Wellbriety Centre Addictions Support Worker

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is seeking a highly motivated member to assume the role of Addictions Support Worker. The addictions support worker will provide support to participants of the Wellbriety Centre in a professional and respectful manner.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Recognize and support unique needs to participants.
• Support participants with daily living with addictions
• Develop and implement treatment plans based on the participant’s needs
• Build positive relationships with the centre participants and staff.
• Provide support with resources in the community.
• Provide the ability to communicate effectively with participants and understand each unique needs of support
• Provide one on one or group supports.

Education, Skills, and Experience:
• Experience and/or knowledge of Addictions
• Knowledge of traditional and modern education techniques.
• Have knowledge of understanding all the different needs of clients
• Working knowledge of Microsoft work, Internet, Email, and other business-related computer software.
• Have or be willing to complete and practice Applied Suicide Intervention (ASIST) certificate.
• Have or be willing to complete Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certificate.
• Knowledge of one or more First Nation languages would be an asset.
• Good physical and mental maturity.
• Ability to provide case management skills with proper and effective case notes.
• Time management, organizational and critical thinking skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• A current Criminal Records Check and vulnerable persons check must be provided.
• A valid class 5 driver’s license is required and a willingness to travel when needed.

Key skills and Competencies:
• Manages conflict, resourcefulness, communicated effectively, maintains professionalism, values differences, patient focus, instils trust, positive relationship building, being resilient, demonstrates self-awareness, collaborates, builds effective teams.

Salary is Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position applying for and resume, along with 3 professional reference listings. (Include a most recent employer reference) by: 4:00 PM on November 17, 2023, to: employment@mkonorth.com

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.

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