Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services is hiring a Child Care Worker in Dryden, ON! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
The Child Care Worker is a full-time permanent program position. The Child Care Worker provides direct services to children who are in temporary or long-term care of the Agency. The Child Care Worker provides case management services to ensure the needs of the child are met according to Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services (AAFS) philosophy, First Nation standards, and Provincial regulations and standards. The Child Care Worker reports to the Resource Manager in all aspects of job function.
- Bachelor of Social Work Degree or Community College Diploma with two (2) years experience in services to children and families or comparable human services program is preferred, however a combination of related education, experience, and skills may be considered;
- Thorough knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Regulations, Customary Care and the philosophy of service delivery, First Nation communities, family structure, and local customs and traditions;
- Working knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of AAFS including policies, procedures, guidelines, and protocols;
- Expert knowledge of provincial child care regulations and standards such as, but not limited to mandatory visits, plans of care and plans of care reviews, social histories, health records, school reports, rights and responsibilities, serious occurrences, and other assessments;
- Demonstrated ability to complete case management requirements within legislated timelines;
- Proven ability to develop a comprehensive Plan of Care, setting goals and objectives specific to the child ensuring connection to family and community, and developmental, educational, recreational, social, religious and cultural needs of the child are met;
- Proven ability to monitor and update the child’s Plan of Care to set new goals and objectives as they are achieved or as changes occur in the overall planning for the child;
- Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships and advocate for the child;
- Proven ability to work with children of a wide range of developmental, social, and family backgrounds;
- Ability to consult with and take direction from the Resource Manager at all critical decision points throughout the case;
- Extensive experience working with a computerized data base;
- Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills;
- Committed to ensure the highest level of confidentiality at all times;
- Must provide after hours On-Call duties as part of the rotating schedule;
- Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s License and be willing to travel;
- Must provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and Driver Abstract; and
- Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.
The work is performed in an indoor and home environment operated 24/7 by the agency. This position works with children and youth that may become sick, uncooperative or display any other form of harmful or threatening behavior. Requires physical stamina, clarity of thought, visual and hearing acuity to provide supervision, care and support to children and youth, on a twelve (12) hour shift basis. Must be able to stand, walk, stretch, bend, kneel, crouch, climb and lift/carry up to 40 pounds. Provides local or regional travel for scheduled appointments, visits and recreational activities for the children and youth in various seasonal weather conditions.
AAFS welcomes and encourages applications from peoples with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request
IF THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH COVER LETTER QUOTING FILE #CCW20210927 to:
Manager of Human Resources c/o 20 Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1S7
Fax: (807) 548-1345 or by Email: AAFS.HumanResources@aafs.ca
All interviewees must submit a current Vulnerable Sector Check and Drivers Abstract at time of interview.