Case Management Worker

    WHC

    Employment Opportunity
    Case Management Worker
    (MATERNITY LEAVE)

    Summary

    The Case Management Worker will take an innovative approach towards providing a Culturally Appropriate Community-Based Case Management System in addressing addictions and mental health in collaboration with a team of professionals. The Case Management Worker will provide support and ensure consistent services are provided via a team approach. The team will include but is not limited to Traditional Resources, Mental Health Workers, Addiction Workers, Child and Family Service Workers and Justice Program (i.e. Probation and Parole) in addressing complex needs of those affected by addictions.

    Responsibilities

    • Culturally appropriate case management;
    • Ensure that culturally appropriate and effective harm reduction support services are provided to the community of Wiikwemkoong;
    • Ensure the provision of culturally appropriate clinical assessment and counselling services of a supportive, educational and skills building nature is delivered to individuals, groups and families;
    • Facilitate culturally appropriate and efficient addictions and mental health services to the community of Wiikwemkoong;
    • Ensure culturally appropriate quality of service by working under close supervision of the Mental Health Manager;
    • Keep abreast of current trends, developments and issues in appropriate fields of interest and communicates information to the Addictions and Mental Health staff;
    • Assist with the facilitation of professional development of other staff;
    • Maintain culturally appropriate professional competency on an ongoing basis;
    • Promote culturally appropriate addictions and mental health services in the community of Wiikwemkoong.

    Qualifications

    • Degree / Diploma in one of the helping disciplines from a recognized institution.
    • Experience in case management.
    • Experience in First Nation’s health services/mental health and addictions services.
    • Experience in delivering culturally safe practices with a strong knowledge and appreciation of Aboriginal Culture, Traditions and Language.
    • Knowledge and experience in working with First Nation, provincial and federal government systems of health.
    • Fluent in Anishinaabemowin is considered an asset.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • An intimate understanding of the lived experience of Anishinaabe people.
    • Good time management and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) Updated resume; 3) Photocopy of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution; and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of two work-related references.

    Attention: Melissa Roy
    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
    P.O. Box 101, 16A – Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
    Telephone: 705.859.3164Fax: 705.859.3300Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca
    Posted: June 16, 2022 Deadline: July 4, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

    Late or incomplete applications will not be considered and we appreciate your interest. Preference will be given to Indigenous People.