EARLY PREVENTION/AFTERCARE WORKER (Mobile)
1-Permanent Full Time
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: Open until filled
The Prevention/Aftercare Worker (Mobile) will facilitate educational and recreational group sessions, in addition to referral, liaison and capacity building services with community support resources, for clients who have previously completed treatment either at Dilico’s Adult Residential Treatment Centre or elsewhere. Aftercare services will be provided consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum of an HBSW is required along with experience in the addictions and mental health field. Experience in the field of alcoholism and drug addiction as it relates to the Anishinabek; the provision of individual and group-based aftercare treatment services; experience working with Anishinabek people; experience facilitating treatment groups; 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: 35 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; must possess a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Assistant Director of Adult Mental Health & Addictions Services or designate in relation to service requirements; must possess a valid Driver’s License and have access to a reliable personal vehicle; must complete a medical and receive the required immunizations as recommended by the local medical officer of health.
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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 all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.