NNADAP Social Worker – Permanent Position

The Wasauksing First Nation-Health Department is seeking an innovative, highly motivated and energetic team player for the position of a permanent NNADAP Social Worker. 

Applicants must be currently knowledgeable in providing support to clients requesting assistance in wholistic care to individual patients or to groups of clients including family members and significant others where there may be issues with  mental health (trauma/grief) and/or addictions. Currently possessing a Baccalaureate in Social Work or have completed equivalent academic/skill development.  You are preferably trained and knowledgeable of the diversity within and amongst the Indigenous communities and hold knowledge specific to that of the WFN and the area First Nations and as well knowledge of some of the treatment facilities in the area. 

In addition to the aforementioned clinical requirements to the position, for the youth and children, ages 4-15 years of age, the social worker will be providing prevention and promotional education and supports to the Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik and the Parry Sound High School, student populations.

The successful applicant must be willing to work flexible hours; provide an acceptable Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3); proof of a minimum class “G” driver’s licence; provide a driver’s abstract.  In addition, the individual would have access to a mechanically sound vehicle and the ability to travel and be willing to take part in “landbased” programming and if not holding a current Food Handlers certificate and willing to take the training necessary.

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please send your resumé, covering letter and three (3) references to:

Rachel Deschenes-Pegahmagabow, Assistant to the Health Director

Closing date: Open Until Filled

We thank all applicants; however, only those individuals to be interviewed will be contacted.