Registered Social Work, Indigenous Health
DOIG RIVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Maxwell Management Group Ltd. is proud to partner with Doig River First Nation in the search for a Registered Social Worker to join their team.
Doig River First Nation is a vibrant Indigenous community located in beautiful British Columbia. Our community values tradition, culture, and strong connections to the land and our ancestors. We are dedicated to fostering a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment for our members, promoting their overall well-being and growth.
Our vision, for the community is that:
- Everyone feels cared for and supported in their journey towards Kema (health and well-being)
- Traditional wisdom and knowledge is being combined with technology to create a better future
- Everyone has the resources they need to live a good life
Kema means ‘a good place in nature’ in Dane-zaa Záágé. The concept of Kema is about people coming together and living healthy lifestyles as a connected community. When our people are physically, emotionally, socially, culturally, environmentally and intellectually healthy we find Kema (a good place). Kema is founded on four key principles that have guided our people since time immemorial.
We are seeking a dedicated and culturally sensitive Registered Social Worker to join our team in supporting the well-being and thriving of our community members. As a key member of our health and social services team, the successful candidate will play a vital role in enhancing the lives of individuals, families, and the community as a whole.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.
- Current registration and in good standing with the British Columbia College of Social Workers (BCCSW) or equivalent professional body from another province.
- Experience in providing social work services to Indigenous communities, with an understanding of Indigenous culture, history, and practices.
- Ability to integrate traditional and contemporary approaches in social work practice.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build trusting relationships and communicate effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
- Empathy, compassion, and non-judgmental attitude towards clients and their unique circumstances.
- Experience in crisis intervention and trauma-informed care.
- A competitive salary
- Full benefits
- Matching RRSP
- 8 weeks vacation (includes 6 weeks of scheduled office closures per year)
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Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- British Columbia: reliably commute or be willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (required)
- Are you able and willing to relocate to North Eastern British Columbia?
- Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
- providing social work services to Indigenous communities: 2 years (preferred)
- crisis intervention and trauma-informed care: 1 year (preferred)
- registration in good standing with BCCSW (preferred)
Work Location: In person