House Parent - Black River First Nation

Shawenim Abinoojii Inc.

Posted May 21, 2020 at 07:00 pm Closes Jun 4, 2020 at 07:00 pm

Job Location:
Black River FN
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

 

Position:

House Parent - Competition #2020-28

Conditions:

Full-Time, Permanent

Department:

Community Specialized Homes (CSH)

Location:

Black River First Nation

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Community Specialized Homes Supervisor, the House Parent is responsible for ensuring the safety of children in the Foster Home utilizing a holistic approach that considers their emotional, psychological, physical, and spiritual growth. The House Parent is responsible for day to day operations of the foster home while following regulations and guidelines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·   Provide a healthy, comfortable and safe home for the children that covers physical, emotional and recreational needs and include enrichment activities that will promote the healthy development.

·      Help the child through grieving and adjustment process that accompanies removal from his/her own home and placement.

·      Help the child maintain a realistic relationship with his/her family through cooperation with visitation plans and active consideration to his/her feelings. Assist the child in preparing to return home.

·    Maintain expenditures related to child and home, attend all medical appointments for children, provide appropriate clothing and complete clothing lists with compliance resource worker.

·      Update and maintain individual paperwork on children in home and provide regular individual progress reports to Coordinator of child in care.

·      Adhere to Foster care regulations and the maintenance guidelines.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

·     Minimum of five years applied practice with children, adolescents and families and experience in working with high need and high-risk children; Or a combination of skills, education, and experience that would allow him/her to perform the job may be considered.

·      Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, and Foster Care Standards.

·      Knowledge of traditional Indigenous community-based approaches to providing care of children

·      Knowledge of community and family strengths and needs and ability to establish and maintain purposeful relationships.

·      Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and team skills.

·      Proven ability to consult productively with other social service agencies, authorities, and chief/council.

·      Must possess a Valid Manitoba driver’s license, clear driver’s abstract and be willing to travel.

·      Ability to speak Ojibway is preferred and a definite asset.

·      Must have a satisfactory Criminal Record (including Vulnerable Sector), Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks as a condition of employment.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Willing to work 10/4 cycle (10 days on; 4 days off) and on call for days off

 HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume, cover letter and Quote Competition # to:

EMAIL: HR@shawenimabinoojii.org

FAX: (204) 949-9413    

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to internal candidates, Southeast community members and self-declared Aboriginal candidates (First Nations, Inuit or Metis).

 

 

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