Posting # DEV-S-2223-0018A
Position # 5583
COMMUNITY WORKER (2375)
|DEPARTMENT:||Elders’ Home (500010)|
|STATUS:||1 Permanent Full-Time|
|HOURLY SALARY:||Min. (1) $24.78 – Max (12) $35.67|
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
The person will participate in the identification of the needs of the population and participate in the community organization & development and execute different action programs by using appropriate techniques, may act as a resource person for the groups.
- Intervene with residents of the Chisasibi Elders’ home who encounter social problems (loss of autonomy, drug addiction, integration problems, suicide, etc.);
- Acts as the case manager of the residents of the Chisasibi Elders’ home, when relevant;
- Responds to crisis situations with residents in distress;
- Promotes the integration of the family and social network into the elder’s home resident life;
- Reaches out to family and network of resident to involve them if possible in the day to day or care plan;
- Participates in improving the living environment and maintaining harmonious relationship between residents;
- Gathers information relevant to know residents’ Life story and shares it to the team;
- Organizes in collaboration with Elders’ home Assistant to the Immediate Supervisor (AIS), interdisciplinary team meetings with resident and family, once a year or when significant changes or needs;
- Does the psychosocial assessment of the residents;
- Leads intervention plan meetings and co-creates the intervention plans;
- Works in close collaboration with elder’s home team members, especially AIS and cultural activity technician (CAT);
- Participates in the Elders’ home structure and activities: supports the CAT for the activities, supports harmonious relationship between residents;
- Participates in the promotion and prevention opportunities for the residents of the Elders’ home;
- Participates with AIS and CPS for organization of travel to visit family or medical appointment or family to come visit;
- Use different methods, approaches and techniques (individual interview, group facilitation, social activities, etc.) to intervene effectively with the residents and their family;
- Receives and assesses service requests and refers them to the appropriate programs, services or resources;
- Works in close collaboration with social services and external partners;
- Establishes relationship with other organisms such as the band office, Youth council, etc.;
- Partners with hospital social services and clinical advisor for complex cases;
- May be supporting client’s waiting placement at the regional hospital in Chisasibi;
- Carries out other tasks usually assigned to this position upon the request of her/his supervisor.
- Diploma of college studies in social work techniques or social service techniques or another appropriate specialization from a school recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport;
- This job title also includes those who, after acquiring relevant experience, have a certificate of college studies in social work techniques or social service techniques;
- Applicants with an attestation of college studies in Educators in Native Childcare Services or Special Needs Education aboriginal and Inuit children may be considered.
- Completed the Charlie Training and PCFI or is willing to follow the training.
- Two (2) year of pertinent experience.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;
- Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
- Ability to communicate with people, to run interviews and to establish and maintain a helping relationship with the users;
- Ability to build trust relationship with partners and residents;
- Skills in counseling and knowledge or willing to learn the laws: Y.O.A., Y.P.A., L.H.S.S.S;
- Excellent teamwork skills and ability to work in collaboration with external partners within and outside the community;
- Good capacity for stress management and crisis management;
- Interest and ability for paperwork and written reports;
- Empathetic and understanding of families and human relations;
- Initiative, dynamism and sense of responsibility;
- Excellent interpersonal and listening communication skills;
- Autonomous and flexible;
- Practical, proactive and attentive to detail;
- Planning skills;
- Well organized;
- Teamwork capabilities;
- Ability to work in a team and to establish harmonious interpersonal and interprofessional relationships.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
- Fluency in Cree and English;
- Fluency in French is an asset.
- Must be available to work occasionally outside the regular working hours;
- Possibility of having 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM schedule (as per residents’ routine);
- Possibility of on-call periods.
|POSTING START/END DATE:||09/07/2022 – 09/21/2022|
|HOURS PER DAY/WEEK:||7 / 35|
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay
Tel 514-861-5955 Fax 514-989-7495
With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.
|WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED
FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.