advocate for providers (foster care and kinship)
• Assist assessors and generalist with child placement in approved foster/kinship homes
• Ability to negotiate and determine program services for children and families
• Organize and facilitate monthly support meetings
• Organize annual foster care support services to children in care (Kids Xmas Party, etc)
• Other duties as required and/or assigned
Please forward your resume to:     Mail, Fax or email a signed cover letter (scanned accepted) with resume, Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector and Intervention Record Check with three (3) work related references to:

Bigstone Cree Nation, Child and Family Services
P.O. Box 780
Wabasca, AB
T0G 2K0
email to
fax: (780) 891 - 2655