Mental Health & Addictions
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS WORKER
District Mental Health Services
1-Permanent Full-time, Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay) First Nation
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.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Social Work Diploma or Diploma in a related field and/or five years’ experience working in a Social Service field in a First Nation Community. Two or more years experience in the provision of counselling services to Anishinabek children, youth or their families with a combination of training and work experience with the 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.
Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; 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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Please forward cover letter, resume and employment application to:
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
200 Anemki Place
Fort William First Nation ON P7J 1L6
Telephone: (807) 623-8511
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.