Job Posting: Band Representative Manager

Band Representative Manager

The Band Representative Manager oversees the Band Representative Department ensuring that the best interests of the children in all court proceedings pertaining to Child Welfare matters is undertaken.  The Band Representative Manager is responsible for providing direction, coaching and case supervision in all matters pertaining to child welfare protection services ensuring alignment to Oneida Nation of the Thames policies and procedures as well as the legal framework of the Child and Family Services Act.


  1. Master of Social Work degree is preferred.
  2. Honours of Bachelor work degree, or degree in related field;
  3. 3 years management experience in child welfare protection or social service agency
  4. 5 years experience working in Family Law court proceedings and with court system within a First Nation’s community.
  5. Expert knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, Child Protection Standards, Ministry of Children and Youth Services Regulations, Guidelines and Policy Directives;
  6. Knowledge of relevant legislative framework and policies reflecting current child welfare practice;
  7. Knowledge of Oneida Nation of the Thames service delivery, customs and tradition in responding to child welfare;
  8. Strong leadership and management skills;
  9. Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  10. Excellent negotiating skills;
  11. Strong planning, organizational and time management skills;
  12. Skilled in conflict resolution, mediation and problem solving; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with clients, First Nations service partners, colleagues, other relevant organizations and management;
  13. Ability to work well within a team environment and able to develop strong, effective teams;
  14. Ability to meet deadlines and work flexible hours;
  15. Ability to adapt to and manage change;
  16. Ability to work effectively with confidential and sensitive information;
  17. Ability to work in stressful conditions with high demands;
  18. Able to provide on call supervision for covering on call and after hours work
  19. Copy of University Degree and other educational/training documentation in related discipline.

Conditions of Employment

Successful Candidates will submit:

  1. CPIC Required, vulnerable sector within last 6 months
  2. 3 References from previous employer including ost recent supervisor
  3. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation and valid insurance

Mandatory Documentation

  1. Cover letter, resume, three (3) supervisory references (names & telephone numbers only)

Interested Applicants please submit documentation to:

Oneida Nation of the Thames, Administration Office

Human Resource Department

2212 Elm Avenue, Southwold, Ontario, N0L2G0

Or Fax (519) 652-2930 or (519) 652-9287

  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested
  • Only those selected will be granted an interview:
  • Must be a registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred