SVDN Jordan’s Principle Employment Opportunity – Wellness Worker / Case Coordinator (2021.12.31)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SIOUX VALLEY HEALTH CENTRE

JORDAN’S PRINCIPLE CHILD FIRST INITIATIVE

WELLNESS WORKER/CASE COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

The Jordan’s Principle Wellness Worker/Case Coordinator will work collaboratively to engage children, youth and families; provide Jordan’s Principle programming to assist families, youth and the community.   The Jordan’s Principle Wellness Worker/Case Coordinator functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team member under the direction of the Jordan’s Principle Case Manager.

DUTIES

  • Develop, implement and evaluate case management policies and procedures
  • Analyze, monitor and evaluate programs and activities, while working collaboratively with other organizations
  • Develop program and activity proposals
  • Work with families and youth to develop wellness plans
  • Develop and deliver a variety of community workshops and presentations

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Counselling, Social Work or three years experience in mental health, addictions or related field
  • Considerable recent experience in a community-based mental health and addictions with a youth focus
  • Considerable recent experience providing support to youth in the areas of trauma, violence, abuse, addictions and residential school, direct and intergenerational effects
  • Experience in providing services to individuals in conflict with the law an asset
  • Experience providing Dakota traditional land-based recreation and programming
  • Experience working a case management model of care
  • Knowledge of and experience working successfully in a First Nation community an asset
  • Knowledge of aboriginal peoples history with formal justice, residential and child welfare systems and familiarity with First Nations history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position
  • Supervisory skills will be an asset
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Valid Manitoba driver’s licence and reliable vehicle
  • Subject to Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry check
  • Knowledge of the Dakota traditions, customs and language will be an asset.

SALARY BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      Friday, December 31, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

Submit Cover letter and Resume to:

Human Resources Department

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P.O. Box 38

Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0

Phone: 204-855-2760 Fax: 204-855-2131

Email: hrapplications@svdngovernance.com

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.