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Addictions Recovery Provider (Long Plain Health Services) – Employment Opportunity

Long Plain Health Services is seeking a Full Time Addictions Recovery Provider (ARP) to assist Long Plain First Nation clients with addiction recovery services.


• Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of addictive behaviours
• Must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of harm reduction
• Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture is essential
• Demonstrated ability to manage and plan effectively
• Must be able to develop and deliver workshops on relevant topics
• Must have strong inter-personal skills and public relations experience
• Ability to negotiate and advocate on behalf of the Long Plain First Nation Band membership to ensure ever increasing quality of services for the community
• Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office applications
• Must produce a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search)
• Must produce a satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
• Must produce a satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Adhere to LPFN policies and procedures adopted by Long Plain First Nation
• Maintain professional ethics
• Maintain confidentiality
• Function as an effective team member
• Document all necessary data in the Mustimuhw eEMR
• Complete necessary reports and provide to Health Director for approval prior to submission
• Complete annual workplan, annual reports, annual program evaluation, and any other required reports, and provide to Health Director by due dates
• Work cooperatively with the NAADAP worker and other LPHS programs
• Create and conduct a referral and follow-up network
• Prepare prevention related presentations for Long Plain School and Long Plain – PCI students
• Initiate and participate in spiritual/cultural programming if requested
• Support and plan alternative programming such as recreation and social programs
• Support and plan self help groups if requested eg; AA, Al-Anon, Al-A-Teen
• Provide addiction counselling and recovery education for community members
• Prepare and conduct appropriate addiction counselling sessions with clients
• Make referrals to other agencies and resources
• Provide follow-up and individualized after care to clients returning from treatment
• Provide direct client support involving court/probation/Child and Family Services/Motor Vehicle Branch
• Proper filing and report writing
• Responsible for ensuring that personal travel is within budget
• Submit travel claims to Health Director
• Submit workshop plans and budget to Health Director for approval well in advance
• Responsible for staying within allocated budget and advising Health Director if a problem in this area is anticipated
• Responsible for requesting approval from Health Director for overtime prior to
scheduled after-hour workshops/events (flex time to be the precedent)
• Other duties as assigned

Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Interview Date: December 5, 2018
Start Date: TBD

Individuals who feel they are qualified are invited to submit a cover letter, current resume and two (2) references to:
Human Resource Office
Long Plain Administration Building
Ph: 204-252-2731 Fx: 204-252-2012
Email: lpfn.hr.assistant@qmail.com
Attention: Rita Jo

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We thank all those that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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