Mental Health Navigator

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Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society


JOB POSTING: ACYMH Navigator – FORT ST JOHN & FORT NELSON
Starting ASAP Open Until Filled
Salary Range: Based on qualifications & experience

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health (ACYMH) Navigator. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Navigator will provide culturally appropriate services and information which enhance the relationships and wellness of children and families who are experiencing significant challenges, in the Treaty 8 lands of Northeastern British Columbia.

The ACYMH Navigator is located in Fort St John. The position is under the direct supervision of the ACYMH Clinician. Travel between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson will be required. Evening and weekend work as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Connects and collaborates with appropriate referral sources
• Conduct intakes
• Conduct mental health assessments and develop assessment reports
• Collaborate with Clinician to Develop and execute treatment plans
• Maintain appropriate records

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
• Knowledge and familiarity with northern and rural communities
• Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
• Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology, Child and Youth Care, or comparable degree with strong clinical skills
• Two years of related experience with responsibility for providing mental health services to children and youth
• Experience working with Indigenous communities
• A valid BC class 5 driver’s license and criminal record check are mandatory

Interested candidates submit cover letter and resume to:
Meagan Stevens, Administration and Finance
Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services
10615 – 102 St. Fort St. John, BC V1J 5L3
Fax: 250 787 2152 email: accounting@nenan.ca

We appreciate all applications however only those short listed will be contacted
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry.

 
Posted City: Fort St. John
Posted: 06/19/2019
Expires: 07/31/2019
Ad ID: 648919
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Posted by: Nenan Family Services
Registered City: Fort St. John BC
Member Since: 2014
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