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Reports to:Direct Services Supervisor
Status:Full - Time
Salary:Dependent on education and/or experience
Location:SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON
Reporting to the Direct Services Supervisor, this position is responsible to investigate all referrals received by the agency. As per the direction from Tikinagan’s Board of Directors and by Chiefs resolutions, and in order to work in the true spirit of Tikinagan Mamow Obiki-ahwahsoowin Service Model, Tikinagan has been moving services and staff positions to the community level. The direction for the agency is to continue to decentralize staff to the First Nations served by Tikinagan.
As the ideal candidate, you have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills, able to multi-task and are computer literate. You should be able to analyze, be objective and make sound decisions. The ability to communicate in one of the Nishnawbe-Aski language would be an asset. You are able to work independently as well as in a team setting. You must be able to maintain confidentiality. A valid driver’s licence is required for this position. Experience in the field of social services or child welfare would be an asset. The ability to handle stress and effectively manage crisis situations is a must. Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act would be an asset. The applicant must have/or be willing to complete the Child Welfare Professional Training. The successful candidate will be required to submit a current Criminal Records Check. A full job description is available upon request.
SUBMIT UPDATED RESUME, COVERING LETTER INCLUDING COMPETITION NUMBER AND 3 REFERENCES TO:
Tikinagan Child and Family Services
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B1
Fax: (807) 737-4550
CLOSING DATE: June 18, 2012 DEADLINE: 4:30 p.m.
All successful applicants will require a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) (and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for positions working with children). As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible.
ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED