• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • June 28, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG – Wikwemikong Health Centre – Nadmadwin Mental Health Counsellor

Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Nadmadwin Mental Health Manager, the Counsellor provides professional clinical assessment, counselling, education and referral services to individuals, groups and families; and health promotion services in the form of educational and primary prevention activities to the community of Wikwemikong.

Responsibilities
1. To ensure that culturally appropriate and effective clinical services are provided to the community of Wikwemikong.
2. To facilitate culturally appropriate and efficient mental health services to the community of Wikwemikong.
3. To ensure culturally appropriate quality of service by working under close supervision of the Mental Health Manager.
4. To keep abreast of current trends, developments and issues in appropriate fields of interest and communicates information to the Mental Health staff.
5. To assist with the facilitation of professional development of other staff.
6. To maintain culturally appropriate professional competency on an ongoing basis.
7. To promote culturally appropriate mental health services in the community of Wikwemikong.
8. To participate in the “Critical Incident Response Plan” for Wikwemikong.

Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree in psychology or social work or one of the helping disciplines; or successful completion of a college diploma program in the social services field.
 Membership or membership qualification in a recognized provincial regulatory body is an asset.
 Minimum 3 years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency.
 Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills.
 Expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas preferred.
 Knowledge of therapeutic interventions.
 Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances require and must know when to refer a patient for further medical assessment.
 Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
 Able to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.
 Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
 Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff privacy.

Salary $67,230.00.

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