• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • August 23, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

Naandwe Miikan Coordinator
One Year Contract

Summary
The Coordinator will take an innovative approach towards providing a Culturally Appropriate Community Based Case Management System in addressing addictions and mental health in collaboration with a team of professionals. The Coordinator will oversee and provide support/supervision while ensuring effective day to day smooth operation of Naandwe Miikan. The team will include but is not limited to Traditional Resources, Mental Health Workers, Addiction
Workers, Child and Family Service Workers and Justice Program (i.e. Probation and Parole) in addressing complex needs of those affected by addictions.

Responsibilities
1. Culturally Appropriate Case Management;
2. Ensure that culturally appropriate and effective harm reduction support services are provided to the community of Wikwemikong;
3. Ensure the provision of culturally appropriate clinical assessment and counselling services of a supportive, educational and skills building nature is delivered to individuals, groups and families;
4. Facilitate culturally appropriate and efficient addictions and mental health services to the community of Wikwemikong;
5. Ensure culturally appropriate quality of service by working under close supervision of the Mental Health Manager;
6. Keep abreast of current trends, developments and issues in appropriate fields of interest and communicates information to the Addictions and Mental Health staff;
7. Assist with the facilitation of professional development of other staff;
8. Maintain culturally appropriate professional competency on an ongoing basis;
9. Promote culturally appropriate addictions and mental health services in the community of Wikwemikong;
10. Program Implementation.

Qualifications
o Degree / Diploma in one of the helping disciplines from a recognized institution.
o Experience in case management.
o Experience in First Nation’s Health Services/Mental Health and Addictions Services.
o Experience in delivering culturally safe practices with a strong knowledge and appreciation of Aboriginal Culture, Traditions and Language
o Knowledge and experience in working with First Nation, provincial and federal government systems of health.
o Fluent in Anishinaabemowin is considered an asset.
o Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
o An intimate understanding of the lived experience of Anishinabe people.
o Good time management and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
o Current and clear criminal reference check.

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) Updated resume; 3) Photocopy of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work related references.

Attention: Melissa Roy
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
P.O. Box 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705-859-3164 / Fax: 705-859-3300 / Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

To apply for this job email your details to mroy@wikyhealth.ca