Community Support Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date July 5, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Location Hastings, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Contact Information
careers@mbq-tmt.org

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY- INTERNAL POSTING
COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER – One Year Term Position
HOME & COMMUNITY CARE

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Case Manager, this position functions as a member of the Home and Community Care team; to provide support to at risk individuals and families based on specifics needs that will link services to effectively meet the needs of clients; and encourage client independence; and generate family and community support.

Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Diploma or degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in the area of Social Services
  • Minimum of two years of support experiences in a non-institutional setting
  • Be in good physical condition to meet the demands of the job.
  • Proof of current First Aid and CPR & Current immunizations
  • Valid driver’s license, clear driver abstract, and have access to the use of a motor vehicle.
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of people with disabilities, addictions, mental health and issues with the elderly.
  • Extensive knowledge of existing resources on and off Territory.
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and high level of interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture & traditional approaches to helping
  • Knowledge of issues related to elders, disabled and mental health
  • Knowledge of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Policies and Procedures and applicable program policies and procedures.

Skills

  • fluent in spoken and written English
  • understanding of the Mohawk language is an asset
  • self-directed but willing to seek assistance when required
  • flexible hours
  • organization skills to manage client needs successfully within the home in an innovative and adaptable manner

Abilities:

  • Able to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to liaise with families and health agencies as well as the Tyendinaga Mohawk Council for the elderly and disabled
  • Ability to motivate self and workers in all situations
  • Able to relate to and support all clients in a non-judgmental approach
  • Able to work with confidence using a variety of computer programs
  • Able to initiate policies and procedures as related to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and its programs
  • Must provide a clear Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   July 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:
R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
K0K 1X0

BY PHONE OR FAX:
Phone: 613-396-3424
Fax: 613-396-3627

BY EMAIL:
careers@mbq-tmt.org

Or Visit our Website:
www.mbq-tmt.org

NOTE: Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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