Mental Health & Addictions
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS WORKER
District Mental Health Services
Location: Kiashka Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation (Gull Bay)
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
The Community Mental Health and Addictions Worker will provide clinical assessments, planning, treatment and counseling to children and their families, and consultations regarding community behavior assessments and intervention. The primary responsibility is the provision of mental health and addictions counseling services with a holistic approach for children and their families that is consistent with the vision, mission and core values established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.
Hours of Work: 60 hours bi-weekly (2 week working rotation - 10 hour days x 6 days per week for 2 weeks followed by 2 weeks off)
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Social Work diploma and/or five years experience working in a Social Service field in a First Nation Community. A minimum of two or more experience in the provision of counseling services to Anishinabek children, youth or their families with a combination of training and work experience with Anishinabek people, communities, culture, traditions and teachings. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Must have: The ability to work flexible hours, valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate, a valid Class “G” Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle; and $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance, medical and up-to-date immunization recommended but not mandatory.
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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.