Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit child and family services agency offering services in a holistic manner to strengthen children and families in their own communities in the context of their unique cultural heritage.
POSITION: CASE MANAGER OF WELLNESS – PREVENTION
LOCATION: Kapuskasing/Hearst/Constance Lake First Nation, ON
STATUS: Full Time-Contract-35 hrs/week (up to 12 months with a strong possibility of extension)
SALARY: $ 50,577-$65,224 per annum (Union Position)
CLOSING DATE: January 14, 2022 @ 4:30pm
JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Program Manager or Designate, the Case Manager of Wellness is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and counselling individuals within the jurisdiction of Kunuwanimano. This worker will work closely with Child Protection Workers, On Call Relief Workers, and Family Support Workers in order to provide clinical support and advocacy to individuals in need
- BSW or College Diploma in Human Services Field and or a combination of child welfare experience within First Nations communities and education.
- Two (2) years of previous experience within a social service context.
- Clinical Experience
- Experience in working with culturally appropriate service models for First Nations people.
- Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively liaise with clients and a variety of internal and external professionals, the community, agencies and organizations.
- Able to provide on-call services when required.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours.
- Must be willing to travel and have access to a reliable vehicle with a $2 million rider liability.
- Must possess a valid “G” Ontario driver’s license.
- Primarily focus on gathering information and conducting assessments of the immediate safety of the children, youth and families.
- Advocate for the rights and wellbeing of the individuals Kunuwanimano services.
- Provide clinical 1:1 support from a holistic lens while respecting the beliefs of the individual.
- Complete clinical intake interview in person or on the phone as required.
- Collect detailed information including presenting concerns, family history, school and education information, social functioning and strength and needs of the client / family.
- Create a service plan with the client and make all necessary service recommendations and referrals as indicated, both internally and externally.
- Liaison with external service providers as needed and facilitate external referrals as appropriate.
- Development a relationship with the child and family to facilitate an assessment and provide support.
- Ensures the provision of fair, equitable, respectful and culturally relevant service to First Nations children and families, consistent with the vision, mission and values of Kunuwanimano.
- Subscribe to the organization values of Kunuwanimano and complies with the organization’s By-Laws, Policies, and Procedures.
- Work in collaboration with broader Children’s Mental Health Services.
- Promotes and supports positive and supportive working relationships with community, group and/or alternative caregivers and ensures the provision of support services as required.
Please refer to our website: www.kunuwanimano.com/employment.htm, for posting details.Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to HR@kunuwanimano.com, by fax to 705 266-9122 or by mail to:
Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services
401 Cedar Street South
Timmins, Ontario, P4N 2H7
Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Thank you for your interest in our Agency. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.