Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New Directions- Job Opportunity!


Deaf Empowerment and Future Support Services Program (DSS) is one of the many programs offered by New Directions. DSS requires a one-year term full-time Clinical Case Manager based on a 35 hour/wk. Responsibilities include providing intake/assessment, community outreach, case management, counselling, developing treatment plans, preparing proposals, supervising staff and supporting individuals living in foster homes, shift staffed homes, or specialized independent living.

Applicants must have a B.S.W. /B.A. or related social services with experience working with individuals who are Deaf and have special needs. Fluency in ASL is required. Candidates should be knowledgeable of and sensitive to Deaf culture and Aboriginal culture and traditions. Experiences in working with children in foster homes, adults in foster and shift staffed homes, and staff supervision are assets for this position. Microsoft Word processing skills, First Aid certification, and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training would be considered assets.To better reflect the diversity of DSS participants and the needs of the program, preference will be given to qualified Deaf applicants and individuals with post-secondary education.

The salary range for this position is $38,285.78 to $53,600.30 per annum with an excellent benefits package.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks.

Please forward your resume and covering letter with 3 references by November 22, 2013 to:

Dr. Alicia Ordóñez
Deaf Support Services Program
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults, and Families
400-491 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2E4
Fax: 779-8190

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone enquiries.

New Directions strives towards a workforce that has fair representation of
Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women