Employment Opportunity

Family Well-Being Worker

Competition #24-36

 

Job Location: Moose Factory, ON

 

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Health & Wellness Coordinator, the Family Well-Being Worker will collaborate with families to understand their individual needs and challenges, offering personalized support to foster a strong foundation for well-being. The primary objective is to strengthen family bonds, enhance parenting skills, and promote overall well-being through culturally sensitive programs and activities that emphasize connections with the land.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. Bachelor or Diploma in Social Work or Mental Health & addictions diploma or a related field and experience is preferred.

  2. Minimum of 2 years of counselling experience for children, youth, and families and working withinFirst Nations

  3. Land-based healing and therapy practices.

  4. Ability to build trust and rapport with families and maintain confidentiality.

  5. Empathy and understanding of diverse family dynamics.

  6. Knowledge of child development, parenting strategies, and family systems.

  7. Familiarity with community resources and services.

  8. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

  9. Strong organizational, time management, and documentation skills.

  10. Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  11. Cultural competence and sensitivity.

  12. Understanding of historical trauma.

  13. Familiarity with trauma-informed practices and restorative approaches.

  14. Mental Health First Aide First Nations Certification, BLSC and First Aid preferred or willing to obtainwithin 6 months of employment.

  15. Must provide a recent satisfactory C.P.I.C with resume or proof of application.

  16. G Class Driver’s License required.

 

Salary: $48,750.00 – $61,756.50

 

Duration: Permanent with 3 months probation

 

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) recent employment references with permission to contact, quoting competition #24-36.

 

Submit Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
Moose Cree First Nation
P.O. Box 190
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Email: or fax: (705) 658-4734

 

Deadline for Resume: Friday, June 14th, 2024 @ 11:59PM

 

Job Description: Available Upon Request

 

Applicants are asked to include copies of their educational qualifications along with their resume.

 

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to postal changes, we recommend submitting resume via e-mail or dropping off at main reception.

 

As MCFN is a First Nation organization, preference in hiring will be given firstly to the First Nation members, and to the rest, subsequently. Candidates needing accommodation of any kind are requested to inform the organization in advance so that required accommodative measures can be incorporated in the recruitment process. By responding to the application, candidates are implicitly providing consent to share their personal information with the organization. This personal information that is being shared with the employer will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment and will not be used for any other purposes.