Counsellor


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

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

Date Posted: 09/09/2019
Expiration Date: 09/20/2019

Employment Opportunity


Counsellor

Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre (MMTC)

Employment Opportunity

 

MLTC is seeking a motivated energetic individual to fill the position of Counsellor for the Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre (MMTC).  The successful candidate will be responsible for the care and safety of in-patient clients @ MMTC.

 

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 counselling to clients; document all counselling 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.

·         Assist with the daily upkeep and maintenance of the buildings and grounds.

·         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 Wellness Director @ (306)236-5817, or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net

 

Deadline:   Friday, September 20. 2019     

 

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

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