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Closing Date:  December 2, 2021 @ 12:00PM

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Lloyd S. King (LSK) Elementary School Principal and with clinical support from the Family Support & Mental Health Supervisor, the School Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing support to the students and staff of Lloyd S. King Elementary School and the Mississauga of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) students of Hagersville Secondary School

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree OR
  • MA, BA Degree in Psychology
  • Five years counselling experience in Children’s Mental Health
  • Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers/ Social Service Workers

Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act
  • Be knowledgeable about MCFN culture and social structure
  • Be familiar with traditional approaches to helping
  • Be familiar with MCFN human services principles, policy and other service resources
  • Have extensive knowledge of therapeutic intervention and of the range of evidence-based treatment modalities that are employed in prevention
  • Solid background in computers with specific knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Skills/Abilities

  • To work cooperatively with other staff and management
  • Relate effectively to community members
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Other Requirements

  • Class “G” Drivers licence
  • Must have a satisfactory result from a Criminal Record Check including a vulnerable sector check.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR or willingness to obtain by the end of the probationary period
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and occasional weekends

Assets

  • Experience working with children in an educational/School setting
  • Knowledge of elementary education

Salary: $47,641.50 – $67,837.50

Please submit your cover letter, resume, proof of educational qualifications and three current references to:

The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

Attention:  Personnel Committee

2789 Mississauga Road

Hagersville, ON

N0A 1H0

Applications will also be accepted by fax at 905-768-1225 or via email listed below.

A detailed job description is available at the MCFN Admin Building or by email at stephanie.laforme@mncfn.ca

Miigwech to all who apply, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.