Choose Life Mental Health Worker


P.O. Box 89

Longlac, Ont.  P0T 2A0

Tel: (807) 876-2242

Fax: (807) 876-2495



Choose Life Mental Health Worker


Job Summary:

The Mental Health Worker will work for the membership of Ginoogaming First Nation as we promote healthy living by guiding clients and families through the health care and social services system to understand diagnoses, treatment options, and available resources. Developing and implementing a plan of care designed to meet the individual’s mental health / addictions needs while ensuring continuity of care.  Facilitating the coordination of care for clients with chronic disease, or complex and multiple needs in the community.  All services are community based.



  • Assess client’s needs and outcomes; identify what can be done to improve their experience and how to reconcile differences between what patients want and what health providers believe is right for them.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and their families in meaningful and productive discussion, in a way that maintains dignity, autonomy, and confidentiality.
  • Ensure confidentiality and safekeeping of all of all client records;
  • To network with all outside organizations available for the benefit of the client;
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and staff development training sessions as requested by the Choose Life Coordinator
  • Perform other job-related duties as may be reasonably be required by the Choose Life Coordinator



  • A minimum two-year Social Work Diploma or Diploma in related field.
  • Two years’ experience developing knowledge within a First Nation culture, traditions and teachings an asset but not required;
  • Regulated Healthcare professional in good standing with a diploma or university degree or in health care and/or social sciences. (Social Services Worker, Social Worker, Registered Practical Nurse, etc.)
  • Class ‘G’ License


Please submit your resume to:


Denise Taylor, HR Manager

FAX:  807-876-2495

PO Box 89, Longlac, ON  P0T 2A0

 Closing Date:  Until Filled

Wage: Commensurate with experience

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview

Qualified Ginoogaming First Nation members will be given priority

The successful candidate may be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment