• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • June 28, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG – Wikwemikong Health Centre – Youth Mental Health Worker

Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Nadmadwin Mental Health Manager, the Youth Mental Health Worker 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, ages 13 to 25 years.

Responsibilities
1. To promote healthy children, youth, family and community environments in which all community members can thrive through culturally appropriate community-based programs, between the ages of 13 – 25 years.
2. To support the complete physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being of the youth, ages 13 to 25 years.
3. To participate in the “Outdoor Adventure Leadership Experience” (OALE) 10-day canoe trip by, taking necessary training to enhance skills to ensure overall well-being and safety, which includes but is not limited to safe food handling, advanced wilderness first aid and youth leadership manual training.
4. To facilitate culturally appropriate and efficient mental health and addictions services to the youth between the ages
of 13 years and 25 years.
5. To ensure culturally appropriate quality of service by working under close supervision of the Nadmadwin Mental Health Manager.
6. To promote culturally appropriate mental health and addictions services in the community of Wikwemikong.
7. To participate in the “Critical Incident Response Plan” for Wikwemikong.
8. To participate in the anti-bullying campaign.

Qualifications
o 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.
o Experience in providing clinical service to Indigenous Youth
o Demonstrated experience in First Nation program delivery and in Traditional healing coordination.
o Experience in conducting counsellor/client interviews, assessments, planning and treatment, referrals, group facilitation and group therapy;
o Willing to obtain, Standard Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Training; Advanced Wilderness First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Mental Health First Aid;
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