Mental Wellness & Addictions Clinician – Lennox Island First Nation Health Program

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Mental Wellness and Addictions Clinician

Lennox Island First Nation Health Program

General Description:

The primary purpose of the Mental Wellness and Addictions Clinician is to provide culturally competent, culturally safe and community-based mental health and addictions care to Lennox Island First Nation community members. This position will be full-time, for a one year period.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct service to children, youth and families regarding a wide range of family issues;
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy sessions to community members using a variety of modalities;
  • Treatment planning and on-going service coordination as a member of the client’s multidisciplinary team;
  • Develop goals-orientated plans with clients to enhance all aspects of the individual’s life;
  • Maintain clinical records and documentation;
  • Participate in interdisciplinary care planning;

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling or a related field and eligible for certification/membership in a registered professional association. Minimum of two years experience providing clinical treatment to children and families;
  • Knowledge of the impacts of inter-generational trauma and the experiences of residential school survivors and their descendants;
  • Proven experience in holistic treatment approach and applying wellness and resilience knowledge to therapeutic work;
  • Well-developed communication, analytical and case-management skills, as well as a commitment to providing quality client service by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
  • Applicants must exercise a high standard of professionalism with sound judgment and also have the ability to work independently and as part of a team;

 

If all qualifications are equal, preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Qualified candidates seeking to apply are invited to submit a covering letter along with a current resume no later than March 31st, 2017 to:

 

Tammy Arsenault

Mental Wellness-Team Lead

Lennox Island Health Centre

327 Sweet Grass Trail

P.O. Box 135

Lennox Island, PE.,

C0B 1P0

Phone (902) 831-2711

t.arsenault@lennoxisland.com