Child & Youth Counsellor -Intensive Treatment Services
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking a full-time Child and Youth Counsellor for Intensive Treatment Services. Under the direction and accountability to Noojmowin Teg Health Centre senior administration and the Mental Health and Addictions Manager, the Child & Youth Counsellor is responsible to provide: professional clinical assessment, counselling, education and referral services to aboriginal children and youth under the age of 18 throughout Manitoulin Island; and, holistic health promotion services in the form of educational and primary prevention activities. The Worker is also responsible for providing therapeutic intervention for foster families in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services.
The Child & Youth Counsellor will collaborate with all health team members, schools, community agencies and the general public. The services will be completed with guidance and in consultation from the department manager.
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is an Aboriginal Health Access Centre that provides traditional healing, primary health, mental health & addictions, and health and wellness program services to community members of the seven First Nations of Manitoulin District and Espanola and surrounding areas. Visit our web-site at www.noojmowin-teg.ca
Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, occasional exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar, may occur in the work setting.
Successful completion of Bachelor of Social Work degree
Registration with the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers
3 years’ experience providing clinical service to children & youth, experience with aboriginal families preferred
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Certified to deliver Triple P Programming or alternate Positive Parenting Strategies
Knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek language, traditions, culture, protocols and relevant health issues.
Experience with charting in Electronic Medical Records How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) work-related references, copy of designation and registration. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential.” Email submissions are preferred.
Employment offers will be contingent upon satisfactory reference checks, criminal record/vulnerable sector check, and clear driver’s record.
Application Deadline: July 17, 2020 at 12 pm
Submit Application to:
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Hwy 540, 48 Hillside Rd
Postal Bag 2002
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
T: (705) 368-2182 ext. 235
F: (705) 368-2229.
We thank all for their interest and applications, only those under consideration will be contacted