Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator : North Shore Micmac District Council Inc.

Closing Date: 

Dec 15 2017 - 4:00pm


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North Shore Micmac District Council Inc.

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator

Full Time Term until March 31, 2019


The Service Coordinator will provide Enhanced Service Coordination to children and families in seven First Nation communities of New Brunswick.  The initiative is part of the Jordan’s Principle – Child First Initiative and is funded by Health Canada.

Starting:          January 8, 2018

Organization: North Shore Micmac District Council Inc. (NSMDC)

Location:  TBD

Salary:  Depending on qualifications and experience


Knowledge of:  First Nations culture and communities. Collaborative and child and family-centered practices.


Education:   Degree in social work, nursing, education or related profession and/or 5 years of experience working in First Nation health, social or education sectors. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


Related:  Demonstrated leadership ability in chairing meetings, team building and reporting.

Additional:  A valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle is required. Some over-night stays may be required.


Roles and Responsibilities:

The Service Coordination will have three main activity areas:

1. Case Management

  • Provide a collaborative, client driven system to guide children and their families through a comprehensive array of services
  • Support a child and family- centered approach to coordinating and connecting services
  • Work towards establishing multi-disciplinary hubs for families when the services they require involves a number of professionals

2. Intake, Assessment and Coordination

  • Help families navigate the health and social systems in a timely manner
  • Help with referrals for assessments to appropriate professional, or provide assessment if within scope of practice
  • Build case management capacity through the development of policies, procedures and protocols, related to screening and assessment, service planning, monitoring and evaluation of service plans and staff training

3. Outreach and Community Engagement

  • Reach out to First Nation families living off-reserve and invite them to use the enhanced service coordination
  • Enhance awareness in communities of existing services and supports
  • Build relationships with communities and collaborate with those providing existing community-based services
  • Work to proactively identify children with unmet needs to facilitate early intervention and timely access to services and resources


Applications are due December 15th, 2017 at 4:00 pm AST and can be faxed or emailed to:

Florence Paul

38 Micmac Road, Eel Ground First Nation

NB, E1V 4B1


Fax Number:   (506)627-4613


Interviews are expected to take place the week of December 18-22, 2017 at the North Shore Micmac District Council Boardroom.

Competition Document(s): 

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