The Community Mental Health and Addictions Worker will provide clinical assessments, planning, treatment and counselling to children and their families, and consultations regarding community behavioural assessments and intervention. The primary responsibility is the provision of mental health and addictions counselling services with a wholistic approach for children and their families that is consistent with the vision, mission and core values established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum two-year Social Work Diploma or Diploma in a related field and/or five years’ experience working in a Social Service field in a First Nation Community. Two or more years experience in the provision of counselling services to Anishinabek children, youth or their families with a combination of training and work experience with the Anishinabek people, communities, culture, traditions and teachings. 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.
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; the ability to work flexible hours; valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate; a valid class G Driver’s License; access to a reliable, personal vehicle; $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance; and medical and up-to-date immunization recommended but not mandatory.