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. Usma specializes in providing professional, ethical, culturally sensitive, and responsible social work services to Nuu-chah-nulth families and children.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Respond to and investigate any report about a child’s need for protection
  •  Evaluating vulnerability factors
  •  Collaboratively creating a plan of action with the family, supports and Nation
  •  Fulfilling court requirements
  •  Will consult with Nations with a focus on protection issues; prevention of child abuse and neglect, keeping children connected to family and community, and preserving cultural identity of Aboriginal children


Preferred Qualifications

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

Competitive benefit package and salary based on qualifications and experience; annual salary range $69,500 - $80,000. To learn more about this opportunity contact Kelly Edgar, Usma F&CS Director by email:




Port Alberni

Contact Info

Apply by 4pm September 6, 2021, by sending your cover letter, resume and three references (available to contact) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager

(We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted)

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