Employment Support Worker (FMH)

Lac Seul First Nation

Summary:

Lac Seul First Nation requires an Employment Support Worker that will be located in Frenchman’s Head. The Employment Support Worker are responsible for the Employment Assistance service delivery of the Ontario Works Program. Under the direction of the Director of Ontario Works, the Employment Support Workers will provide employment and career counseling to Ontario Works recipients.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License and Access to reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Power Point)
  • Thorough understanding of financial reporting, budget preparations and report writing
  • Previous experience using database programs for statistical reporting and documentation
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must be dependable/reliable and committed to client services
  • Must willing to provide a current Criminal Reference Check (CRC)

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Have basic knowledge on the Ontario Works employment program and its requirements
  • Supervision/monitoring of participants, including completion and monitoring of Participation Agreements
  • Interview of clients individually, in families or in groups, to assess their situation and determine the types of employment assistance.
  • Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further vocational training and refer client to the appropriate training
  • Assist in the collection of labor market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirement and other occupational information
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with: job readiness skills, job searching strategies, writing resumes and preparing for interview’s
  • Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interest, aptitudes, and abilities of clients
  • Assist in the development and implantation of employment assistance activities described within the Ontario Works program (Child care, Financial Assistance, etc.)
  • Implement or refer clients to workshops, programs and community service, etc.
  • Liaison with local and external service providers, employers and placement agencies
  • Monitor and evaluate clients and/or participants in employment assistance activities
  • Monitor and maintain client resource area
  • Prepare employment related expense claims and/or child care expense claims for participants and submit requests to the First Nations Ontario Works Administrator to determine eligibility

 

SALARY:      Depending on qualifications and experience
TERM:           Full-time
HOURS:        35 hours per week
Deadline:      Tuesday January 25, 2022 at 4:30pm. Late applications will not be accepted.

To apply please submit a resume along with a cover letter and written permission for LSFN HR Department to contact three employment references of which two must be most recent supervisors.

 

Please email applications to: resumes@lacseulfn.org

If you do not have a resume, can fill out the employee application on the website.

 

Only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.