Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”. The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders. The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery.
Do you want to work for a healthcare organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!
Examples of Support
- Unique health services organization
- The supportive management team and collaborative work environment
- Family Culture
- Innovative environment
- Enriched job fulfilment and
- We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
- A retirement savings plan with company contributions
In partnership with the Kenora Detachment of the Treaty 3 Police, the Mobile Crisis Worker shall provide crisis intervention support and outreach for all ages in Treaty 3 communities. The Mobile Crisis Worker will work with the Treaty 3 Police to respond to mental health calls and assist youth in crisis.
Position Title: Mobile Crisis Worker- Treaty 3 Police Service
Department: Mental Health and Addictions
Salary: Per Annum, after successful probationary period
Term: Full time – 1 FTE
Location: 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor, Kenora, Ontario
Reports to: Crisis Response Manager
Summary of Duties
- Extensive travel to First Nations Communities with Treaty 3 Police
- Provide immediate intervention (including mental health support and suicide risk assessment, emotional support, de-escalation and hospital accompaniment) for all ages in crisis within Treaty 3 communities.
- Work as part of a team with Treaty Police Service Officers, responding to calls for service via dispatch during shifts.
- Abide by police service protocols in order to provide effective intervention in the safest way possible (training provided)
- Provide information and education regarding mental illness and addiction.
- Be capable of assessing and responding to high-risk clients using crisis intervention and crisis intervention theory.
- Perform additional duties as required
- A university degree, preferably in Social Work or a college diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
- Experience in the areas of crisis response, critical incidents & trauma will also be considered an asset.
- Ability to deal with crisis and post-crisis situations (e.g., suicide, homicide, and other traumatic events).
- Excellent clinical assessment and crisis intervention/counselling skills
- Knowledge of both the Family Services Act and the Mental Health Act will be considered assets.
- Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and computer skills
- Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language will be considered assets
- Ability to work effectively as a team player and take direction well
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
- Must be willing to travel when required
- Able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check
We’re looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for
creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA. Discover What’s Possible!
Please forward your resume cover letter and 3 references by Friday September 29, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. to:
Human Resource Department
Kenora Chiefs Advisory
P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor
Kenora ON P9N 3X4
*We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted
** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting