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15 Jan 2019

Full-Time School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

expositor Wikwemikong, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Employment Opportunity

School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

The NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre – School Health Support Services Program is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual for the position of School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker. School Health Support Services will have staffed based in following communities, M’Chigeeng, Sagamok, Whitefish River and Wiikwemkoong, therefore travel may be required or base office flexible. Flexible start date.

Summary

The School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker will work with students who are identified as having needs for behaviour intervention or school based mental health intervention. Comprehensive assessments of behaviour and mental health issues will be expected and treatment plans that include individual intervention, group intervention, classroom intervention, family intervention will be written and implemented. Support to teachers and school staff will be given to develop classroom behavior management strategies and to increase competency of educational systems in this area. Individual therapy/behaviour intervention will be done. Clinical meetings with family members and other involved adults will be done. All aspects of this position will be expected to follow best practices models. The School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker will be under the supervision of the School Health Support Services Program Manager.

Responsibilities 

  1. Provide services in different partner communities, travelling independently
  2. Establish positive relationships with school staff in all partner communities
  3. Meet with care coordinators to review cases and develop understanding of referrals
  4. Meet with children at their school
  5. Meet with parents and teachers as needed to ensure adequate assessment for each child
  6. Write comprehensive assessment and treatment plans that include clear recommendations for teachers, school staff, and parents and also recommendations for individual clinical interventions following best practices standards.
  7. Assist families in understanding reports and in implementing the strategies at home.
  8. Provide information and support to school staff to assist them in developing competencies in behavior intervention and children’s mental health
  9. Be responsive to school staff when they identify training needs and report these to program manager
  10. Participate in school staff training events

Qualifications

  • Masters level degree in Social Work or equivalent preferred, but all interested applicants encouraged to apply
  • Must be registered or be eligible to register with the College of Social Workers, or as a Psychotherapist
  • Social work experience. Experience in children’s mental health or child and family therapy preferred.
  • 2 years recent post-masters experience in an educational setting preferred.
  • Experience working with children/youth experiencing social/emotional difficulties
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Committed to community based services

For a complete job description, please contact Melissa Roy.

Starting salary – $52,230.00 in accordance to WUIR Salary Grid. All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, and copies of credentials and 2 work related reference letters marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

Attention: Melissa Roy, Executive Assistant

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

P.O. Box 101, 16A – Complex Drive

Wikwemikong, Ontario    P0P 2J0

Telephone: 705.859.3164

Fax: 705.859.3300

Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

Deadline: January 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm 

Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate:

CPIC/VSS, Driver’s License & Abstract and Accreditations.

DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.

We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. No return of submissions.

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time.

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