• Full Time
  • Ohsweken, ON
  • Applications have closed

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PROGRAM SUPERVISOR 021-22-2

CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES

Full-Time

(2 positions)

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, January 19, 2022, for the Program Supervisor with Child & Youth Health, Health 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 Program Supervisor reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Child & Youth Health Team Manager. The Program Supervisor works to assist the Team Manager – Child & Youth by overseeing the coordination and delivery of programs and services for children and youth within the Six Nations community.

To manage promotion, prevention, education and intervention/ programming health services for the Six Nations children and youth, with the emphasis on assisting individuals to achieve their fullest potential in communication, education, nutrition, physical & daily living skills through a community based intervention approach, while working within the administrative procedures established for the Program Supervisor – Child & Youth Health Position.

To assist the team members to plan and organize caseloads and provide clinical supervision and support to ensure services are delivered in accordance with current applicable federal, provincial, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and assure that the highest degree of quality client care can be maintained at all times.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  January 19, 2022
Term Full Time
Hours of Work  35 hours
Wage TBD

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of related experience in a health setting.

OR

  • College Diploma and three years of related experience including supervision of support staff in a health setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Preferred experience working in children’s health.

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 Melissa Stefureak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 5727 or via email at recruitment@sixnations.ca.

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:

 

Program Supervisor – Full Time – 021-22-2

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

POSITION DESCRIPTION – HEALTH SERVICES

POSITION TITLE: Program Supervisor – Child & Youth Health

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Team Manager – Child & Youth Health, Six Nations Elected Council, which includes matters pertaining to the policies and procedures of Six Nations Elected Council.

PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

To assist the Team Manager – Child & Youth by overseeing the coordination and delivery of programs and services for children and youth within the Six Nations community.

To manage promotion, prevention, education and intervention/ programming health services for the Six Nations children and youth, with the emphasis on assisting individuals to achieve their fullest potential in communication, education, nutrition, physical & daily living skills through a community based intervention approach, while working within the administrative procedures established for the Program Supervisor – Child & Youth Health Position.

To assist the team members to plan and organize caseloads and provide clinical supervision and support to ensure services are delivered in accordance with current applicable federal, provincial, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and assure that the highest degree of quality client care can be maintained at all times.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Functions:
  • Ensuring staff adhere to relevant legislation, standards and regulations for documentation, privacy and confidentiality, scope of practice, and ethics
  • Supporting staff in the development and implementation of culturally appropriate client care plans to community members as required by:
  • Working with the Team Manager to determine caseload priorities
  • Appropriate use of interventions based on evidence informed practice and practice standards
  • Participate in program development and accreditation activities
  • Supporting clinical staff with the implementation of the Haudenosaunee Wellness Model, trauma-informed care and using culture as foundation for the development of services and programs
  • Supporting the implementation of inter-professional model of care within the team as well as with external organizations and their providers.
  • Coordination of inter-professional education for the team
  • Supporting inter-professional collaboration and communication for the team
  • Ensure materials developed by non-regulated health workers are accurate based on best evidence
  • Utilize culturally appropriate, evidence informed practice principles throughout care
  • Comply with established safety precautions and standards, infection control procedures and aseptic and isolation techniques when indicated
  1. Communications Functions:
  • Reviewing documentation regularly to:
  • Ensure actual work performed is duly documented and placed in the appropriate electronic medical record
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of provider service standards
  • Attends staff meetings with the Child & Youth team
  • Employs appropriate communication skills when interacting with clients, families and other staff
  • Follows procedures for reporting hazardous conditions, equipment and incidents
  • Ensures privacy is maintained in accordance with relevant regulations
  • Provides appropriate advocacy for clients and families when necessary
  • Communicates regularly with the Team Manager
  • Attends networking meetings for the Team Manager as requested and provides a summary report of the meetings to the Team Manager
  • Meets regularly with the Team Manager to provide updates on program team functions, quality improvement projects and program updates
  1. Administrative Functions:
  • Developing and supporting staff in the implementation of the work plan including caseload guidelines for each discipline
  • Developing, maintaining and reporting program indicators in collaboration with the Team Manager and program staff
  • Supporting the program development and evaluation process
  • Supporting the Team Manager in preparing and reviewing quarterly statistics and financial reports
  1. Other Functions:
  • Performs other job related duties as may reasonably be required by the Team Manager and the Health Senior Leadership Team
  • Provides coordination of students and volunteers
  • Provides support to the Six Nations Emergency Measures Plan by ensuring awareness of the Emergency Measures Plan and assistance as instructed by the Director of Health Services.
  • It is the responsibility of the employee to be aware of and adhere to all policies and procedures, including those that relate to client safety, staff safety and risk management.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Working has a high profile, extensive public contact and is subject to deadlines and interruptions.
  • Work may at times be subject to unscheduled hours and out of office sessions.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

With the Team Manager

Receives direction, guidance, encouragement; discusses plans and priorities.

With Other Staff

Promotes courtesy, co-operation and teamwork with all staff.

With External Agencies  

Represents and promotes Six Nations interests relative to health services; maintains awareness of legislative policy and program changes; seeks to develop close working relationships.

With the Public

Represents and promotes the health services interests of Six Nations; works in a courteous, co-operative positive and proactive manner, provides information and advice.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of related experience in a health setting.

OR

  • College Diploma and three years of related experience including supervision of support staff in a health setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Preferred experience working in children’s health.

Other Related Skills:

  • High level of computer skills – Microsoft Office – MS Word and Excel
  • First Aid and CPR certified preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Familiar with Electronic Medical Record systems
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understands the importance of Confidentiality. Ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Good knowledge of the Six Nations Community and highly sensitive to Six Nations culture.

IMPACT OF ERROR:

Errors in judgement and in the conduct of duties could lead to loss credibility, poor public relation, confusion, duplication of effort and misinformation being given to the Director of Health Services, Human Services Committee, Six Nations Elected Council, Government Agencies and the public.

CONTROL:

Guiding principles set by Health Services Department and Six Nations Elected Council. Works within the administrative policies and procedures established by the Six Nations Elected Council for the Health Services Department and other legislation provided by the respective governments.

Interested applicants: Please be sure to include SNGREC’s Employment Application Form with your submission