Lac La Ronge Indian Child & Family Services Agency

REQUIRES (1) ONE:

Wellness WORKER

In La Ronge, Saskatchewan

 

Position Description/Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Addictions Worker will be responsible for providing therapy/ counseling to ICFS clients struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction and/or gambling addiction. The addiction worker will be also working with ICFS client’s family members.

 

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Meeting with clients in all six (6) Lac La Ronge Indian Band Communities to evaluate their addiction problems;
  • Identifying issues and creating goals and treatment plans;
  • Creating records of each client’s history; charts and clients’ progress during ongoing sessions;
  • Addictions worker must ensure that treatment goals are being met, as well as attend meetings regarding client care;
  • Addictions workers may also be consulting with other professionals to assess progress as they guide each patient in overcoming addictions and addictive behaviors;
  • Meeting with family members and providing guidance and support;
  • Establish a good working relationship with Healthcare providers and community treatment/ wellness centers; and refer clients to treatment centers;
  • Refer the clients to other Healthcare Professionals and community resources as needed;
  • Traveling to all LLRIB communities to provide services for ICFS clients.
  • All other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor;

 

Requirements;

  • Certificate in Addictions Counseling.
  • BSW or BISW.
  • 2 to 3 years’ previous experience working in addictions and counseling.
  • 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:                     Monday June 3, 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.