The District Native Child and Family Counsellor will provide clinical assessments, planning, treatment and counselling to children and their families, and consultations regarding community behavioural assessments and intervention. The District Native Child and Family Counsellor will also provide clinical support services and case management to those Anishinabek adults that have a serious mental illness. The primary responsibility is the provision of counselling services in a holistic approach for the entire family and/or caregivers.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Social Work Diploma or Diploma in a related field is required. A three-year BSW Degree is preferred. Two or more years experience in the provision of counselling services to Anishinabek children, youth or their families. 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
Wage Range: $24.47 - $31.92 per hour
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate is required; ability to work flexible hours as determined by the District Mental Health and Addictions Services Manager in relation to service requirements; must possess a Class “G” Driver’s License and must have access to a personal vehicle with $1 million liability insurance; medical and up-to-date immunization recommended but not mandatory.