Department: Family Services
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: MLTC Head Office

CFS Supervisors (2)

Employment Opportunity

 

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 qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry;

 

MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking two (2) dynamic, motivated individuals to fill our full-time, permanent positions of CFS Supervisors. Reporting to the CFS Senior Director the CFS Supervisors shall be responsible for the implementation and ongoing supervision of child protection, prevention and alternate care services. The CFS Supervisors are responsible for program development and ensuring program service delivery complies with program mandates, legislated requirements, protocols and agreements of Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child & Family Services Inc.

 

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.

 

POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):

  • Personnel Management/Supervision of Staff
    • Direct supervision of Child Protection Workers.
  • Case Management & Supervision of Case Files
    • Provide case consultation and direction; Review all case files and provide case management feedback to staff
    • Ensure program services function within the mandate, standards, policies of the Child & Family Services Act.
    • Encourage staff to develop culturally appropriate methods and interventions within their practice.
  • Identify barriers to effective service delivery and un-serviced needs of children and families necessary to support effective and efficient program administration, service delivery, and accountability.
  • Participate and assist in the ongoing development, design, and expansion of services and procedures required to meet the individual needs of children, families, and communities.
  • Collaborate with First Nation Health Directors/Coordinators, Community Family Support Workers, and other resource support people to create services that address each community’s concerns/issues and values/desires.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience – i.e., Child Protection/Prevention, CFS Program Management, CFS Personnel and Budgets, etc.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience

Preferred:

  • Masters of Social Work
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience – i.e., Child Protection/Prevention, CFS Program Management, CFS Personnel and Budgets, etc.
  • 3-5 years or more of supervisory experience

Other:

  • Knowledge in human growth/development; child abuse/neglect indicators/affects.
  • Knowledge of PRIDE Training, Foster Care, Alternate Care, and PSI Homes.
  • Effective in case management/consultations/reviews; collaboration with communities and respective agencies involved in/with the MLTC CFS Department.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and experience with computer applications, i.e., AIS, RedMane, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written), interviewing and assessment skills, problem solving and mediation skills, interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrating initiative and adaptability while prioritizing multiple demands
  • Be familiar with and understand First Nation barriers/issues/culture.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who speak either Cree or Dene.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check inclusive of the Vulnerable Sector Check); copy of valid driver’s license; and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK   S9X 1T8

Email: [email protected]

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

 

For more information, please contact Onyeka Arinze, Senior Director of CFS at (306) 236-8287. Also, please visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net.

 

Deadline:  Open

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

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

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