SVDN JPI – Mental Health Worker – Health Services (2022.03.29)

JORDAN’S PRINCIPLE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
MENTAL HEALTH WORKER – HEALTH SERVICES
FULL TIME POSITION
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Mental Health Worker will be under the Supervision of the Case
Manager of Jordan’s Principle Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. Will be responsible for enhancing
Mental Health and Wellness with the Jordan’s Principle Programs clients and families. The
successful applicant will work as part of a team to build capacity within Sioux Valley Dakota
Nation while contributing to the quality of life for our children and their families. The Mental
Health Worker will provide holistic services that meets the needs of our Dakota families.
RESPONSIBLITIES:
• Advanced mental health psychosocial assessment skills and knowledge of appropriate
evidence informed therapeutic counseling models, approaches and interventions
• Advanced knowledge of human developmental theory and mental health concerns
typically identified for various populations across the age spectrum including signs and
symptoms of mental illness
• Knowledge of recovery principles in the treatment of mental illness
• Knowledge and understanding of co-occurring mental health and substance use
disorders
• Knowledge of commonly prescribed psychotropic medications for mental disorders
across the age spectrum
• Knowledge of mental health self-help and client and family engagement in mental health
treatment
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and
other mediums
• Good work and attendance record
• Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited post-secondary education in Health Related Social Sciences
(e.g. BSW, BScMH. BScPN, BN, RPN). Other relevant educational qualifications and
experience may be considered
• Active license and registration to practice as required by professional association and
provincial legislation
• Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) will be considered an asset
• Minimum of 2 years supervised counselling experience.
• Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Mental Health Service
• Knowledge of the Dakota culture and customs to be considered an asset
COMPETITION NUMBER: 202209
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 29th, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.
Submit cover letter and resume indicating competition number to:
Human Resources Department
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
P.O. Box 38
Griswold MB R0M 0S0
Ph.: 204-855-2760 Fax: 204-855-2131
E-mail: hrapplications@svdngovernance.com
We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.