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Position:               Cook/Housekeeper

 

Complexity of Position

 

The Cook/Housekeeper will require an understanding of the VAW (Violence Against Women) sector, an understanding of the culture and social structure of the BFN community, and an understanding of the history of First Nations’ communities within Canada.  The Cook/Housekeeper must possess good organizational and communication skills.  The Cook/Housekeeper must be friendly, positive, hard-working, energetic, direct and calm.  The Cook/Housekeeper must be self-directed, able to work independently and multi-task.  

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

 

Position Overview:

  1. Participates in the directives of the Shelter’s purpose, goals and objectives;
  2. Fully incorporates the Seven Grandfather Teachings into services being developed by our Shelter;
  3. Ensures that the strictest elements of a safe and secure environment are adhered to at all times within Shelter.
  4. Assists families with information regarding healthy diets of Anishinaabe people.  Provides guidance using the Canada Food Guide as well as traditional foods for the Anishinaabe people.  
  5. Establishes and maintains a warm, personal and supportive, though professional relationship - and provides regular, ongoing support, assistance and direction to the residents and non-residents by mentoring and teaching when necessary.
  6. Assists all residents to participate to the fullest extent possible in the day to day management of the Shelter’s daily living routines, i.e. meal preparation, housekeeping duties, laundry, etc.
  7. Maintains kitchen inventory, grocery lists/shopping, creation of menus, etc.
  8. Preparation of special occasion meals for activities, meetings, feasts, etc.
  9. Responsible for daily housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, sanitizing, disinfecting, emptying garbage, laundry, etc.
  10. Adhere to safety practices in food handling and universal precautions at all times.
     
    Other
     

The Cook/Housekeeper will participate in staff/team meetings as may be required and in any training that is deemed relevant to the continued progress of the shelter.

 

Requirements of Position

 

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

 

  • Must have knowledge of relevant food, health and nutrition handling legislation and requirements
  • In-depth knowledge and able to operate modern cleaning equipment and chemicals properly and safely
  • Required to possess and maintain a moderate level of physical fitness.
  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills to maintain competency on the job, including skills related to office tasks, client care and professional development.
  • Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation
  • Be able to provide a favourable CPIC with vulnerable sector screening upon hire
  • Unemployed;
  • Underemployed;
  • Be on social assistance;
  • Have no income;
  • Be on an active Employment Insurance claim;
  • Have been on Employment Insurance within the last five years; or be an unemployed individual who paid in the last 5 of the last 10 years but did not have enough hours to establish a claim or
  • Be an individual who has paid a claim for EI maternity or parental benefits within the past five years
  • Potential applicants must have not accessed the BET program within the past 52 weeks

 

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume in a sealed envelope, marked:

                                “Confidential”

Attention: Cook/Housekeeper Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, P6A 6Z1

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, July 19, 2019 AT 4:30 PM.

 

 

 

 

Home and Community Care Nurse

Salary Range: $ 57,694-$64,519

 

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

The Home and Community Care Nurse (HCCN) will be responsible to collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary wellness team to plan, implement, coordinate and case manage, monitor and evaluate and support the home and community care needs of Batchewana First Nation (BFN). The HCCN will oversee the ongoing supervision of the home and community care program care coordinator, PSWs and Homemakers, planning, assessment, monitoring and evaluation and case management and coordinate palliative care placement and integrate with Maamwesying Community Health Care Services for seamless services for BFN.  The HCCN is responsible for assisting the Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.   

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a team of staff in delivering coordinated quality home and community care and facilitate access to other health and social supports in the community.
  • Coach and assist staff with complex client situations, demonstrated case management, assessment, and client interviewing skills.
  • Monitors and manages the HCC budget, including analyzing results and recommending adjustments.
  • Participates in researching, integrating and promoting leading client services delivery models in home and community care, mental health, geriatrics and palliative care.
  • Implement best practice measures to serve home and community care clients through integrated practice of community and primary health services.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with health and social services agencies and external service providers.
  • Participates as a leader in change management initiatives, act as a champion for continuous improvement and participates in the development of policies, procedures, systems and tools to improve service delivery.
  • Interprets and implements organizational policy, contracts, and any applicable legislation as required.
  • Day-to-day supervision, planning and program development of home and community care staff.
  • Ensures process is in place for frontline staff to identify and address client safety concerns, and that client safety is discussed at team meetings, huddles and planning sessions.
  • Develops/distributes information packages/newsletter articles on Home and Community Care and palliative topics/issues, supports and services available to community members.
  • Arranges and conducts home visits to assess the health status and needs of community members who are senior/geriatric, hospital discharged recovering from ailments and treatment at home, experience a physical/mental impairment that prevents participation in independent daily living, and arranges for in-home care, supports and services where required.
  • Provides supportive counselling, completes preliminary assessments, makes referrals to appropriate service providers and advocates on behalf of families and individuals in need of one-on-one direct intervention services.
  • Competently performs as a Registered Nursing as set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) consisting of scope of practice and authorized or controlled acts and is directly accountable in decision making and understanding of their individual accountability.
  • Receives and documents requests for Home and Community Care service from individuals, and their families and service organizations on behalf of individuals and verifies information provided.
  • Coordinates and facilitates client-care needs assessment utilizing the Community Health Assessment CHA and Inter-RAI assessment tools to determine eligibility and the development of care plans and service provision schedules in consultation with the Care Coordinator, representatives of external organizations requesting service and in partnership and the Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager and Director of Human Services, where appropriate and necessary.  
  • Supervises the Care Coordinator to arrange for Personal Support Worker or Homemaker to deliver services according to approved care plan.
  • Advocates on behalf of clients where necessary and provides liaison between clients and service providers;
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual departmental Expenditure Plan and Budget (within the context of the annual Service Plan and available resources);
  • Monitors all relevant expenditures against the approved budget and recommends budget modifications as appropriate.
  • Performs Quarterly and Annual reporting requirements, as per contribution agreements.
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

The incumbent may have to address interpersonal tension/conflicts and differences of opinion within and outside the Department, and in the relationship between the Department and community members. The incumbent may experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitations and the process of involving at-risk community members in the prevention/education and nursing care services on offer. The position involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration typically with frequent disruptions.

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Will be a Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (mandatory) in the province of Ontario;
  • Two (2) years minimum experience working in a home and community-based health care setting OR equivalent combinations of training and experience OR willingness to train;
     
  • Specialist experience in palliative care, wound care, mental health, and geriatrics is an asset.

 

  • Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector is an asset.
     

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of community health and nursing services in the First Nation context;
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of home health care, direct care/case management and/or operational models used in First Nation community health organizations;
  • Will be expected to possess and role model Anishinaabe Worldview and bi-cultural competencies, of both contemporary and traditional methods of health practices to promoting individual, family and community well-being.
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement treatment and care plans, in line with strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office, and other health related software
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sectors upon hire
  • Current first aid and CPR
  • This position may require travel
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Full job description available upon request.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Home and Community Care Nurse

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, July 19, 2019 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

.

Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager

Salary Range: $ 57,694-$64,519

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

The Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager (ICHNM) will be responsible to collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary wellness team to plan, implement, coordinate and case manage, monitor and evaluate and support the community health care needs of Batchewana First Nation (BFN). The ICHNM will manage the community health team with focus on promoting health, preventing disease and injury, protecting population health, provide general curative, supportive home care or palliative care and integrate with Maamwesying Community Health Care Services for seamless community health care and services for BFN. The role will oversee the community health team management and provide direct clinical supervision to nursing staff to ensure effective milestone planning and timely completion of deliverables.  The ICHNM is responsible for assisting the Director of Human Services in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.   

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors the need for prevention/health education, nursing services and measures to control communicable diseases through interaction with community members and through information sharing/liaison with department colleagues, staff of related Batchewana programs/services, and relevant other native and non-native agencies working with community members;
  • Consults with colleagues of Maamwesying Community Health Care Services, other First Nation Health and Social Service Programs in order to share and obtain general information and ideas about effective service delivery and to remain abreast of new developments;
  • Participates in ensuring that culturally appropriate methods of service delivery are identified and/or developed, and are incorporated into health service delivery to community members where appropriate and as requested;
  • Develops and regularly updates specific service/programming descriptions, agendas, curriculum, methods utilized, etc.
  • Prepares and recommends, in consultation with department colleagues, an annual community health and nursing services plan (including estimates of financial requirements) for incorporation into the annual Human Services Program service plan that includes appropriate and adequate provision for members in all three reserve locations;
  • Provides direct nursing clinical supervision of the community health team, consisting of promotion, prevention and intervention programs, supports and services.
  • Provides overall case management duties of the community health team;
  • Ensures that the specific community nursing services provided are effectively and efficiently coordinated throughout each planning period with other services offered by the department;
  • Maintains a log covering all direct and indirect service activity (e.g. community, group and family/individual services preparation, administration, delivery and follow-up);
  • Designs and conducts evaluation of all prevention/community education programs and nursing care services offered;
  • Prepares and submits service progress reports as required, and a mid-year and year-end review of community nursing service delivery against plan to the Director and recommends plan modifications as appropriate;
  • Participates in the execution of internal or external program reviews and evaluations as directed.
  • Develops/distributes information packages/newsletter articles on specific health topics/issues and services available to community members, and develops regular health theme displays;
  • Participates in the planning, promotion, scheduling and delivery of age-appropriate social/recreational activities aimed at promoting positive life-style choices and the development of supportive relationships;  
  • Plans, promotes, schedules and delivers age-appropriate educational programming on specific health topics/issues that have been identified as relevant in the community, through in-school curriculums and community workshops; 
  • Plans, promotes, schedules and facilitates relevant age-appropriate support groups for families and individuals identified either as at risk of needing or already receiving health services from community-based or other service providers;
  • Plans, organizes, schedules and delivers regular immunization and flu vaccine, TB, blood pressure and cholesterol level clinics and head lice checks;
  • Arranges and conducts home visits to assess the health status and needs of Elders, persons recovering from ailments and treatment at home and those with handicaps and arranges for in-home care and other services where required;
  • Provides supportive counselling, completes preliminary assessments, makes referrals to appropriate service providers and advocates on behalf of families and individuals in need of one-on-one direct intervention services;
  • Conducts basic examinations, approves provision of over-the-counter medicines and makes referrals to the Maamwesying Community Health Care Services primary health care Nurse Practitioner, visiting Physician, visiting Dietician and other community service providers as appropriate;
  • Intervenes and provides support to individuals and families in crisis where appropriate.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual departmental Expenditure Plan and Budget (within the context of the annual Service Plan and available resources);
  • Monitors community nursing program expenditures against the approved budget and recommends budget modifications as appropriate.
  • Other duties as required
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

The incumbent may have to address interpersonal tension/conflicts and differences of opinion within and outside the Department, and in the relationship between the Department and community members. The incumbent may experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitations and the process of involving at-risk community members in the prevention/education and nursing care services on offer. The position involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration typically with frequent disruptions.

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Will be a registered nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (mandatory) in the province of Ontario;
     
  • Two (2) years minimum experience working in a community-based health care setting OR equivalent combinations of training and experience;

 

  • Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector is an asset.
     

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of community health and nursing services in the First Nation context;
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of home health care, direct care/case management and/or operational models used in First Nation community health organizations;
  • Will be expected to possess and role model Anishinaabe Worldview and bi-cultural competencies, of both contemporary and traditional methods of health practices to promoting individual, family and community well-being.
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement treatment and care plans, in line with strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office, and other health related software
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sectors upon hire
  • Current first aid and CPR
  • This position requires travel
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Full job description available upon request.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, July 19, 2019 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Healthy Child and Development Nurse Educator

Salary Range: $ 48,648.60-$52,052.00

 

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

The Healthy Child Development Nurse Educator (HCDNE) will be responsible for providing promotion and prevention programming, supports and services that are focused on maternal child health and well-being for pregnant women and families with infants and young children ages 0-6 years of age. The HCDNE will be responsible to deliver the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program as a voluntary support to mothers and families with young children up to the age of six years old. The HCDNE will be responsible for providing education, information and support for parenting, early child development, opportunities to socialize while learning new parenting skills and assist families with finding other supports and resources within the community. The HCDNE is also responsible for assisting the Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager in meeting departmental responsibilities for overall community support work planning and reporting, and in maintaining effective relationships with other community-based programs.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in monitoring the need for specific primary and secondary prevention programs/services through interaction with the Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager and other Human Services department colleagues and community members and through information sharing liaison with staff of related Batchewana programs/services and relevant other native and non-native agencies working with community members.
  • Assists in consulting with colleagues at other First Nation Health and Social Services programs in order to share and obtain general information and ideas about effective primary/secondary health prevention programming and to remain abreast of new developments in the area of baby/child development (pre-natal and post-natal wellness, parenting and children 0-6 years of age).
  • Participates in ensuring that culturally appropriate methods of service delivery are identified and/or developed and are incorporated into Health and Social Services service delivery to community members where appropriate and as requested.
  • Assists in the development of the pre-natal and post-natal wellness and children 0-6 years of age component of the Annual Human Services Program service plan that includes appropriate and adequate provision for members in all three (3) Reserve locations.
  • Assists in coordinating specialized services in the spirit of Jordan’s Principle and facilitate access to other professionals, as appropriate, for families and children to support their health and well-being.
  • Assists in ensuring that the specific programming for pre-natal and post-natal wellness and children 0-6 years of age initiatives are provided effectively and efficiently and coordinated throughout each planning period with other services offered by the department.
  • Maintain a log covering all direct and indirect service activity.
  • Participates in the evaluation of all primary/secondary prevention health programs offered.
  • Assists in the preparation of service progress reports as required and a mid-year / year-end review of community support services delivery plan against the Health and Social Services Plan and recommends plan modifications as appropriate.
  • Participates in the execution of internal or external program reviews and evaluations as directed.
  • Participates in the developmental/distribution of information packages/newsletter articles relevant topics/issues and Human Services programming available to community members as directed.
  • Assists in the planning, promotion and scheduling of/and delivers age appropriate educational programming on specific Human Services topics/issues and health practices that have been identified as relevant in the community through in-school curriculums and community workshops.
  • Assists in the planning, promotion, scheduling and facilitation of relevant age appropriate support groups for families and individuals identified as; “at risk” of needing, or already receiving, direct casework services/treatment from community based or other service providers – collaborating with the Family Wellness and Community Wellness Teams.
  • Arranges and conducts home visits to assess the health status and well-being needs of families and children 0-6 years of age.
  • Assists as directed and as skills and qualifications permit, to identify health concerns.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual departmental Expenditure Plan and Budget (within the context of the annual Service Plan and available resources).
  • Monitors all relevant expenditures against the approved budget and recommends budget modification as appropriate.
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

The incumbent may have to address interpersonal tension/conflicts and differences of opinion within and outside the Department, and in the relationship between the Department and community members. The incumbent may experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitations and the process of involving at-risk community members in the prevention/education and nursing care services on offer. The position involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration typically with frequent disruptions.

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Will be a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with a Practical Nursing Diploma (mandatory) in the province of Ontario;
  • One (1) year minimum experience working in a community health care setting OR equivalent combinations of training and experience OR willingness to learn;
     
  • Specialist experience in early child development, immunization, and community health is an asset.

 

  • Progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector is an asset.
     

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of community health and nursing services in the First Nation context;
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of home health care, direct care/case management and/or operational models used in First Nation community health organizations;
  • Will be expected to possess and role model Anishinaabe Worldview and bi-cultural competencies, of both contemporary and traditional methods of health practices to promoting individual, family and community well-being.
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement treatment and care plans, in line with strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office, and other health related software
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sectors upon hire
  • Current first aid and CPR
  • This position may require travel
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Full job description available upon request.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Healthy Child and Development Nurse Educator

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, July 19, 2019 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Home and Community Care Coordinator

Salary Range: $ 48,648.60-$52,052.00

  1. POSITION SUMMARY:

       The Home and Community Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of multi-disciplinary services to Batchewana First Nation that are aimed at allowing persons recovering from illness, injury and treatment, frail, elderly, persons with disabilities and palliative to remain in their homes. The Coordinator is responsible for supervising the delivery of personal support and home care services. The Home Care Coordinator, under the clinical direction of the HCC Nurse and in cooperation with the Integrated Community Health Nurse Manager is also responsible for program planning and reporting and maintenance of effective relationships with other community based and external agencies/programs and funders.

  1. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Specific Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Assess (or arrange to be assessed) all clients referred for admission to the program on the basis of specified eligibility criteria.
    2. Refer clients, non-eligible for admission to the program, to alternative sources of services.
    3. Have participation of the caregiver, family and others involved in the care and rehabilitation of the client, in the setting of goals, which encourage client independence and self­ management.
    4. Establish upon admission of the client, the expected outcomes of the services and treatment with the client and other involved providers of care and determine a time frame for treatment

       Services Delivery

    1. Develops/distributes information packages/newsletter articles on Home and Community Care service topics/issues and services available to community members;
    2. Receives and documents requests for Home and Community Care services from individuals, family and health service organizations on behalf of individuals and verifies information provided;
    3. Facilitates needs assessments, eligibility determination and the development of service plans and service provision schedules in consultation with the Home and Community Nurse, representatives of external organizations requesting service and the Social Assistance Administrator;
    4. Arranges for a Personal Support Worker or Homemakers to deliver services according to plan and arranges for transportation requirements through the NIHB Administrator;
    5. Advocates on behalf of clients where necessary and provides liaison between clients and other internal and external service providers;
    6. Plans, promotes, schedules and coordinates delivery of a monthly community event for seniors and shut-ins;

       Financial Management

    1. Assists with the preparation of the annual departmental Expenditure Plan and Budget (within the context of the annual Service Plan and available resources);
    2. Monitors all relevant expenditures against the approved budget and recommends budget modifications as appropriate.

 

 

  1. WORKING CONDITIONS:

       The incumbent may have to address interpersonal tension/conflicts and differences of opinion within and outside the Department, and in the relationship between the Department and community members. The incumbent may experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitations and the process of involving at-risk community members in the Home and Community Care services on offer. The position involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration typically with frequent disruptions.

  1. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Basic/Mandatory Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Will be a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with a Practical Nursing Diploma (mandatory) in the province of Ontario;
  • One (1) year minimum experience working in a community health care setting OR equivalent combinations of training and experience OR willingness to learn;
  • Specialist experience in home and community care, geriatrics, mental health, and community health is an asset.
  • Will have current certification in First Aid and CPR;
  • Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation in preference to other applicants;
  • Will have a valid class "G" driver's license and a vehicle;
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset.

 

  1. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge Requirements

       The successful applicant:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines (e.g. Homemakers and Nurses Services Act, Long Term Care Act) that are relevant to the funding and delivery of Home and Community Care and Homemakers services;
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being.

 

  1.  Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:

  • Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;
  • Relate effectively to community members generally and to families and individuals seeking assistance;
  • Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate interventions with families and individuals;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Work flexible hours.

 

  1. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • A clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector is a condition of employment
  • Travel may be required.

 

 

 

 

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Full job description available upon request.

Please forward your cover letter, resume and (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Home and Community Care Coordinator

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY JULY 19, 2019 BY 12:00PM.

Facsimiles and late submissions will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

One (1) Relief Crisis Worker

Function:  TO PROVIDE DIRECT SUPPORT TO THE CLIENTELE OF THE SHELTER AND TO THE COMMUNITY WITH KINDNESS AND WITHOUT JUDGEMENT.

CLIENT SUPPORT SERVICES:

  1.  Receive and admit clients according to designated intake procedures. 
  2. Maintain an effective communication tool and record of client activities to ensure effective service delivery by documenting information/observations which may affect client’s goals and/or health and safety. 
  3. Communicate effectively with clients including active listening and problem-solving around barriers and/or recommend to the appropriate community resources to address clients’ needs.
  4. Assist women in identifying their needs, exploring options and resources; educating women on the issue of abuse and providing support to make decisions and formulate plans.
  5. Provide in-house orientation with new residents and oversee communal living requirements as well as facilitate meetings to assist residents with conflict resolution and clarification of house guidelines. 
  6. Assesses and assists with clients’ primary and personal needs (medical attention, hygiene, food, clothing, etc.). 
  7. Offer clients emotional support and empathy while maintaining professional boundaries.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE:

  1. Performs security checks.
  2.  Clean all areas as assigned on a regular basis as well as upon client discharge.
  3. Assist with inventory control.
  4. Report any necessary maintenance.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Report all health and safety concerns as required.
  2. Take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
  3. Work in a healthy and safe manner.  Provide First-Aid when needed.
  4. Practice self-care. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1.  Available to work scheduled 12.25 hour shifts which include day shifts from 7:45am to 8pm and night shifts 7:45pm to 8am throughout the week.  MUST BE WILLING TO PROVIDE COVERAGE ON SHORT NOTICE.
  2. Must be willing to undertake regular training and attend staff meetings.
     
     
     
    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
     
  1. Post Secondary Education in Social Work or related field and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience; as well as extensive knowledge of violence against women issues and working with abused women and children. 
  2. Ability to handle a crisis, work as part of a team, carry out independent decision making and handle several tasks simultaneously.
  3. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, staff, community agencies and the public.
  4. Knowledge of various community service providers to effectively service clients.
  5. Willingness to learn and acquire new skills to maintain competency on the job, including skills related to office tasks, client care and professional development.
  6. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.  Proficient advocacy skills an asset.
  7. Possesses consistency and the ability to follow guidelines for documentation, such as those related to daily shift end reports, client notes and files.
  8. Previous experience with life skills such as cooking and cleaning is desirable.
  9. Knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation.
  10. Knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being.
  11. Familiar with common feminine health issues and is sensitive to cultural and ethnic teachings related to gender.  Awareness of men’s issues and their role in the family.
  12. Previous experience or willingness to learn to implement and deliver programming related to clients’ needs on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting.
  13. Understanding of what confidentiality is as it pertains to a small community.
  14. Required to possess and maintain a moderate level of physical fitness.
  15. Valid Class G driver’s license.
  16. Must be able to provide a favourable CPIC with vulnerable sector upon hire.
  17. Batchewana First Nation member, however ALL APPLICATIONS will be considered.

NOTE:  The successful applicant will be required to job shadow for a two week orientation period, at which time they will be provided with additional information and training regarding more detailed job duties with respect to client care, health and safety and employee standards. Contact the band office for a complete job description.

Please forward your cover letter and resume in a sealed envelope, marked:

                                “Confidential”

Attention: Crisis Worker Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, P6A 6Z1

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, August 16, 2019 AT 4:30 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.