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Fort St John

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

 

Date Posted:

January 23, 2018-Until Filled

Job Order #
fsj111
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Nenan Dane Zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society
Fort St John, BC

Job Title:

Mental Health Navigator

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

$45,000 - $48,000/year based on experience

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology, Child and Youth Care, or comparable degree with strong clinical skills.
  • Two years of related experience with responsibility for providing mental health services to children and youth.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities.
  • A valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License, abstract, and criminal record check are mandatory.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with northern and rural communities.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities.
  • Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Duties:
  • Connect and collaborate with appropriate referral sources.
  • Conduct intakes.
  • Conduct mental health assessments and develop assessment reports.
  • Collaborate with Clinician to Develop and execute treatment plans.
  • Maintain appropriate records.
How to Apply:
Submit resume.

Please apply via email or fax ONLY.

Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

Date Posted:

January 23, 2018-Until Filled

Job Order #
fsj112
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Nenan Dane Zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society
Fort St John, BC

Job Title:

Family Navigator

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

$45,000 - $55,000/year based on experience

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Child & Youth Care, and/or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities and/or non-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Treaty 8 First Nations, Aboriginal and Metis peoples of northeastern BC
  • A valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License, abstract, and criminal record check are mandatory.
Duties:
  • Connects and collaborates with appropriate referral sources.
  • Carries out intake and assessment of clients.
  • Develops, from a client-centred approach, and carries out appropriate wellness/family service plans.
  • Works collaboratively with professionals and identified support systems involved with clients.
  • Maintains accurate case files and case management plans.
  • Coordinates and facilitates health and wellness community workshops
How to Apply:
Submit resume.

Please apply via email or fax ONLY.

Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

Date Posted:

January 23, 2018-Until Filled

Job Order #
fsj113
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Nenan Dane Zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society
Fort St John, BC

Job Title:

Cultural Connections Coordinator

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

$45,000 - $48,000/year based on experience

Qualifications:
  • Proficient with MS office.
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule work flow to meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of working extra hours whenever necessary.
  • Capable of giving spontaneous ideas whenever required.
  • Capable of handling difficult situations.
  • Experience working with multiple community social service agencies.
  • Experience working with First Nations as well as knowledge of First Nations Health issues.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with northern and rural communities, the population to be served and First Nations, Metis and Aboriginal cultures.
  • Class 5 Drivers License and current abstract.
Duties:

Role and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and following up on requests from MCFD regarding youth in care.
  • Developing Cultural Plans of Care as member of Care Team with MCFD.
  • Establishing primary relationships  with youth in care.
  • Supporting and advocating for youth in ICM meetings.
  • Coordinating cultural connections for youth in care.
  • Facilitating youth integration with family, community and cultural activities.
  • Supporting  care-giver/youth/MCFD relationships.
  • Facilitating one-on-one support sessions with youth in care.
  • Coordinating and facilitating Striding Forward youth in care life skills group.
  • Identifying and involving Elders, Knowledge Keepers, family and community members in TOM processes.
  • Providing cultural programs for children-in-care, their caregivers, relevant family and community members.
  • Supporting Permanency Planning with youth in care to  strengthen healthy individuals  for independence while maintaining their identity and connection to their community.
  • Other related duties.
How to Apply:
Submit resume.

Please apply via email or fax ONLY.

Closing Date:

Until Filled