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Case Aide
Competition #:2022-CC-052
Location:Lac Seul First Nation, ON
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FT/PT Status:Full Time (Regular)
Closing Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED
  

Position Overview:

Case Aides work with local Tikinagan staff to help families and children in the community. Case Aides also make a valuable contribution to the well-being of individual children or families and to community as a whole. The work of Case Aides and all our staff is guided by our Mamow Obiki-ahwahsoowin Service Model – everyone working together to raise our children.

Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Providing supervision with structured activities for children in care, until a suitable placement can be found
  • Working one on one with a child who is placed with a foster family, to provide support for that child
  • Transporting and/or supervising children in Tikinagan care to attend medical appointments, family visits, etc.
  • Providing assistance with community events or crisis response such as cooking, serving or transportation
  • Ensuring case notes and log book documentation are completed

Qualifications Desired:

  • This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants. Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite all applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.
  • Knowledge of and lived experience with the Aboriginal culture, including land-based activities, spiritual understanding, importance of Elders, etc.
  • Creativity in problem-solving and empathetic towards children and families. Education/experience in social services or child welfare is an asset, but not required.
  • Experience working with high-risk or special needs children would be an asset, but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak Ojicree or Ojibway is a very strong asset, but not required
  • First Aid Certification is an asset, but not required
  • Professional integrity and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality is essential
  • Valid driver’s license is preferred
  • Must be willing and able to travel
  • A Criminal Record Check is required prior to employment. Please visit your local police department to ask for a Criminal Record Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Successful applicant must provide proof of both COVID-19 Vaccinations

Salary range for this position is $51,683 to $61,766 annually.

All successful applicants will require an application for, or a current, Criminal Record Check(CRC). A Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for those positions working with children will also be required. As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible.

***ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED***

Tikinagan Child and Family Services is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

Tikinagan Child and Family Services strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.