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Location: Tlicho Community Services Agen

Department: TCHSSA Social Prog Support

Job Code: 14675

Salary: $83,363 - $99,509

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

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

Located in Behchoko, the Community Social Services Worker (CSSW) III is responsible for providing community based social services to identified groups, individuals and families within applicable legislation, to protect and improve their social well-being and functioning.  The CSSW III works within the contest of the vision and principles of the Tlicho Community Services Agency and in accordance with the code of Ethics for Social Workers and the Social Work Profession Act.

The CSSW Ill works with representatives from a number of agencies, including but not limited to the RCMP, Health Centre, Public Health, Home Care, Individual and Family Counselors, Housing, Education, Culture and Employment and Tlicho Government Staff.  The CSSW III must develop a positive relationship with all these resources to provide optimum support to the children and families with whom they work.  The CSSW III must nurture/foster a positive relationship among the people s/he serves

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a Master’s in Social Work combined with one year of related social work experience; a Bachelor's degree in Social Work with three years of direct, relevant experience in social work; or a Diploma in Social Work combined with five years of related social work experience, which would include one year experience in a cross-cultural setting preferably, in the Northwest Territories.  The incumbent must be eligible to be licensed or registered under the Social Work Profession Act. 

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $42.75 per hour to $51.03 per hour (approximately $83,362.50 - $99,508.50.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,158.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


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.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #14675

Open Until Filled.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445


Employment is contingent on obtaining and maintaining the GNWT Child Protection Appointment. 

For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practicenorth.ca.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License.

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 Year Term.