• Full Time
  • Ohsweken, ON
  • Applications have closed

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SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE CONSULTANT 014-22-2

CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES

Full-Time

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 Special Needs Resource Consultant with Child and 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 Special Needs Resource Consultant reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Child and Youth Health Team Manager at Six Nations Health Services.

To assist in developing and implementing an Early Learning program to facilitate and promote the inclusion of children in partnership with caregivers, parents and the Six Nations Community within the policies and procedures established by the Six Nations Elected Council for Health Services.

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

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Early Childhood Educator diploma
  • Graduate certificate as a Resource Consultant
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • Must have a vehicle and a Class “G” driver’s license
  • Current Standard First Aid including CPR Level C

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 StaffHR@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:

 

Special Needs Resource Consultant – Full Time – 014-22-2

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:     Special Needs Resource Consultant

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Child and Youth Health Team Manager at Six Nations Health Services.

PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

To assist in developing and implementing an Early Learning program to facilitate and promote the inclusion of children in partnership with caregivers, parents and the Six Nations Community within the policies and procedures established by the Six Nations Elected Council for Health Services.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Functions:
  • Receive referrals and provides an assessment of a client needs and proceeds on to intake if client meets program guidelines or refer out to an appropriate agency.
  • Maintains a current record on each client; including a Plan of Care and adheres to all privacy requirements for electronic charting.
  • Observes and reports pertinent data related to the client, or their environment to the immediate supervisor on a regular basis or as necessary.
  • Discontinuation of service when appropriate and provides recommendations for appropriate follow-up
  • To assist the Program Manager in annual program evaluations.
  • To assist in developing and implementing relevant policies and procedures governing program operations, including confidentiality of records.
  1. Communications Functions:
  • Provides in service education and community events
  • Provides client/family education and training
  • Develops afterschool programs for children and parents.
  • Co-ordinate program activities with school administrators, professional staff, and other relevant community agencies.
  • To provide one-on-one social support and small group skill building sessions.
  • Communicates relevant information to parent/legal guardians with signed consents.
  • Participates in program development and accreditation activities.
  • Periodically reviewing case files and recommending necessary changes, getting the manager’s approval for changes and amending service plans.
  • Ensuring clients safety and comfort while performing duties
  • Inform Program Manager of required supplies for programming
  • Assumes responsibilities for skill development and self-growth by attending orientation and in-service programs; and relevant training.
  • Attend meetings as required: staff meetings, committee meetings and community partner meetings.
  • Ensures all incidents are appropriately reported.
  • Preparation of internal/external documentation used internally such as updates, memos, and correspondence.
  • Participating in planning and decision-making activities which contribute to effective utilizations of resources and the improvement of delivered services and the development of best practices.
  • Provide crisis intervention to children/youth and parent.
  1. Administrative Functions:
  • Maintains confidentiality of information regarding the client and family.
  • Ensures safety of the client and their family is maintained by carrying out duties according to the Health and Safety standards for clients and their families, for self and other personnel.
  • Cooperates with all members of the Early Childhood Development Program team in the delivery of client care.
  • Works with other service providers, e.g. CAS, C&F Services etc. to assist in achieving goals.
  • Ensures that Program services are consistent with agency and program philosophy, policies and procedures.
  • Assist Program Manager in maintaining an up to date inventory and reports and disposes of any damaged property.
  • Assumes responsibility to maintain good standing with any applicable accrediting bodies
  1. Other Functions:
  • Performs other job-related duties as may reasonably be required
  • Provides support for the Six Nations Emergency Measures Plan by ensuring awareness of the Emergency Measures Plan and assistance as instructed by the Director of Health Services

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work requires physical activity and mental stress; requires working inside/outside; requires travel; requires extensive interactions with the public, who at times may be hostile of irate; subject to interruptions, deadlines and unscheduled hours.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

With the Child & Youth Health Team Manager

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

With the Child & Youth Health Clinical Lead

Receives guidance; discusses plans and priorities or interacts to ensure tasks are done efficiently and effectively.

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:

  • Early Childhood Educator diploma
  • Graduate certificate as a Resource Consultant
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • Must have a vehicle and a Class “G” driver’s license
  • Current Standard First Aid including CPR Level C

Other Related Skills:

  • Knowledge of theories of counselling and counselling techniques; assessment methods and practices; childhood development stages; classroom management techniques; nutrition; evaluation techniques and human resource management i.e. reality therapy, domestic violence, substance abuse, death and dying, family dynamics, parenting skills, crisis intervention, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder etc.
  • Knowledge of the Indian Act (with specific reference to education), and Child and Family Services Act (with specific reference to First Nations) an asset.
  • Previous experience facilitating Parenting Education, Anti-Bullying Prevention, conflict resolution, and anger management (for children) an asset.
  • Teaching experience and/or teaching certification an asset.
  • Knowledge of Iroquois language, culture and history an asset.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Word & Excel, Outlook and Electronic Medical Records.
  • 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