National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) Worker

Gitsegukla Indian Band - Hazelton, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Community and Social Service Workers (4212)
NOC Job Title: Addictions Worker
Expires in 0 days
Expires: 2020-01-27
Posted: 2019-11-28
Last Updated: 2019-11-28

Job Location(s)
710 Ray Charles
Hazelton, British Columbia
V0J 2J3, Canada
Job Description
Major Project: Skeena Industrial Development Park, North Coast

We are currently looking for an experienced professional to fill the role of National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) Worker for our organization. This is an exciting opportunity to have a significant impact on the well-being and everyday lives of a First Nation community. Gitsegukla is located on Highway 16, approximately 40 km southwest of Hazelton, BC, and 100kms East of Terrace, BC. This is a professionally and personally rewarding opportunity for someone who wants to make an important difference in people’s lives, while working in a beautiful part of BC.

Key Accountabilities and Scope:
Reporting to the Health Manager, the NNADAP Worker provides counselling, intervention, prevention, and aftercare services for substance abuse and addictions. As part of their efforts, the NNADAP Worker also provides health education on mental health and substance use and promotes healthy lifestyles.

General areas of responsibility include:
Program Leadership
Building relationships
Finance and Administration

In performing their role, the NNADAP Worker utilizes all resources involved with addictions, including other Health Care Workers, the community school and other professionals. The NNADAP Worker acts as a role model for community members by practicing personal wellness.

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:
A University degree or College diploma in social work or addictions counselling, preferred.
3+ years of experience in addiction and recovery services, preferred.
Willingness to participate in training in the addictions field.
Comprehensive knowledge of issues related to addiction and recovery.
Knowledge of health care and addictions services and offices in the region.
Proven ability to establish trusting relationships with a high degree of confidentiality.
Ability to make accurate assessments of client’s need.
Ability to mobilize the community in working together to deal with substance abuse.
Ability to take direction and follow through.
Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise.
Knowledge of computers and relevant software application, including Microsoft Office.
Valid driver’s license with willingness transport patients as required.
Independent worker with ability to work with and contribute to a strong team environment.
Ability to work flexible hours as required.
Knowledge of First Nation’s culture, customs, beliefs, traditional lifestyles and health issues.
Current criminal record check required and available upon request.

This position is a full-time position. Salary or wages are negotiable based on experience.

If you are a highly dependable, non-judgement and trustworthy individual with the ability to work under pressure to effectively make an impact on the Community, then this opportunity is worth exploring. If you are interested in learning more, please forward your resume and cover letter in one of the following ways:

By email at

By fax at 604.685.8594

Drop off at the Gitsegukla Band Office

Do not call or email the Band Office, Band Administrator or Councillors regarding this or any other job posting, doing so will result in disqualification.

Applications will only be considered from those eligible to work in Canada. All applicants who require a work permit or sponsorship for employment in Canada will not be considered.

Please note only candidates considered for the interview process will be contacted.

Related Document(s)
NNADAP Job Description.docx

How to Apply

Expiring: Jan 27, 2020

Fax: 604.685.8594

In Person:
710 Ray Charles
Hazelton, British Columbia
V0J 2J3, Canada