External Job Opportunity – Community Integrated Wellness Worker (One Arrow First Nation)

One Arrow First Nation 

Community Integrated Wellness Worker

PO Box 147

Bellevue, SK S0K 3Y0

PH: 306-423-5900   FAX: 306-423-5904

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

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:

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  • 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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • 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

PO Box 147 Bellevue, SK S0K 3Y0

Send by Fax: 306-423-5904 or

Email or amatchap@onearrow.ca

 

 No telephone calls please. One Arrow First Nation appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates selected will be notified for interviews.