Career Opportunity
The primary duties of this position are to provide expert, professional services in a broad range of wellness group programming - including design and implementation of programming related to individual, family and marital; mental wellness promotion, group support, life skills and culturally relevant programs; deliver public education and in-service training related to the mental health of children, youth, adults and families; and serve community needs by being part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals.

• Facilitate group support programs related to individual, family and community wellness.
• Be part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals engaged in collaborative risk-driven intervention and on-going coordinated support (i.e. Muskoday Intervention Circle);
• Maintain and safeguard complete and accurate client records stemming from clinical/home-based counselling, group support and the Muskoday Intervention Circle;
• Follow privacy and information-sharing protocol of the counselling profession, Muskoday Community Health Centre and Muskoday Intervention Circle;
• Prepare and follow a yearly effective work plan for the program;
• Develop and deliver life skill programming;
• Case management of population with severe and persistent mental illness;
• Provide public education opportunities at community events, within the school and at regular information workshops;
• Develop mental health promotional materials to deliver to community members, monthly;
• Participate in practice of trauma informed care;
• Provide individual and family counselling in a clinical and home-based environment;
• Liaise with other internal staff and external agencies, as appropriate, to carry out referrals, perform follow-up activities and reporting as necessary or directed;
• Prepare and submit monthly reports, including statistical information and program activities, to the Director of Health, STC Supervisor, and the Health Committee;
• Participate in data collection monthly and program evaluation annually;
• Prepare and submit an annual report for community members;
• Establish and maintain a current list of available resource agencies and referral contacts;
• Maintain a daily work log;
• Transport clients to programs and activities if necessary;
• Must be a member of the Crisis Response Team;
• Abide by a professional Code of Ethics;
• Work collaboratively with other health staff, administration staff, Chief and Council the Health Committee, and other human service professionals;
• Attend staff meetings, Muskoday Intervention Circle meetings, and multi-sector ongoing case support meetings, as required with the view of providing a client-focused holistic approach to wellness;
• Upgrade skills and increase personal effectiveness through in-service training and attendance at workshops, as required and approved;
• Perform other related duties as required.


• A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology, or Social Work, or a related clinical discipline;
• Be registered or eligible for registration within a professional organization;
• Knowledge of trauma informed practices;
• Experience working with people living with severe and persistent mental illness;
• Demonstrate ability to develop mental health promotion education material for community members;
• Experience in developing/delivering group wellness programming, health promotion education;
• Demonstrate skill in mental health assessments, and tolls;
• Demonstrate effective communication skills;
• Possess an effective understanding of First Nation culture and spirituality;
• Be knowledgeable in various types of counselling, such as solution-focused therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy;
• Have knowledge of suicide intervention strategies;
• Have the capacity to build and maintain positive client rapport, striving for mutual respect and serving as a role model in the community;
• Demonstrate skills in providing public education and in-service training related to the mental health of children, youth, adults and families;
• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team;
• Ability to independently manage complex and multiple demands;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Good computer skills;
• Ability and willingness to work evenings/week-ends as required for group programs, provide debriefing services for community crisis, and formally schedule a crisis plan when away or during holiday closures;
• Maintain a valid driver’s license;
• Clean and clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Check for the successful candidate.

DEADLINE: December 17, 2018 at 4:30pm

Cover Letter Requirements:
• state how you meet the eligibility requirements;
• provide a copy of all credentials,
• submit three references with your resume to:
Rae Agnew - MFN Human Resources
Box 99 Muskoday, SK. S0J 3H0
Fax: (306) 764-7272
Email: [email protected]

Muskoday First Nation
PO Box 99
Muskoday, SK S0J 3H0