Lac La Ronge Indian Child & Family Services Agency

REQUIRES (1) ONE:

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER

In La Ronge, Saskatchewan

 

Position Description/Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Mental Health Worker is required to provide therapy and assistance to ICFS clients with mental illness or development disabilities.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients in all six (6) Lac La Ronge Indian Band Communities to evaluate their Mental Health concerns;
  • Creating goals and treatment plans;
  • Creating records of each patient’s history; charts and patients’ progress during ongoing sessions;
  • Implementing treatment and recovery plans;
  • Working with clients in aftercare programs;
  • Meeting with family members and providing guidance and support;
  • Establish a good working relationship with Healthcare providers and community wellness centers;
  • Refer the clients to other Healthcare Professionals and community resources as needed;
  • Provide Mental Health Awareness & Education to CFS staff members;
  • Traveling to all LLRIB communities to provide services for ICFS clients.
  • All other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor;

 

Requirements:

  • Certificate/ Diploma in Mental Health and Wellness Program.
  • BSW or BISW.
  • 2 to 3 years’ previous counseling experience.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to provide a recent and satisfactory Criminal Record check, Driver’s Abstract and Child Abuse Record Check.
  • Ability to speak Cree would be an asset.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS:                     Friday April 12, 2019

 

PLEASE FORWARD RESUMES TO:             Ahmed Tarin, Human Resources Officer

Indian Child & Family Services Agency

P.O. Box 1739

La Ronge SK. S0J 1L0

Phone:    (306) 425-5511

Fax:         (306) 425-5335

E-mail:   atarin@icfs.ca

 

Submit cover letter and resume with: three (3) professional references and one (1) reference from your most recent supervisor)Cover letter must indicate permission to contact references. ICFS thanks all interested applicants; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.