Employment Opportunity Details



The primary duties of this position are to provide expert, professional services in a broad range of  wellness group programming  - including design and implementation of programming related to individual, family and marital; mental wellness promotion, group support, life skills and culturally relevant programs; deliver public education and in-service training related to the mental health of children, youth, adults and families; and serve community needs by being part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals.


  • Facilitate group support programs related to individual, family and community wellness.
  • Be part of a multi-sector team of human service professionals engaged in collaborative risk-driven intervention and on-going coordinated support (i.e. Muskoday Intervention Circle);
  • Maintain and safeguard complete and accurate client records stemming from clinical/home-based counselling, group support and the Muskoday Intervention Circle;
  • Follow privacy and information-sharing protocol of the counselling profession, Muskoday Community Health Centre and Muskoday Intervention Circle;
  • Prepare and follow a yearly effective work plan for the program;
  • Develop and deliver life skill programming;
  • Case management of population with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • Provide public education opportunities at community events, within the school and at regular information workshops;
  • Develop mental health promotional materials to deliver to community members, monthly;
  • Participate in practice of trauma informed care;
  • Provide individual and family counselling in a clinical and home-based environment;
  • Liaise with other internal staff and external agencies, as appropriate, to carry out referrals, perform follow-up activities and reporting as necessary or directed;
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports, including statistical information and program activities, to the Director of Health, STC Supervisor, and the Health Committee;
  • Participate in data collection monthly and program evaluation annually;
  • Prepare and submit an annual report for community members;
  • Establish and maintain a current list of available resource agencies and referral contacts;
  • Maintain a daily work log;
  • Transport clients to programs and activities if necessary;
  • Must be a member of the Crisis Response Team;
  • Abide by a professional Code of Ethics;
  • Work collaboratively with other health staff, administration staff, Chief and Council the Health Committee, and other human service professionals;
  • Attend staff meetings, Muskoday Intervention Circle meetings, and multi-sector ongoing case support meetings, as required with the view of providing a client-focused holistic approach to wellness;
  • Upgrade skills and increase personal effectiveness through in-service training and attendance at workshops, as required and approved;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology, or Social Work, or a related clinical discipline;
  • Be registered or eligible for registration within a professional organization;
  • Knowledge of trauma informed practices;
  • Experience working with people living with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • Demonstrate ability to develop mental health promotion education material for community members;
  • Experience in developing/delivering group wellness programming, health promotion education;
  • Demonstrate skill in mental health assessments, and tolls;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills;
  • Possess an effective understanding of First Nation culture and spirituality;
  • Be knowledgeable in various types of counselling, such as solution-focused therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy;
  • Have knowledge of suicide intervention strategies;
  • Have the capacity to build and maintain positive client rapport, striving for mutual respect and serving as a role model in the community;
  • Demonstrate skills in providing public education and in-service training related to the mental health of children, youth, adults and families;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Ability to independently manage complex and multiple demands;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings/week-ends as required for group programs, provide debriefing services for community crisis, and formally schedule a crisis plan when away or during holiday closures;
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license;
  • Clean and clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Check for the successful candidate.

DEADLINE:   December 17, 2018 at 4:30pm

Cover Letter Requirements:

  • state how you meet the eligibility requirements;
  • provide a copy of all credentials,
  • submit three references with your resume to:
    Rae Agnew  -  MFN Human Resources
    Box 99   Muskoday, SK.  S0J 3H0
    Fax:  (306) 764-7272
    Email: hr.mfnaoREMOVE_THIS@muskodayfnREMOVE_THIS.ca

Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites - open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites - open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities - open for application by the general public