NNADAP Worker

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The Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program Worker (NNADAP) is responsible for implementing and delivering a prevention program in relation to alcohol and drug abuse as well as intervention services.

Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time term position reporting directly to the Health and Social Services Director. 

Duties:

  • Renders appropriate guidance and advice, on the needs of clients on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting as determined during consultation.
  • Refers to appropriate various groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Ala-non, Ala-teen Narcotics, Anonymous, Adult Children of Alcoholics, self-help groups, cultural appropriate services, etc. for assistance in supporting the needs of clients.
  • Refers clients for treatment in Family Programs or 28-day programs as needed.
  • Prepares correspondence related to the program, clients and on other aspects of programming as required.
  • Provides relevant educational materials for clients, target groups and to the community.
  • Conveys and distributes appropriate education/teachings to clients and target groups.
  • Assists in the development and acquisition of relevant educational materials to share with clients and the community.
  • Advertises and plans general awareness and educational sessions to the community as well as to various, smaller target groups.
  • Completes specific forms for program and services in a timely manner
  • Attends program related meetings as required;
  • Organizes social and spiritual, drug-free activities for specific target groups within the community
  • Identifies required resources and materials to complete training sessions and community meetings when necessary
  • Maintains pertinent client information and files, upholding confidentiality, and privacy.
  • Promotes and encourages each client to maintain an optimum level of health, well-being, and self-esteem.
  • Maintains and model appropriate personal boundaries with clients.
  • Creates and maintains client records in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Conducts visits with clients while in treatment or home visits.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in a Health and/or Social Services related study/field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a health or social service field position.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, have clean driver’s abstract, and be insurable
  • Current updated immunization required
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain current First Aid and CPR qualifications
  • Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a vulnerable sector criminal records check;
  • Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug and alcohol check.

Salary:

  • Based on qualifications and experience.

Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:

Human Resources Officer

Naicatchewenin First Nation

R.R. # 1, Box 15

Devlin, ON            P0W 1C0

careers.nfn@bellnet.ca (please indicate position in subject line)

Closing Date for Applications: 2:30PM on Friday, June 18, 2021

Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request

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