Department: Family Services
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Meadow Lake

Post Majority Care Worker

 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 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 a seeking dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill a full time, permanent position of Post Majority Care Worker.

The Post Majority Care Worker is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the delivery of Post Majority Support Services to youth who have aged out of care. Provides leadership and clinical case management to the clients, also responsible for the provision of specialized home and community-based support to the client. Delivery of programs that promote healthy lifestyles, educational opportunities and relationships for youth, provide and assists in the coordination and provision of life skills development and educational services.

 

Duties (include but are not limited to):

  • Contact former and existing youth and young adults in care who meet the post majority criteria to enroll in voluntary services with the Post Majority Care program.
  • Participate in planning for transitioning youth/young adults including identifying and maintaining connection to family, extended family, and community.
  • Provide input into workplans.
  • Ensure appropriate cultural opening when coordinating meetings within Nipissing First Nation, for clients, families, communities, and other collaterals.
  • Actively seek guidance from the cultural staff on how to incorporate culture into the position or how to work from a cultural perspective.
  • Provide wrap-around support that meets the distinct needs and promotes holistic positive outcomes for thriving youth and young adults.
  • Support youth and young adults to be fully independent and identify their own interests to support their well-being for their life-long success.
  • Support youth and young adults to participate in cultural programming.
  • Support youth in referrals to internal and external services.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and relevant practices.
  • Ensure confidentiality and safekeeping of all documents and records.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and concise work files.
  • Follow Human Resources, finance and other policies and procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Act in accordance with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council Code of Ethics and always maintain confidentiality to protect the privacy of the Staff, families, and communities.
  • Perform additional related duties in accordance with job responsibilities and department objectives.
  • Participate in training, cultural events and other mandatory training as required.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum:

  • Relevant education and/or experience may be considered
  • Certificate or Diploma in Social Services, Child and Youth Worker, or related social field.

Preferred:

  • Diploma in Social Services

Other:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Provide a criminal reference check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Check, and Child Welfare Check
  • Essential computer competencies
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, indigenous youth/young adults’ engagement, and community outreach
  • Knowledge and experience working with Indigenous, youth/young adults’ and families in a healing and wellness capacity.
  • Knowledge of the Medicine Wheel concepts and 7 Grandfather Teachings
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting.
  • Speaks Cree, Dene or both languages will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills
  • Must have the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Strength based problem solving and takes initiative.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work flexible hours – will include evenings and/or weekends to support program and community needs.

 

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check inclusive of the Vulnerable Sector Check), a copy of your valid driver’s license, and three (3) recent 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, CFS Youth Dev. Program Coordinator at (306) 236-8253. Also, please visit our website at www.mltc.net

 

Deadline:   Friday, April 12th, 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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