Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking full-time services of a Social Worker for Sexual and Domestic Violence Services. The successful candidate will provide clinical assessment, counselling, supportive safety planning and referral services to victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The Social Worker will collaborate and consult with other service providers to support victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence with wholistic health promotion services in the form of education and primary prevention activities. The Social Worker will report to the Mental Health & Addictions Manager.
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professions providing community-based services through a wholistic approach that integrates both traditional and western healing. The team includes: Primary Care and Allied Health Services, Mental Health & Addictions Services, Health Promotion and Traditional Healing and Cultural Services. Services are offered on-site and community based (through the Manitoulin Island District First Nations Health Centre’s).
Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, occasional exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar, may occur in the work setting.
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
- Minimum of Bachelor of Social Work degree, essential
- Registration with the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers or alternately with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
- Preferred Master of Social Work level education and registration with Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers or alternately with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
- Three (3) years’ experience providing clinical service, preferably with victims of violence
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
- Mental Health First Aid ➢ Ability to speak, translate and/or demonstrated willingness to learn the Anishnaabemowin language
- Strong background or knowledge of Anishinabek traditional teachings and ceremonies, preferred
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
- Experience with data collection and e-charting, preferred
- Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle
- Clear vulnerable sector check Submission Submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, with contact information, proof of registration/designation, a current vulnerable sector check, a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential”. Submissions will be accepted by mail, facsimile, or email.
Deadline: October 14, 2021
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
48 Hillside Road, Aundeck Omni Kaning F.N
Hwy. 540, Postal Bag 2002
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
T: (705) 368-2182 ext. 235
F: 705-368-3922 .
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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