Home Visitation Program Advisor

Home Visitation Program Advisor

Home Visitation Program Advisor

The Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of Loon River, Lubicon Lake Band, Peerless Trout, Whitefish Lake #459 and Woodland Cree First Nations. KTC is seeking a Home Visitation Program Advisor to join our organization in a full-time permanent position.

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable mentor and coach to provide support to home visitors working with young families in Loon River, Whitefish Lake #459, Woodland Cree, Sucker Creek, Driftpile & Swan River First Nations.

The Maternal Child Health and Specialized Supports programs strengthen and support families with children under 6 years old or who are affected by FASD. Both programs use a home visitation model to provide support to families in their homes and build strong relationships. The Program Advisor’s primary role is to guide and support the work of the Home Visitors through reflective supervision. The Program Advisor also provides case management coordination, mentoring, training, and capacity building opportunities for Home Visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regular, reflective and collaborative mentorship to Maternal Child Health Family Visitors, Specialized Supports Coordinators, and Family Support Workers.
  • Build relationships with home visitors through regular reflective supervision and mentoring and assist in debriefing client interactions, case management and appropriate record keeping.
  • Promote and assist with problem solving strategies and ensure that family visitors practice in a safe, supportive environment.
  • Maintain client files, collecting and preparing data for program reporting and evaluation requirements.
  • Provide monthly reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Experience in coaching or mentoring is considered an asset.
  • Excellent computer, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience working with Indigenous/First Nations, with demonstrated cultural knowledge and competency.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in a related field (nursing, social work, psychology, education) is required, OR a related combination of experience and certifications.
  • Several years of experience in supporting families is required.
  • Possess valid driver’s license and willingness, capability and flexibility in working in and travelling to northern Alberta.
  • Knowledge of Cree language is an asset

Location: Flexible with regular travel to Loon River, Whitefish Lake #459, Woodland Cree, Sucker Creek, Driftpile & Swan River First Nations.
Salary: Will be commensurate with experience.

Send your resume, cover letter and all documents to:

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Administration

Box 120, Atikameg Alberta T0G 0C0
Email: KTCHR@ktcadmin.ca

This position advertisement will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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