School Social Worker 156R1-21-2

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School Social Worker 156R1-21-2

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 13, 2021
Deadline October 27, 2021
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Six Nations of the Grand River
Salary $58,000-$62,500 - Annual
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Social Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
Contact Information
[email protected]

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER 156R1-21-2
CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS, SOCIAL SERVICES
Contract (Maternity)

Applications will be received by Six Nations Elected Council and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 for the School Social Worker with Administration, Social Services Department.  The Six Nations Elected Council Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/.    NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED. Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community. 

JOB SUMMARY: Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Youth Life Promotion / Children’s Mental Health Supervisor.

The School Social Worker is responsible for providing direct social worker services on a short-term individual and/or group counselling basis as well as supporting parents and families, and advocating and coordinating culturally responsive system navigation support. Working cooperatively with community mental health professionals in an educational environment dedicated to providing the highest standards of service. They will collaborate with administration, staff, students, families and the education sector to help resolve issues that may impact student learning within the policies and procedures established by Six Nations Elected Council.

Type Contract
Closing Date  September 8, 2021
Hours of Work  70 Hours Biweekly
Wage $58,000-$62,500

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work (M.S.W.), or
  • Must possess a Bachelor of Social Work Degree, or a Child and Youth Worker Diploma, Social Services Worker, Social Worker diploma or equivalent with 2 years’ experience working from an educational framework or child welfare sector
  • Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with schools (administration and school staff) regarding behavioral management, social-emotional issues, social skills development, and anger management to facilitate academic success for students
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training (ASIST) and Preventive Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB), are preferred
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices and assessments to support crisis, traumatic events, suicidal risk and posttension for students, staff and families is required
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of working with marginalized youth as well as a clear understanding of their experience negotiating independence, poverty and familial stress
  • Preference will be given to Haudenosaunee, Six Nations Band Member or a person of Haudenosaunee ancestry in preference to other applicants.
    Knowledgeable of the impacts of Multi-Generational trauma on families and the community

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:
  6. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

School Social Worker – Contract – 156R1-21-2
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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