MMTC Day Counselor


Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Health & Social Development

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range: Dependent on Qualifications
Contact Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Date Posted: 07/10/2017
Expiration Date: 07/28/2017

Employment Opportunity


MMTC Day Counselor

Employment Opportunity

 

MLTC is seeking a motivated energetic individual to fill the full-time position of Day Counselor for the Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre (MMTC).  The successful candidate will be responsible for the care and safety of in-patient clients at MMTC during his/her shift.

 

The philosophy of the Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre is to promote a healthy addiction free lifestyle and to enhance the well-being of our First Nation communities through providing holistic (physical, emotional, mental & spiritual) counseling services in the area of prevention, treatment and aftercare. 

 

Duties:

  •         Provide one on one counseling to clients; document all counseling sessions.
  •         Ensure proper care of clients; develop safe plans, follow-up, and after care plans.
  •         Record and file appropriate information into client files.
  •         Facilitate group lectures and discussions.
  •         Ensure continuity of information between shifts and staff.
  •         Ensure the clients safety, and security of the building.
  •         Ensure all the Treatment Centre guidelines and regulations are adhered to.
  •         Perform other duties as directed by the MMTC Senior Administrator.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must lead a life of sobriety and one free of addictions.
  • A Chemical Dependency Certification course and/or equivalent certified course may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in treatment centre counseling programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the links between alcohol/addictions treatment and health issues at the First Nation community level.
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, traditions, and values with the ability to speak Cree or Dene would be a considerable asset.
  • Must have CPR & First Aid Training; must possess a valid driver’s license.

 

Interested applicants are required to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and related work experience, copies of credentials and driver’s license, current satisfactory RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK  S9X 1T8

Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-6301

 

For more information, please contact Josette Couillonneur, Community Development Program Director @ (306) 236-5817, or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net

 

Deadline:   Friday, July 28, 2017                

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.