Children’s Mental Health Worker – 217R4-21-2

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Children’s Mental Health Worker – 217R4-21-2

Job Information
Author alnationtalk
Date May 11, 2022
Deadline May 25, 2022
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Social Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
Contact Information
[email protected].

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 217R4-21-2
KANIKONRIIO CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS, SOCIAL SERVICES
Contract

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, for the Children’s Mental Health Worker with Kanikonriio Child and Youth Programs, Social Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Children’s Mental Health Worker reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Youth Life Promotion Supervisor of Six Nations Social Services.

The Children’s Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing a range of direct and indirect service to children and youth experiencing mental health and addiction related difficulties; to assess and develop individual service plans; assist in the development and delivery of programs and services to the broader community.

The Children’s Mental Health Worker is to provide coverage and response, to children and their families, in crisis/intense situations on an as needed basis. The Worker will also provide short-term one-on-one/ group/ family support in schools or in the community as needed. Interim support for children, youth, and families will also be provided until referred clients are received into relevant programs and services.  The Worker will also receive requests for mental health, addictions, and cultural programming from school and community partners and connect them with affiliated programs and supports for delivery.

Type Contract
Closing Date  May 25, 2022
Hours of Work  35 hours weekly
Wage Up to $50,000

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Will have a minimum of a Bachelor of Social Work and 2 years’ experience working with Native children and families particularly crisis focussed or counselling;
  • Or a Community College Diploma in Social Work with 5 years’ experience working with Native children and families particularly crisis focussed or counselling;
  • Will be Native in preference to other applicants;
  • Able to provide a valid current class G licence;
  • Able to provide a current and favourable drivers abstract with minimal offences;
  • Have access to a reliable vehicle with minimum 2 million dollar liability insurance;
  • Must have a favourable criminal record check and vulnerable record check;
  • Mediation/conflict resolution training considered an asset;
  • Certificate in the area of counselling, group dynamics, and/or crisis counselling will be considered an asset.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY): 

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WORKER – CONTRACT – 217R4-21-2
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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