Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor
Health Services Department
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are seeking a dependable and adaptable individual with strong interpersonal skills to fill the full-time position of Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor. Reporting directly to the Mental Health & Addictions Manager, the primary responsibility of the Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor is to offer face to face counselling and support for community members, families and groups within the Fort McKay community. This position will also provide support to the residents that are living in the Sober Living facility located in Fort McMurray. This is a permanent full-time position based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly, some evenings and weekends beyond the standard work week will be required to meet the operational needs of the department.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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.