Mental Health and Addictions
COMMUNITY WELLNESS WORKER
District Mental Health Services
1– Permanent Full Time,
Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay)
Closing Date: Open until filled
The Community Wellness worker provides Support and linkages with other providers/services for community members to regain balance. Priority is given to clients who have substance abuse dependence or disorder and/or a concurrent disorder. Substance abuse assessment, pre-treatment activities, aftercare, crisis support and relapse prevention activities are the focus of this role.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Addictions or Social Work Diploma or a Diplo-ma 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; 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; a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate 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 Class “G” Driver’s Licence and must have access to a personal vehicle; extensive travel in the district is required.
For a detailed job description please visit Dilico’s Website http://www.dilico.com/ or contact Human Resources.
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
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.
Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.