Full-Time Brighter Futures/Building a Healthier Community
AUNDECK OMNI KANING FIRST NATION
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EXTERNAL)
BRIGHTER FUTURES/BUILDING A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY
The Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is seeking to employ a qualified candidate to work with the Social Wellness Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for influencing positive change and promoting self-reliance and family unity for community members. Reporting to the Band Manager, with the support of an inter-professional health care team, the Brighter Futures/Building a Health Community worker is responsible for the Injury Prevention, Child Development, Parenting Skills and Healthy Babies programs.
- Primary responsibilities are to support, advocate and guide individuals and families who are working towards obtaining their maximum potential based on culture towards self-reliance and family unity.
- The successful candidate will work closely with families to set goals, develop and monitor individual plans and provide supports for success.
- The candidate will achieve this by working with other Programs and organizations to facilitate injury prevention and programs including early childhood development sessions, life skills, and support groups.
- Develop and implement work plans and budgets and monthly work progress reports;
- Good computer skills, including email, word processing, PowerPoint, and spread sheet applications;
- Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings and on weekends;
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
- Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills in order to meet deadlines
- Availability and willingness to travel
- Other related duties include creating partnerships, promoting traditional culture and language, supporting other programs within Health Services.
- Post-secondary education BSW , Social Services Diploma, Native Child & Family Worker, Child & Youth Worker Diploma in a health-related field with a minimum 5 years’ experience in providing health or social support services to clients in an Aboriginal setting
- Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance
- CPR/First Aid Certificate (or willingness to gain prior to employment)
- Practical knowledge of federal, provincial and aboriginal organizations mandated to provide health, family & mental health services
- Demonstrated ability – both written and oral – to communicate effectively with First Nation clients, families, community, and service providers
- Effective group facilitation skills
- Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team, including professional commitment, flexibility and good dispute resolution skills
- Criminal Record Check will be required.
CLOSING DATE : August 16, 2019 at 12:00 Noon
Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference, a copy of your CRC and
copies of any certificates, degrees, diplomas etc. to;
Charlotte Commanda, Band Manager;
Re: Brighter Futures / Building Healthier Community
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation,
13 Hill Street,
Little Current, ON.,
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