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  • Registered Nurse: Primary Care – Health Services Department

    Registered Nurse – Primary Care
    Health Services Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

    THE ROLE
    We are seeking a highly dedicated and professional Registered Nurse – Primary Care to join our team! As the Registered Nurse (RN) you will be responsible for providing care and management to patients with a wide range of health issues. As an integral member of the health team, as RN you provide care for complex patients and those that require extra time and attention to develop a plan of care. The RN collaborates with home care staff, attending physician and specialists to acquire and utilize best practices and resources needed to make adjustments and to optimize program delivery. This is a permanent full-time position reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     Ensure resident care is provided within established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies
     Ability to use the Nursing Process of Assess, Plan, Implement and Evaluate a residents health, and develop individualized resident care plans
     Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of LPN and Health Care Aide staff
     Assists in orientating, mentoring and competency development of staff
     Works collaboratively with the healthcare team and acts as a champion of customer satisfaction and customer service
     Demonstrates commitment to working with seniors and excellent public relations practices
     Conduct preventative screening, chronic disease management, and health promotion activities based on clinical and best practice guidelines to positively impact health behaviours and outcomes.
     Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships by acting as a point of contact and care navigator for patients and families, as well as enhancing the patient experience
     Provides care for patients throughout the lifespan i.e. perinatal, prenatal, infant, child/teen, and elder care.
     Perform wellness checks, well-baby visits, immunization updates and other injections as required
     Acts as a resource to FMFN members, as well as community and partner agencies
     Supports the education, training, and professional development needs of team members
     Other duties as assigned

    KEY REQUIREMENTS
     Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing Required
     Active licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) as a Registered Nurse
     Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider level (BCLS-HCP)
     Certification in TNCC and ACLS are an asset
     Minimum of 2-5 years recent experience as a Registered Nurse in a continuing care facility
     Effective organizational skills with strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable working directly with clients and their family members and as a member of a multidisciplinary team
     Computer literacy and experience working with Netcare and or other Electronic Medical Records
     Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector.
     CPR and ACLS required
     Class 5 driver’s license and able to submit a clear drivers abstract
     Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
     Experience working in a First Nations community is a definite asset
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?
    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     Comprehensive Health benefits package for Medical, Dental and Vision
     Company matched Pension Plan and Optional Tax Free Savings Account
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable carpool transportation to and from the workplace

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #018-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

  • Social Worker: Generalist – Health Services Department

    Social Worker – Generalist
    Health Services Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

    THE ROLE
    We are seeking a well-rounded and dedicated Social Worker – Generalist to join our growing team of multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals at the FMFN Health Services Department. This Generalist position encompasses a variety of duties, including assessment, support, intervention, advocacy, consultation, education, referral and case management. You will work closely in child intervention and family enhancement services in a collaborative, holistic manner working in a supportive team environment. This is a permanent full-time position reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     Conduct effective case management using a variety of assessment tools, intake and information gathering tools, develop, implement, and monitor case management plans to achieve the outcomes of the families being served
     Provide counselling, mentoring and coaching to children and families in an individual or group setting
     Advocate on behalf of children and families with other community service providers ensuring that all families receive the best services possible
     Provide support and psychosocial education to individuals, couples and families in collaboration with the referring family physician, team and community resources involved
     Work with patients experiencing a number of medical and behavioural health concerns in the primary care setting; develop specific plans with patients
     Collaborate with health care professionals in intervention planning and implementation
     Determine and make appropriate referrals to external providers and/or services
     Maintain and document all patient assessments, findings, plans, outcomes, referrals and consultations
     Provide consultation and educational sessions for physicians, clinics, patients and community members, as required
     Facilitate psychoeducational individual and group activities
     Initiate and participate in ongoing program development, evaluation and quality improvement opportunities
     Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice; keep current on best practice guidelines and ensure teams are aware
     Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other community service providers supporting families and children

    KEY REQUIREMENTS
     Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work as a minimum required
     Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred
     Valid Social Work license or registration as required by the province
     Minimum 3 years of social work experience in a health care setting or social service agency with one of three years may be social work internship
     2 years recent post-masters experience in a clinical setting preferred
     Excellent assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills
     Expertise in mental health and substance abuse areas preferred
     Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word is required
     Experience working in a First Nations community is a definite asset
     Ability to speak Dene or Cree language considered an asset
     A Clean drivers abstract is required and Valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
     Must provide a clear Criminal Record Check for the vulnerable sector
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?
    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     Comprehensive Health benefits package for Medical, Dental and Vision
     Company matched Pension Plan and Optional Tax Free Savings Account
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable carpool transportation to and from the workplace

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #017-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application

  • Nurse Practitioner – Health Services Department

    Nurse Practitioner
    Health Services Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY

    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need. THE ROLE We are seeking a highly dedicated and professional Nurse Practitioner to join our team! The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a member of the Fort McKay Health Care team and will be responsible for providing a range of health services to patients delivering preventive and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health. The NP will use their in-depth knowledge of nursing with their legal authority and autonomy to order diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures in the management and treatment of illnesses in a primary care setting. The NP collaborates with home care staff, attending physicians and specialists to acquire and utilize best practices and resources needed to make adjustments and to optimize program delivery. This is a permanent full-time position reporting directly to the Executive Director, Health and Governance Administration and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     Examine patients and take their medical histories and consult with physicians and other medical practitioners to evaluate patients’ physical and mental health where necessary
     Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
     Advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention
     Collaborate with other health professionals such as physicians, therapists and nutritionists to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families
     Provide expert clinical care in managing the health needs of the local Aboriginal population and apply further knowledge and decision making skills in assessment, diagnosis and clinical management
     Provide leadership and actively participate in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities
     Other duties as assigned

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    Completion of CARNA approved Master’s degree level Nurse Practitioner Program
     Nurse Practitioner Program Registered OR eligible for registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the College & Association Of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
     Successful completion of a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program or equivalent
     Minimum of 2 years recent experience as an NP in a relevant outpatient clinical setting and/or front line clinical work with preference for those working across the life span and in primary care setting such as Family Medicine required
     Completion of Trauma Nurse Core Course or other advanced clinical setting nursing skills preferred
     Experience in a wide range of assessment, treatment and therapeutic interventions, health promotion, diagnostic procedures, and follow-up care in the community considered an asset
     Able to submit a criminal record check for the vulnerable sector. This information is collected by authority of the Protection for Person in Care Act (Section 10[4]).
     CPR and ACLS required
     Class 5 driver’s license and able to submit a clear drivers abstract
     Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is an asset
     Experience working in a First Nations community is a definite asset
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?

    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     Comprehensive Health benefits package for Medical, Dental and Vision
     Company matched Pension Plan and Optional Tax Free Savings Account
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable carpool transportation to and from the workplace

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #016-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

  • Elders Program Coordinator

    Elders Program Coordinator
    Health Services Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need. THE ROLE Are you interested in expanding your skills and passion to change the lives of Elders? If you are positive and up-beat with a strong desire to keep the senior population occupied and energetic than this is the job for you! We are seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Elders Program Coordinator to work in the community of Fort McKay at the Elders Centre. The Elders Program Coordinator will be responsible for the efficient and timely delivery of all operational and administrative services and programs at the Elders Centre. This is a full-time permanent position reporting directly to the Health Services Manager and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     Support and oversee the overall daily operations of the Elders Centre
     Develop, plan, coordinate and facilitate culturally sensitive, stimulating and age appropriate daily activities and programs for the Elders
     Promote healthy living with physical and mental activities, healthy eating and daily engagement with the Elders
     Accountable for developing and managing the budget for the Centre and its programs
     Oversee and manage the Elders Centre staff
     Responsible for transporting Elders to and from the Centre as requested
     Ensure a clean, safe, secure and comfortable environment for Elders, employees, volunteers, visitors and community users of the facility
     Act as a liaison between Elders and outside resources; media, community groups, industry, etc.
     Assist Elders with various types of personal paper work as necessary, i.e. taxes, employment insurance claims, legal papers, residential school forms, OAS or CPP applications, etc.
     Responsible for purchasing program supplies, ie; crafts supplies, groceries, etc to support the activities and operation of the Centre on a weekly basis
     Create and submit articles for the community newsletter on a bi-weekly/monthly basis
     All other duties as assigned

    KEY REQUIREMENTS
     Minimum, Diploma in Social Work, Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Event Management or other related field is required
     3-5 years’ minimum experience in developing and facilitating structured programming (particularly with the Elderly population) is required
     In-depth knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture
     Ability to speak, read and write Cree and Dene is a definite asset
     Intermediate accounting and administrative skills
     Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word is required
     Extensive Experience working in First Nations community and with the Elder population is a definite asset
     Have knowledge of acceptable First Aid practices, including CPR training
     Must have a valid Driver’s License and willing to drive company vehicle
     Must provide a clean Drivers Abstract and a clear Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?
    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     Comprehensive Health benefits package for Medical, Dental and Vision
     Company-matched Pension Plan and Optional Tax Free Savings Account
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable carpool transportation to and from the workplace

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: March 22, 2019
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #012-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

  • Executive Assistant – Capital Projects

    Executive Assistant Capital Projects

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    We are looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to provide personalized support to the Executive Director of Capital Projects. The Executive Assistant will professionally support the day to day activities of the Executive Director, and when required, support other members of the executive administrative team. This includes a variety of administration tasks such as agenda/meeting management, internal and external correspondence, reports, expense management, and event planning/execution. This individual must be able to interact with staff at all levels in a fast paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality are expected at all times. This is a full-time salaried position based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics • Conserve executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications • Maintain executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel • Represent the executive by attending meetings in the executive’s absence. • Welcome guests and customers by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries • Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential • Complete projects by assigning work to clerical staff; following up on results • Prepare reports by collecting and analyzing information • Secure information by completing data base backups • Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions

    • Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; evaluating new office products; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • Grade twelve (12) Diploma required • Certificate or Diploma in Business/Office Administration, or an acceptable combination of education and progressively responsible experience • Three to Five years of direct work experience in an executive assistant capacity • Strong knowledge of general office procedures involving procurement, travel arrangements, budget management, reports, and so on • Hands-on experience with productivity applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail clients, and presentation software • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion • Resourcefulness and flexibility • Previous experience in handling confidential or sensitive information • Experience working with First Nation setting is a definite asset • Experience working with public is a definite asset

    WHY APPLY?

    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, Medical/Dental/Vision Plan, and Company matched Pension Plan; we’ll shower you with perks, including:
    ▪ A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes ▪ Vacation; in addition to your regular vacation entitlement, every year we give our employees up to 2 weeks of paid Christmas Holidays ▪ Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community ▪ Safe and reliable employee transportation, to and from your front door step

    HOW TO APPLY: ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.fortmckay.com You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn Closing Date: March 29, 2019 Please ensure you indicate the Competition #019-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

     

     

    019-2019 Executive Assistant CP

  • Cree Language Teacher – Education Department

    Cree Language Teacher
    Education Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

    ABOUT THE ROLE
    We are looking for a passionate Educator in Cree Language to join our growing Team!
    The FMFN is on a mission is to enhance, preserve and protect the history, language, culture of First Nations. The Cree Language Teacher is responsible for the development and instruction of the Cree language program. This position will include classroom instruction and the development of Cree language materials and resources. The incumbent will utilize a team-centered approach to support work with school staff, parents, students and community members. This is a full-time salaried position based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly reporting directly to the Director of Education.
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     Champion the development and delivery of the Cree Language Program
     Coordinate language and culture programing and curriculum development within Fort McKay School and teach Cree language and culture in accordance with the school schedule
     Develop a Cree Language Program that promotes best practices in learning, assessment and instruction
     Work with staff to promote Cree language integration in all classes and in all subjects
     Bring Cree knowledge base of cultural competency in the design and development of resources
     Assist in developing and conveying a positive image of Cree Language and culture to the school and community
     Provide student assessment and reports in accordance with the school calendar
     Work both autonomously and in teams on diverse language projects
     In collaboration with the Language and Culture Teachers, assist with cultural events
     To continuously provide inquiry and reflect on teaching best practices
     Review of current literature on best practices in Cree Language and Culture
     Attend in-services and workshops as approved by the Director of Education
     Other duties shall be assigned as required

    KEY REQUIREMENTS
     Bachelor’s Degree in Education
     Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate
     Extensive Knowledge of Cree Language and Culture
     Fluency in Cree language both written and oral
     Understanding of Indigenous Way of Life
     Previous teaching experience and strong classroom management skills
     Experience working in a northern First Nations community
     Expert knowledge in all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
     Current Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
     Valid class 5 Driver’s License & Clean Driver’s Abstract Required
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?
    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, Medical/Dental/Vision Plan, and Company matched Pension Plan; we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Vacation; in addition to your regular vacation entitlement, every year we give our employees up to 2 weeks of paid Christmas Holidays
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable employee transportation, to and from your front door step

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #014-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

  • Addictions Counsellor – Health Services Department

    Addictions Counsellor
    Health Services Department

    ABOUT FORT MCKAY
    The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.

    THE ROLE We are seeking a passionate and driven Addictions Counsellor to join our team in the Health Services Department.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Addiction Counsellor professional to provide intake screening, assessments, treatment planning, treatment, ongoing case management, and referral to community and other services that support the client’s goal to move toward clean and sober living.
    The main objective of the Addictions Counsellor is to provide counseling, harm reduction education and support to community members who wish to pursue treatment of their abuses. The counsellor will be involved in work that will move from reactive to preventative programming. This is a permanent full-time position reporting directly to Health Services Manager. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide one to one, family and group counseling whenever necessary and refer clients to other appropriate professionals
    •  Screen and assess client’s needs and why they are seeking assistance and services
    •  Assess client strengths, problem areas, severity of dependence and readiness to change
    • Develop client treatment plans that are based on research, clinical experience and client history
    •  Provide information about addiction issues and about available services and programs and make appropriate referrals where necessary
    •  Conduct information sessions and therapy groups as required
    •  Counsel affected individuals and family members through all stages of recovery using appropriate intervention strategies and treatment approaches
    • Record and report program statistical data to supervisors, Chief and Council and First Nations and Inuit Health
    •  Facilitate programs for harm reduction, such as; support circles, Al-anon, A.A., N.A., sponsorships, etc.
    •  Respond appropriately to high risk addiction cases
    •  Serve as a role model by practicing personal wellness and care
    •  Document and maintain cases thoroughly in the confidential files
    •  Write quarterly, annual reports and monthly newsletter articles
    •  Review evaluate and document client progress and provide aftercare and follow up as appropriate and provide programs and support for clients returning from treatment
    •  Perform other related duties as required

    KEY REQUIREMENTS
     Degree in Psychology and Counselling
     A Social Work degree combined with minimum of 3-5 years of Addictions Counselling would be considered
     Minimum of 3-5 years’ of Addictions Counselling experience required
     Must maintain a healthy lifestyle
     Possess good communication skills, both oral and written
     Experience in treatment program planning, client therapy and counselling, providing in service training and community agency liaison
     Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word is required
     Experience working in a First Nations community is a definite asset
     Ability to speak either Dene or Cree language an asset
     A Clean drivers abstract is required and Valid class 5 drivers’ license as travel will be necessary
     Must provide a clear Criminal Record Check for the vulnerable sector
     Successful candidate will be required to live in (or relocate to) Fort McMurray, Alberta

    WHY APPLY?
    At Fort McKay, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your Competitive Salary, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
     Health benefits for Medical, Dental and Vision
     Company matched Pension Plan
     A healthy work-life balance with an on-site fitness centre including free fitness classes
     Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and volunteering within the community
     Safe and reliable employee transportation, to and from your front door step

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ONLINE: https://fortmckayfirstnation2.applytojob.com/apply
    You can also check us out on social media -> Facebook & LinkedIn
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Please ensure you indicate the Competition #015-2019
    *Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry in any hiring decision, please declare your Aboriginal status in your application.