Mental Health and Addictions
DISTRICT EARLY INTERVENTION AFTERCARE WORKER
Location: Whitesand First Nation
Closing Date: Open until filled
The District Early Intervention and Aftercare Worker will provide mental health and addictions counselling. Priority is given to clients who have substance abuse dependence or disorder and/or a concurrent disorder. Substance abuse assessment, pre-treatment activities, aftercare and relapse prevention activities are a priority.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Addictions or Social Work Diploma or a Diploma in a related field is required. A three-year BSW Degree is preferred. A minimum two years experience in the field of addictions; a combination of training and experience in working with the Anishinabek people; knowledge of Anishinabek culture, tradition and teachings; experience in group facilitation; 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; standard First Aid/CPR is required; ability to work flexible hours (evening/weekend work required) as determined by the District Mental Health and Addictions Services Manager in relation to service requirements; must posses a valid Class “G” Driver’s License and have access to a reliable, personal vehicle; $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance; extensive travel in the district is required.
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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.