Wellness Worker

Company
Oneida Nation of the Thames
Industry
Health
Location
Oneida Nation of the Thames, Southwold, Ontario, N0L 2G0
Job Type
Full Time
Education/Credentials
MSW, BSW, SSW, Licensed or eligible to be licensed with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Resume
Required
Cover Letter
Required
Application deadline
12/01/2023

Company: Oneida Nation of the Thames

Industry:

Location: Oneida Nation of the Thames, Southwold, Ontario, N0L 2G0

Job Type: Full Time

Education/Credentials: MSW, BSW, SSW, Licensed or eligible to be licensed with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Resume: Required

Cover Letter: Required

Application deadline: 12/01/2023


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Job Description

Position: Wellness Worker                                                                               

Term: Permanent Full-Time         

Division: Health/Human Services                                                                     

Salary: SSW $24 – $28/hour

BSW $27 – $31/hour

MSW $31 – $37/hour

Hours: 35 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., flexible to work some evenings and weekends

 

Posting Date: November 20, 2023                                                                                 

Closing Date: December 1, 2023 at 4:30p.m.

 

JOB SUMMARY:  

Reporting to the Community Wellness Coordinator, the Wellness Worker is an important point of contact for individuals and families seeking services from the Human Services Department. 

The Wellness Worker offers crisis response counselling, programs and services to clients seeking support for mental health, addictions, and/or concurrent disorders. The Wellness Worker operates within a framework of cultural and western-based counselling approaches.  

The Wellness Worker builds rapport with clients, determines the appropriateness of services, conducts evaluation of risk, provides crisis intervention, and assists in building a circle of care for clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work; OR
  2. Diploma in Social Service Worker;
  3. Licensed or eligible to be licensed with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW);
  4. Previous work experience in mental health and addictions, an asset;
  5. Previous work experience in crisis response, an asset;
  6. Certificates in Mental Health and/or Health Promotion or willing to obtain;
  7. Valid First Aid/CPR certification or willing to obtain.

 

MANDATORY DOCUMENTATION WITH APPLICATION:

  1. Cover Letter – must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume. 

 

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO STARTING EMPLOYMENT:

  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (completed within 6-months) Vulnerable Sector CPIC, at own expense.
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.).

 

Submit all mandatory documentation to hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.

 

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.

 

To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.