C6 Social Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Usma Family and Child Services is seeking an experienced, C6 delegated Social Worker to fill a permanent, full-time position.  Based out of Port Alberni, this position will have full C6 caseload responsibilities. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane, depending on caseload) is required for this position.  Usma Nuu-chah-nulth Family and Child Services works on the traditional and unceded territories of the 14 Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, supporting and collaborating with community to develop appropriate responses to child safety concerns and build upon community support services.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to and investigate any report about a child’s need for safety
  • Consult with Nations with a focus on safety issues; prevention of child abuse and neglect, keeping children connected to family and community, and preserving cultural identity of Nuu-chah-nulth children
  • Evaluating vulnerability factors, utilizing a trauma-informed lens
  • Collaboratively creating a plan of action with the family, supports and Nation

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSW, CYC or degree in a related field with several years of progressive social work caseload experience involving First Nation families
  • Knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth governance, culture, and traditions; or being a First Nations person will be considered an asset
  • C-6 Delegation required or eligible for full delegation
  • Knowledge of related legislation, documents, and court process
  • Must have a car and valid driver’s licence
  • Provide references and an acceptable criminal record check
  • Be willing and able to demonstrate compliance with NTC Vaccination Policy (COVID-19)

Competitive benefit package and salary based on qualifications and experience: Annual salary range $80,000 - $91,500.  For information contact Kelly Edgar, Director Usma F&CS Kelly.edgar@nuuchahnulth.org.




Port Alberni

Contact Info

Open until filled. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume, and three references (available to call) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 7M2

Email: apply@nuuchahnulth.org

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