Mental Wellness Worker

Lac Seul First Nation

Employment Opportunity

Mental Wellness Worker

 

Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Prevention Services, the Mental Health Worker will conduct individual assessments and develop treatment plans for clients. Provide information and education to children and youth in relation to mental illness and the addictions. Establish counselling sessions, assessments, and referrals. The Mental Health Worker will work closely with the Director, in the delivery of the mental health program in the Lac Seul Communities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and provide counselling, consultation, follow-up for all clients.
  • Coordinate and provide case management to community members that are experiencing mental health issues; coordinate referrals with other organizations that will provide treatment, supports, alternative services and other community
  • Organize referrals to traditional healing and cultural-appropriate
  • Respond appropriately and in a timely matter to crisis situations involving community members, including assessing at-risk
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities simultaneously, with ability to
  • Work collaboratively with all community services and
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High standards of ethics and confidentiality and ability to handle highly sensitive information.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive.
  • Experience working with Indigenous clients in mental health or social work.
  • Understanding of psychological, social, and cognitive development.
  • Awareness of recent, historical, and intergenerational trauma that individuals may experience or may have experienced.
  • Strong commitment to help Anishinaabe children and their families by providing service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Power Point).
  • Ability to communicate in the local language would be an asset.
  • Valid “G” Class Ontario Driver’s License and Clean Three (3) Year Driving Abstract.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid/AED, or willing to obtain.
  • Willing to submit to a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

 

LOCATION:         Kejick Bay, Lac Seul, ON

SALARY:                Wages start at $27.90/hour based on qualifications and experience.

TERM:                     Full-time

HOURS:                 35 hours per week (overtime may be required)

DEADLINE:          Open until filled.

 

*LSFN offers great competitive wages, vacation, additional time off during Christmas Break and March Break, as well as great benefits*

 

Please submit a cover letter along with a resume, and written permission for LSFN Human Resources to contact two employment references, (most recent supervisors) must be provided.  Applications can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or delivered to: Lac Seul First Nation

Frenchman’s Head Band Office

Attention: C/o HR Dept.

P.O. Box 100

Hudson, ON.  P0V 1X0

Fax #: (807) 582-3585

Email: resumes@lacseulfn.org

 

Only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Lac Seul First Nation requires Criminal Reference Checks for those offered positions.  We thank all applicants, however, only those being offered an interview will be contacted.

 

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all Lac S