School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

    Employment opportunity

    School-Based Behaviour

    Intervention Worker

    The NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre – Aasgaabwitwindwaa Binoojinhik Wiin ni gshkiwewziwaat Program is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual for the position of School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker. Staff are based in following communities: M’Chigeeng, Sagamok, Whitefish River and Wiikwemkoong, therefore, travel may be required or office base may be flexible.

    Summary

    The School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker will work with students who are identified as having needs for behaviour intervention or school-based mental health intervention.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide services in different partner communities, travelling independently
    • Establish positive relationships with school staff in all partner communities
    • Meet with care coordinators to review cases and develop understanding of referrals
    • Meet with children at their school
    • Meet with parents and teachers as needed to ensure adequate assessment for each child
    • Write comprehensive assessment and treatment plans that include clear recommendations for teachers, school staff and parents, and also recommendations for individual clinical interventions following best practices standards
    • Assist families in understanding reports and in implementing the strategies at home
    • Provide information and support to school staff to assist them in developing competencies in behaviour intervention and children’s mental health
    • Be responsive to school staff when they identify training needs and report these to program manager
    • Participate in school staff training events

    Qualifications

    • Masters level degree in Social Work or equivalent preferred, but all interested applicants encouraged to apply
    • Must be registered or be eligible to register with the College of Social Workers or as a Psychotherapist
    • Social work experience; experience in children’s mental health or child and family therapy preferred
    • Two years recent post-masters experience in an educational setting preferred
    • Experience working with children/youth experiencing social/emotional difficulties
    • Demonstrated ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
    • Committed to community-based services

    All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of credentials and two work-related reference contacts, marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

    School-Based Behaviour Intervention Worker

    Attention: Melissa Roy

    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
    P.O. Box 101, 16 A Complex Drive
    Wikwemikong, Ontario    P0P 2J0         
    Telephone: 705.859.3164 Fax: 705.859.3300 Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

    Deadline: November 30, 2020 @ 4:00pm

    Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate: CPIC/VSS, Driver’s Abstract, Accreditations and Driver’s Licence. DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.

    We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Incomplete submission will not be accepted. No return of submissions.