Comp 19-43 - Therapeutic Caregivers
Temps plein • Cochrane Région
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit child and family services agency offering services in a holistic manner to strengthen children and families in their own communities in the context of their unique cultural heritage.
POSITION: THERAPEUTIC CAREGIVERS (Non-Union Position)
LOCATION: District Wide
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the Therapeutic Caregiver is responsible providing family-based care for children and youth who are behaviorally challenging and require enhanced, full-time care.
Must reside within our districts
Experience working with First Nations
BSW, BSc preferred
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with children/youth with behavioural, mental health, complex medical needs, and/or complex special needs
Have demonstrated knowledge/education and skills in managing children/youth with a range of needs
Successfully pass a SAFE home study assessment
Be skilled at working as part of a team along with community resources such as schools, therapists, health care providers and law enforcement
Be eager to participate in ongoing professional development
Successfully complete PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development, and Education) training. This training will be provided.
Provide 24/7 caregiving
Ensure the provision of equitable, respectful, and culturally relevant service
Be able to work in collaboration with Kunuwanimano staff, community agencies and other support systems to help manage the children/youth in their care
Have an understanding and training as it relates to children’s behaviours, and willing to continue to improve their knowledge through training and development
Contribute to behaviour management and safety plans
Commit to ongoing training and skill development
Commit to work with children/youth through the transitional time period and beyond
Commit to work with the child’s family and Band to ensure connection with culture
We offer competitive benefits, compensation packages, OMERS pension plan and opportunities for professional development.
Please refer to our website: www.kunuwanimano.com for posting details. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to HR@kunuwanimano.com or by mail to:
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
Attn: Human Resources, 38 Pine St N, Unit 120, Timmins, ON P4N 6K6
Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.