Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Fort Albany, ON

Full-time, Permanent

Position Profile Requirements:

· Knowledge of the Mental Health Act

· Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills

· Strong teamwork and communication skills

· Motivated professional who can work with minimal supervision

· Strong knowledge of practice and regulations

Key Responsibilities:

· Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health and addiction services to the population within WAHA’s catchment area

· Work within a multidisciplinary team to advance objectives of the organization

· Maintain and enhance knowledge of practice and regulations according to the Mental Health Act

Qualifications/Experience:

· Social Service Worker Diploma required

· Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers required

· Minimum of 2 years experience in the field of community-based adult mental health counselling

· Knowledge of and a strong understanding of current and historical issues affecting First Nations today

· Experience in working with First Nations people an asset

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Reference ID: #2020-036

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • field of community-based mental health counselling: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (Required)

Licence:

  • Social Worker (Preferred)
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