Mental Health and Addictions
School Based Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1-Up to One Year Contract,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1-Permanent Full-Time
Location:  Thunder Bay
Closing Date: January 26, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

The Classroom Clinical Assistant is responsible to provide culturally relevant Children’s Mental Health services and supports for assigned students enrolled in the Intensive Treatment Services–School-Based by working collaboratively with the Clinical Lead.  This position will provide services in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, which will ensure the cultural, social, emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing of children/youth and their families.

Qualifications and Requirements:  A Bachelor Degree of Indigenous Learning, Social Work, or Psychology is required.  Three years related experience working with Anishinabek children/youth/families; three years experience working in a school-based service or providing special education programming; three years experience providing clinical interventions in a school-based setting.  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; must possess a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain  one; ability to work flexible hours; work at an alternate agency site in same role for the duration of shift; must possess a Class “G”  Driver’s License and have access to a reliable personal vehicle with $1 million liability insurance; must complete a medical and receive the required immunizations as recommended by the local medical officer of health; must participate in cultural, social, recreational activities; must participate in and qualify for certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training provided by the agency; must be able to perform/implement physical restraint(s) as per Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training and in accordance with the agency Policies and Procedures.

For a detailed job description please click here or contact Human Resources.

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.