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15 Jan 2019

Full-Time Mental Health & Addictions Worker

expositor M'Chigeeng, Ontario, Canada

Job Description



Department:  Health Services – Mental Health Program

Classification:  Community Services (CS-3)

Position Status:  Regular Full-Time (including Group Benefits & Pension)

M’Chigeeng First Nation is seeking a caring and enthusiastic Anishinabek individual with mental health and addictions work background; who is a self-starter, can work independently and is a great problem solver.  Do you believe in teamwork, meeting goals and objectives; and have excellent interpersonal and communications skills? Then you may be a great fit for this position.

Position Summary

Will work under the guidance of the Mental Health Clinic Manager and Health Services Department Manager.  The focus of the Mental Health & Addictions Worker will be to support individuals, families and groups in addressing mental health and substance use issues.  Develop, coordinate and facilitate related workshops, programs and groups designed to assist in the awareness, prevention, intervention and recovery of mental health and substance use that reflects and promotes a healthy community.

Qualifications & Requirements

Preferred: University Degree in Social Services/Addictions field of study and 2-years relevant work experience.

Minimum: College Diploma in Social Services or related field of study (i.e. Addictions & Mental Health Diploma, Social Services Worker Diploma) and/or lived experience and knowledge; 3-5 years work-related experience in the field of mental health and/or addictions; knowledge and skills in mental health, alcohol and/or drugs addictions awareness and prevention; and excellent public speaking and facilitation skills. Must have experience with the culture and customs of M’Chigeeng First Nation; fluency in Anishinabemowin is a strong asset; own vehicle & valid driver’s license; willing to work flexible hours and weekends.

It is mandatory for the successful candidate to submit a current thirty (30) day VSS; offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory VSS record.  Interested applicants please submit COVER LETTER, RESUME & THREE (3) CURRENT WRITTEN REFERENCES (2-from direct manager or supervisor & 1-character or co-worker) & EDUCATION CERTIFICATION by THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019 2:00PM to:



M’Chigeeng First Nation

P.O. Box 333 M’CHIGEENG, ON P0P 1G0

Fax 705-377-4980 or

LATE OR INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.

Miigwetch for your interest, however, only those selected for an Interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to Anishinabek people.

For Job Description please contact HR 705-377-5362 x 227 or

Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Full-Time.

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