Mental Health/Wellness Therapist


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

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

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

Date Posted: 11/29/2017
Expiration Date: 12/11/2017

Employment Opportunity


Mental Health/Wellness Therapist

 Employment Opportunity

 

MLTC Health & Social Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill a two year term position of Mental Health/Wellness Therapist. The Mental Health/Wellness Therapist will work closely with the developing MLTC Wellness Team, the Community Wellness and CISM (Critical Incident) Teams and Community Health Directors or designated coordinators. Your considerable experience and primary role will support the needs for community members in crisis, at risk, or requiring generalist or specialist care as a Mental Health and Wellness Therapist.

 

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Provide clinical training and feedback to a potential range of 1st and 2nd level counsellors
  • Manage and/or support during crisis situations; deliver direct crisis and clinical counselling to clients: individuals, couples, families or groups, if appropriate or required.
  • Provide workshops and training on relatable issues
  • Refer patients, clients or family members to resources or specialists as necessary or available and accessible.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • The position will be attractive to someone who has:
    • A range of comprehensive therapeutic counselling skills developed by significant experience with client centered and related holistic therapies and treatment approaches.
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Mental Health and Wellness, Social Work, or Psychology
  • Experience in First Nations Health Services
  • Minimum of five (5) years as a certified clinical counsellor
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in therapeutic counselling

 

Skills/Abilities/Characteristics:

  • Must be able to work under pressure and high demands/stress
  • Able to keep a positive/optimistic outlook
  • Must possess strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • High integrity, sensitive, kind
  • Must be a member of a professional association
  • Willing to participate in learning/skills development activities
  • Able to speak the Cree and/or Dene language is a definite asset
  • Flexible and available on short notice
  • Able and willing to travel extensively and stay overnight or longer if needed

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and 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 on position requirements, please contact Josette Couillonneur, Director of Community Development @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website @ www.mltc.net.

 

Extended Deadline:   Monday, December 11, 2017

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.