Community Integrated Wellness Worker
PO Box 147
Bellevue, SK S0K 3Y0
PH: 306-423-5900 FAX: 306-423-5904
The primary duties of this position are to provide expert, professional services in a broad range of wellness group programming – including design and implementation of programming related to individual, family and marital; mental wellness promotion, group support, life skills and culturally relevant programs; deliver public education and in-service training related to the mental health of children, youth, adults and families; and serve community needs by being part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals. There is a requirement to provide connection with One Arrow First Nation ancestral ways of being with modern best practices. This position will be resilience based, holistic and person-centered care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Facilitate addictions and mental wellness team planning and implementation of shared initiatives
- Coordinate communication with addiction and mental wellness team shared community initiatives
- Facilitate group support programs related to individual, family and community wellness.
- Be part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals engaged in collaborative risk-driven intervention and on-going coordinated support
- Maintain and safeguard complete and accurate client records stemming from clinical/home-based counselling and group support.
- Follow privacy and information-sharing protocol of the counselling profession and One Arrow Health Centre.
- Prepare and follow a yearly effective workplan for the program.
- Develop and deliver life skill programming
- Case management of population with severe and persistent mental illness and addiction
- Provide public education opportunities at community events, within the school and at regular information workshops.
- Develop addictions and mental health promotional materials to deliver to community members, monthly.
- Participate in practice of trauma informed care
- Provide individual and family counselling in a clinical and home-based environment
- Liaise with other internal staff and external agencies, as appropriate, to carry out referrals, perform follow-up activities and reporting as necessary or directed.
- Prepare and submit monthly reports, including statistical information and program activities, to the Director of Health and Saskatoon Tribal Council Supervisor.
- Participate in data collection monthly and program evaluation annually
- Prepare and submit an annual report for community members.
- Establish and maintain a current list of available resource agencies and referral contacts.
- Maintain a daily work log.
- Transport clients to programs and activities if necessary.
- Must be a member of the Crisis Response Team.
- Abide by a professional Code of Ethics
- Work collaboratively with other health staff, administration staff, Chief and Council and other human service professionals.
- Attend staff meetings, One Arrow hub meetings, and multi-sector ongoing case support meetings, as required with the view of providing a client-focused holistic approach to wellness.
- Upgrade skills and increase personal effectiveness through in-service training and attendance at workshops, as required and approved
- Perform other related duties as required
- A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology, or Social Work, Registered Psychiatric Nurse or a related clinical discipline.
- Be registered or eligible for registration within a professional organization.
- Knowledge of trauma informed practices
- Experience working with people living with severe and persistent mental illness
- Demonstrate ability to develop mental health promotion education material for community members
- Experience in developing/delivering group wellness programming, health promotion education
- Demonstrate skill in mental health assessments, and tools
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Possess an effective understanding of First Nation culture and spirituality.
- Be knowledgeable in various types of counselling, such as solution-focused therapy and cognitive behavior therapy.
- Have knowledge of suicide intervention strategies.
- Have the capacity to build and maintain positive client rapport, striving for mutual respect and serving as a role model in the community.
- Demonstrate skills in providing public education and in-service training related to addictions and the mental health of children, youth, adults and families
- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
- Ability to independently manage complex and multiple demands.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Good computer skills.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings/week-ends as required for group programs, provide debriefing services for community crisis, and formally schedule a crisis plan when away or during holiday closures
- Maintain a valid driver’s license
Deadline for applications: April 9, 2021 @ 4:30 pm CST
How to apply: Send Resume, cover letter and three (3) references to:
Submit Applications to:
Human Resources Manager Arlene Matchap
Send by Fax: 306-423-5904 or
Email or email@example.com
No telephone calls please. One Arrow First Nation appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates selected will be notified for interviews.