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BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION Published: February 12, 2018
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General Accountability

The Community Mental Wellness Worker is responsible for the delivery of prevention services that are aimed at reducing the requirement for direct, one-on-one intervention (casework) in the area of mental health, and for the planning and evaluation of these services. As one of a number of Human Services workers providing prevention services, the CMW worker is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with the other members of the team in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources. The CMW worker is responsible for assisting the Director in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.

Requirements of Position

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant health and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;
  • Basic/Mandatory Requirements – Cont’d
    • Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation in preference to other applicants;
    • Will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;

Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of mental health services;
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being.

Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:

  • Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;
  • Relate effectively to community members generally and to families and individuals seeking assistance;
  • Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate community programming, group work and interventions with families and individuals;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • work flexible hours.

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

Community Mental Wellness Worker Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

OR   Email: late applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for application: March 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

Aboriginal preference in hiring. For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914. Only those granted an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants