Community Wellness Worker

Government of the Northwest Territories - Inuvik, NT (30+ days ago)

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Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Inuvik.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

Located in Inuvik and reporting to the Regional Supervisor, Community Wellness, the Community Wellness Worker works as part of the CCP to facilitate mental well-being in individuals, families and communities in a culturally sensitive manner. The Community Wellness Worker is a member of the Community Counselling Program team and comes under the direction of the Supervisor of Community Wellness. The Community Wellness Worker is responsible for serving their community and the region by working with individuals and communities who express a desire to improve their overall mental health and well-being.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Diploma in the Social Sciences together with one year of relevant experience in a scope of practice or experience solely restricted to addictions, mental health or family violence.

A supervised work experience is also required.

Previous work experience in a remote northern location would be an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:
Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
jobsinuvik@gov.nt.caNote: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.