Family Wellness Counsellor


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

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: 2-3 Years
Number of Positions: 1

Date Posted: 09/26/2018
Expiration Date: 10/12/2018

Employment Opportunity


                                    Family Wellness Counsellor   

 Employment Opportunity

Term Position

 

MLTC Health & Social Development Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill the two (2) year full-time term position of Family Wellness Counsellor.

 

MLTC Health & Social Development in collaboration with Waskoosis Safe Shelter are instrumental in providing services to victims of domestic violence within the nine Meadow Lake First Nations communities it serves.

 

The Family Wellness Counsellor will provide mental health counselling and support services to victims of domestic violence and their children in an effort to meet its mandate in the area of education, prevention, and intervention in issues related to Family and Domestic Violence.

 

POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):

 

  • Providing holistic and comprehensive case management services to all clients

    including: intake assessment, goal setting, case plan development, progress monitoring, advocacy and referrals.

  • Connecting families with needed and available community resources. Follow-up with clients and agencies as needed

  • Facilitating individual, family and group counselling

  • Facilitates presentations and workshops that support the programming.

  • Safety planning and danger assessments for clients

  • Provide support to clients regarding the justice system, CFS, and other legal issues

  • Preparing and maintaining accurate client documentation and reports

  • Promoting safety, independence and healing for victims of domestic violence

  • Helping clients identify their strengths, enhance their skills and empower themselves for a future free of abuse.

  • Use cultural based intervention supports as require by clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ABILITIES:


  • Degree in Social Work or Counselling   

  • Must be registered with one of the following organizations: Canadian Association of Social Work ( CAS);,  Saskatchewan Association of Social Work (SASW),  Canadian Council and Psycho Therapy Association (CCPA),  Canadian Psychological Association (CPA);  Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC)

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the delivery of human services such as: Social Work, Counselling, Community Development, etc.

  • Experience in working with First Nations’ Schools & Communities and be familiar with and understand First Nations barriers/issues/culture

  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Work independently as well as in a team setting

  • Possess the capacity to work with culturally-diverse individuals, families and communities; be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

  • Proficient with computers, i.e., Microsoft Office 2010,  Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to travel and possession of a valid driver’s license.

 

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 Flora Fiddler, Senior Director of Health & Social Development @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website @www.mltc.net.

 

Deadline:   Friday, October 12, 2018

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

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