Closing on: Jun 28, 2024
Department: Family Services
Job Type: Full Time Permanent Term
Location: Buffalo Narrows Meadow Lake MLTC Head Office

CFS Prevention Workers

Employment Opportunities

 

MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10.   The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy.  As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.

  • This competition is open to all applicants; and
  • Preference will be given to First Nation or other Indigenous applicants who possess the qualifications, knowledge and skills to meet the minimum suitability requirements as stated for the position

 

MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill three (4) full-time, permanent positions & one (1) full time, 1 year term position of Prevention Workers – Three (3) positions are based out of the main office in Meadow Lake/Flying Dust and one (1) position is based out of the Buffalo Narrows Sub Office.

 

The successful candidates will work as part of the MLTC CFS in ensuring effective prevention services are implemented and provided to children and their families of the nine (9) MLFN communities. This individual will be sensitive, compassionate and professional in all areas relating to the CFS Program needs, issues and concerns and will apply a holistic approach to individual, family, and community healing and development.

 

MLTC CFS offers competitive wage comparison with an “MLTC Premium” top up on salary. We also offer a comprehensive benefit plan including Dental, Extended Health, Sick Leave and a Pension Plan match.

 

DUTIES: (Include, but not limited to)

  • Work with, support, and assist local service providers to achieve the prevention goals.
  • Will gather training materials and develop/maintain a CFS Prevention resource library.
  • Will maintain accurate program data and collect prevention statistical information.
  • Will coordinate training sessions with other MLTC programs.
  • Follow protocol as mandated by Child and Family Services Act and abide by Family Centered Manual and Children’s Services Manual.
  • Work collaboratively with Child Protection staff in planning for families.
  • Support, participate in, and provide leadership and advocacy in community planning processes (Inter-agency) regarding the ongoing development of service to children and families.
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • Grade 12 with a combination of relevant training and work experience may be considered.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience working with children, families, communities.

Preferred:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Native Science or other relevant discipline
  • Three (3) to four (4) years of experience working with children, families, communities.

Other:

  • Be knowledgeable in child/community development and be able to formulate/document family assessments, case plans, program plans, etc.
    • Be knowledgeable in the dynamics of child abuse/neglect, family violence, addictions, poverty, and oppression.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and communication (written/verbal) skills.
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, i.e., demonstrated proficiency in computer applications (i.e., AIS Database; Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, integrity, and personal wellness.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours with extensive travel involved.
  • The ability to speak and understand Cree and/or Dene is a definite asset.

 

 

All interested applicants are invited to submit: a letter of intent, resume detailing qualifications and experience, copies of credentials, current satisfactory RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check inclusive of a Vulnerable Sector Check), copy of valid driver’s license, and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK  S9X 1T8

E-mail:  [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654.  Fax: (306) 236-3509

For more information, please contact Terrance Sylvestre, A/Prevention Manager at (306) 236-8287. Also, please visit our website at www.mltc.net.

Deadline:     Friday, June 28, 2024

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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