• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Little Current
  • June 21, 2024

Website Gwekwaadziwin Miikan

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (Internal/External)
Gwekwaadziwin Miikan
Withdrawal Management/Harm Reduction Support Worker (Multiple positions available)

Program Description:
A full-time contract position responsible for the development, and implementation of acute withdrawal, Distribution of harm reduction supplies, safe/flex beds, and Opioid Agonist Tapering services as part of the Gwekwaadziwin Miikan continuum of services.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Reporting to the Withdrawal Management/Harm Reduction Team Leader.
•Program development and implementation.
• Responsible for supporting the intake of program participants.
• Electronic file and paper file management.
• Communicate with participants and their families about the program.
• Supporting referrals to external organizations.
• Responsible for liaising with community organizations.
• Group and one-to-one interactions.
• Assist in implementation of research and outcome measurement projects.
• Various administrative duties as needed.

Qualifications:
• Minimum requirement is a degree in social services, nursing, or other related human service diploma, with mental health and addictions training.
• Preference given to an Individual of Anishinaabe ancestry with Knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek history, clan systems, protocols, etiquette, culture, traditions and ceremonies.
• Proven experience with data management, office administration, and electronic medical records.
• Experience working in Mental Health and Addictions field.
• Experience working in the Withdrawal Management sector and knowledge of best practices.
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
• Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and projects.
• Mature individual who can work independently with preference given to individuals living a traditional lifestyle and being on a life-long journey in traditional knowledge.

Requirements:
• Possesses a valid Ontario class ‘G’ driver’s licence in good standing with access to a reliable vehicle, able to obtain an ‘F’ class Driver’s licence with a preference given to those who already hold a class ‘F’ driver’s licence.
• Ability to work outside normal business hours and weekends and on call as required.
• Must have a relevant diploma and work experience.

Salary: $ Commensurate with qualifications

Closing Date: June 21, 2024 @ 4:30pm

To Apply: Please complete the application online at: gwek.bamboohr.com/careers to apply.

Contact mmaracle@gwek.ca with any questions. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

To apply for this job please visit gwek.bamboohr.com.