CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES MANAGER

  • CompanyChippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation
  • Job TypeSupervision/Management
  • Required ExperienceSenior Management experience
  • Education / CredentialsMinimum Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Social Work, Child Welfare or Prevention
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline12/13/2023

Job Description

PROGRAM AREA: CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
POSITION TITLE: CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES MANAGER
REPORTING PROTOCOL: REPORTS TO FIRST NATION MANAGER/CEO

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Child and Family Services Manager will guide the Children and Family Services team in developing and implementing programs that are based on our cultural values and customs. It will be their responsibility to ensure that the Child & Family Services maintains a high standard of practice for its facilities and services. The CFS Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency, in collaboration with the First Nation Manager/CEO. Acting in compliance with all applicable Laws, Acts and Regulations with particular emphasis on the Child, Youth, and Family Services Act, an act respecting First Nation, Inuit, and Metis children, youth, and families, and the customs of the First Nation.

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
▪ Minimum Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Social Work, Child Welfare or Prevention.
▪ Senior Management experience.
▪ Experience in front line service delivery of First Nation Child and Family Services.
▪ Expert knowledge of Native Child welfare issues along with knowledge of Section 10 of the CFSA.
▪ Expert knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, Child Protection Standards, Ministry of Children and Youth Services Regulations, Guidelines and Policy Directives, Case Management and Supervision requirements particularly in relation to the delivery of Child and Family Services.
▪ Expert knowledge of Customary Care, service development, and delivery; the community and family structure, as well as local First Nation customs and traditions.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
▪ Strong leadership and management skills.
▪ Demonstrated financial management and human resource management skills.
▪ Excellent interpersonal skills.
▪ Excellent research and analytical skills.
▪ Excellent mediation and conflict resolutions skills.
▪ Excellent facilitation, coordination, assessment, and planning skills.
▪ Excellent organizational skills with the strong ability to prioritize.
▪ Must have an excellent level of communication skills, verbal and written.
▪ Must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills.
▪ Excellent computer skills an asset.
▪ Proficiency in Administrative procedures and writing reports.
▪ Practical and/or related work experience.
▪ Experience working in First Nation communities essential.
▪ Appreciation and understanding of the First Nation history, culture, language and goals of the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation would be an asset.

PREFERENTIAL HIRING REQUIREMENTS:
▪ KSPFN encourages all qualified individuals to apply. However, preference will be given to qualified First Nations people in accordance with KSPFN’ General Principles of the Human Resource Management Policy, section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, sub-section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code, and section 7 of the Employment Equity Act. First Nations candidates who wish to qualify for preferential
consideration can self-identify themselves in their cover letter.
▪ Successful applicant must provide a current and up to date CPIC and vulnerable sector background check upon hiring.
▪ Successful applicant must provide a copy of their Diploma and other related certificates.
▪ Applicants must consent to a full background check upon hiring.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SEALED APPLICATION, COMPLETE WITH A DETAILED RESUME AND A MINIMUM OF THREE (3) WORK RELATED REFERENCES, CLOSING DATE – DECEMBER 13TH, 2023, AT 4:00PM

TO: Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation,
ATTN: HR – Child and Family Services Manager
Email to: hr.assistant@kettlepoint.org
Mail to: 6247 Indian Lane, Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, ON N0N 1J1
Fax: 519-786-2108
A full Job Description is available: contact the HR assistant at hr.assistant@kettlepoint.org
Interviews will be scheduled shortly after the closing date.
ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS WILL BE
INTERVIEWED. AN UPDATED CPIC AND A REFERENCE CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE SUCCESSFUL
CANDIDATE PRIOR TO FINAL CONFIRMATION OF EMPLOYMENT