INFANT CHILD WELLNESS WORKER
Community Health Services
Closing Date: Open until filled.
The Infant Child Wellness Worker provides culturally sensitive care to infant and children and their families who require support. They will provide intervention services to infant/child who has been born with any factors which put them at risk for experiencing delays in their development; providing in-home developmental assessments, planning treatment plans, implementation of plans, and introduction of programs, support, referrals and educational resources to parents or primary caregivers. Provide support when required to the Jordan’s Principle Program.
Qualifications and Requirements: A diploma or degree requiring minimum of two years at a post-secondary institution in the related social services field (i.e. Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, Speech, Occupational, Physiotherapy, Nursing, etc.) Comprehensive knowledge of the developmental milestones of infants/children; experience working with Anishinaabe families and infants/children; speaking Anishinaabe language would be considered an asset; ability to work using an integrated approach to support and assist parents who have infant/child with mental health needs; candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of child welfare experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Search; ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Unit Manager or designate in relation to service delivery requirements; must have a valid CPR and Standard First Aid certificate; possess a valid Driver’s License, access to a reliable personal vehicle and have $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance.
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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.