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Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc.

External Job Posting

Residential Support Workers
1 – 12 month temporary full time
2 – On call /Casuals
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. is a corporation that
provides health care, mental health and addictions services to the 10
First Nations.
Position Summary
As a member of the Mino Ayaa Ta Win Services Team, the Mino
Ayaa Ta Win Residential Treatment and Medically Supervised
Detox Counsellor is responsible for providing individual and group
counselling to persons detoxifying from drug and/or alcohol
addiction. The Mino Ayaa Ta Win Counsellor provides counselling
support and supervision to the Mino Ayaa Ta Win Program clients.
Job Duties

  • Facilitates evening programs;
  • Maintains daily records, case notes, and logs;
  • Weekend cooking and cleaning;
  • Counsels clients, individually and in groups, to assist in overcoming

dependencies, adjusting to life and making life changes;

  • Provides crisis counselling and supervision to individuals in

intense detox phase;

  • Works closely with Group Facilitator/Case Manager to ensure

continuity of treatment plans;

  • Ensures cultural safety in programming;
  • Assists the Facilitator/Case Managers, when required, in

conducting client assessments, determining client’s mental and
physical condition, making ancillary assessment requests and
preparing client treatment plan;

  • Works with Case Managers to plan client discharge and to

implement follow-up.

  • 2 year post-secondary degree in Social Work or related field and

five years previous counselling experience or an acceptable
combination of both;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license, and willingness to upgrade license

for group van travel;

  • Must be proficient in word processing and have computer usage


  • Anishinaabemowin – Ability to communicate effectively in

Ojibway a definite asset
Requirement for Submission
For a complete job description or to submit a resume please contact:
Cathy Handberg, Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 608
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9
Or email to:
Deadline for application submission: Friday, January 19, 2018.
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. welcomes applicants from
people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request
for candidates taking part in all aspect of the selection process. While
we appreciate all who apply, we will only contact those persons
selected for an interview.
Miigwech, Thank You