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Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services

Mental Health & Addictions Worker

North Shore First Nations
Other
POSTED: 7 months ago
Employer:
Nogdawindamin
ES Job ID:
4422
Closing Date:
November 28, 2023
Salary:
58518
Duration:
Full Time , Temporary
Job Description:
NOGDAWINDAMIN Family and Community Services, a designated Indigenous Child Welfare Agency under the Child Youth and Family Services Act serving member First Nations situated between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury is seeking to hire
SEVEN (7) FULL-TIME CONTRACTS TO MARCH 31, 2025
MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS WORKER
LOCATION: ONE (1) POSITION FOR EACH NORTH SHORE FIRST NATION
(BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION, GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION, THESSALON FIRST NATION,
MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION, SERPENT RIVER FIRST NATION, SAGAMOK ANISHNAWBEK,
ATIKAMEKSHENG ANISHNAWBEK)
Salary Range: $58,518.00 - $71,881.00

The Mental Health & Addictions Worker will support individuals struggling with substance abuse and addictions disorders with help towards a path to recovery. The Mental Health & Addictions Worker assists individuals in locating and utilizing community resources including medical, housing, employment, daycare, and other services during Usage, Aftercare and Detox. The Mental Health & Addictions Worker functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

Required Skills:
- Post secondary diploma in Addictions and Mental Health programs is required
- Relevant diploma or degree in Human Services may be considered
- Minimum 2 years' experience as a therapist, social worker, or counsellor working with people with mental health and/or addiction issues
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Requirements:
- Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
- Ability to understand and speak Anishnaabemowin is a definite asset
- Must provide a Criminal Records Check deemed satisfactory by the employer
- Must have a Class 'G' Ontario Driver's Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
- Must have $1M automobile insurance coverage
How to Apply:
Please submit a job-related resume and cover letter along with three work related references by:
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 4:00 pm
Hiring Committee
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
210B Gran Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 0C4
Email: [email protected]

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Self-Identification is encouraged.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
A full job description is located on our website at www.nog.ca

Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services has been in operation for over 30 years. We are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS, COMPETITIVE SALARIES, BENEFITS, OMERS PENSION AND
A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE.
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