Employment Opportunity: Mental Health Therapist for Chief Beardy Memorial Elementary School and CST. Robin Cameron Education Complex- High School

BEARDY’S AND OKEMASIS CREE NATION

 invites applications for the position of

 MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST

for

CHIEF BEARDY MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

and

CST. ROBIN CAMERON EDUCATION COMPLEX – HIGH SCHOOL

 Job Summary:

The full-time Mental Health Therapist is responsible for providing counselling and mental health services to the students (K-12) at the elementary and high school of Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation. The services provided will include assessments, counselling, referrals for treatment, treatment planning including aftercare and crisis management as needed. They will support community programs that educate and create awareness for families. In addition, the Mental Health Therapist will teach the Mental Health and Addictions 10 curriculum. He/she will work closely with the Guidance Counsellor at the schools. He/she will collaborate with the MH Team to ensure the mental health needs of the students are fully met.

 Qualifications:

Education

  • Degree in Human Services and may include social work, psychology or related field

Experience

  • One to three years experience in the area of mental health and addictions
  • Knowledge of psychiatric services
  • Previous experience working on a First Nation community
  • Knowledge of the Cree culture an asset
  • Computer knowledge and software applications

General Requirements

  • Good work attendance
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Maintain strict confidentiality

Special Conditions

  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Security Clearance
  • Advanced First Aid Certification

 Deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.

 Please forward cover letter and resume with three professional references to:

Councillor Jacquiline Gamble

Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation

P.O. Box 340

Duck Lake, SK  S0K 1J0

e-mail:  jgamble@beardysband.com

fax:  (306) 467-4404

 For more information, please contact:

Edgar Thomas, A/Director of Education                     Jacquiline Gamble, Councillor i/c Education

Phone: (306) 467-4441                                                   Phone: (306) 467-4523

 

We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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