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Position: School Social Worker 1

Department: Education Support Services

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time (12-month)

Union: The New Brunswick Union of Public & Private Employees (NBUPPE)

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Reports to: Director, Education Support Services

The School Social Work practice incorporates a variety of methods, including individual, group work, community engagement, and consultation. The School Social Worker will support schools and staff in various issues in the context of school social work practice. This may include but is not limited to personal, social, and emotional, family functioning, schooling, and academic success.Description

This social work position will require supporting a cluster of schools within an integrated lens. Working from an ecological systems lens, the school social worker will provide direct services to children who experience difficulty within their environment (home, school, community) which impacts their school functioning. This social worker position will also facilitate and build the capacity of school staff to understand how the elements of familial, cultural and community impact a students response to learning. Other related duties may be assigned as necessary. Travel is required.Qualifications

- Graduation from university with a Bachelors in Social Work or a related discipline.

- Registered with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.

- Experience working with children is preferred.

- Written and spoken English is required.Salary

In accordance with the New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees (Professional Support Group) Collective Agreement, $1,979.60 - $2,543.68 bi-weekly (effective July 1, 2022).

Necessary Special Requirement

Registration [or eligibility] with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers. This is an open competition; however, in accordance with the New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees Collective Agreement, should unionized employees under this bargaining group apply, employees shall be selected based on skill, ability and qualifications. Where skill, qualifications and ability are relatively equal amongst union applicants, the vacancy will be filled based on seniority within the bargaining unit. If there are no union applicants, the position will be filled from qualified applicants for this competition. Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Subject to the response of this competition, education and/ or experience requirements may be changed.

Thank you in advance for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we promote a scent-free environment.