Piley Awt is hiring: Addictions and Wellness Worker (Full-Time)

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Employment Opportunity

Sitansisk Piley Awt

 

Addiction Mental Wellness Worker Full Time

 

 

Under the general supervision of the Director, the Addiction Mental Wellness Worker will provide support services and education that are culturally sensitive, help improve the mental health and wellbeing of SMFN Members.  This position will be responsible to provide client services (individual, group, advocacy and case management) as well as prevention programming at the community level related to addictions and mental wellness.  This will involve direct contact with clients involving assessment, peer counselling, referrals, case management, and aftercare.  Other programing may include facilitation of support groups and working with all ages in prevention activities

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Grade 12 or equivalent

NNADAP Certification would be an Asset (if not) you Must have Addictions Training and/or Addictions Counselling Certificate 

Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Mental Health and Addictions fields (may also be considered)
Culture Sensitivity Training or Relevant experience working in a First Nations community
Must have Valid NB Driver’s License and Abstract & use of own vehicle for work-related purposes

Must be Alcohol, Drug and Addictions Free (Minimum of 3 years)

Priority will be given to Indigenous Applicants

 

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

Demonstrated ability – both written and oral – to communicate effectively with First Nations clients, families, communities and service providers
Effective group facilitation skills

Confidentiality

Must have client centered approach (best fit for treatment & rehabilitation based on client)

Computer Skills

Role Model in sobriety and model good self-care

Able to work with minimal supervision

Must have excellent understanding of drugs and effects on clients
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team, including professional commitment, flexibility with hours and good dispute resolution skills

 

Please submit current resume and cover letter to:

Cassie Carr

Human Resource Generalist

150 Cliffe Street (2nd Floor)

Fredericton, N.B. E3A 0A1

 

or Fax to (506) 472-6220 or email cassandracarr@smfn.ca