PRIMARY ROLE:

The Intake Worker is responsible for building good working relationships with referral agents, funders and coordinating the intake process effectively and efficiently. U under the direction of the Treatment Director, they screen all applications of individuals seeking the 8-week adult residential treatment program, and provide follow-up services on those who have completed the program to ensure a continuity of care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The screening, intake and orientation processes are important aspects of the NHML in-patient treatment program.

  • Processes all applications that referral agents submitted, ensuring all required documentation is completed and attached.
  • Gives the Screening Committee all completed applications for review.
  • Contact the referral agency if their client has been accepted into the treatment centre.
  • Send an acceptance letter to the referring agency in a timely manner to ensure the bed utilization rate is met.
  • Conduct searches of client’s luggage and/or persons, assign the client a bed and provide linen and a blanket.
  • Provide an orientation process for all new clients.
  • Carry out the intake process with the new client.

Knowledge, Abilities And Skills

The Intake Worker must have the knowledge, abilities and skills with computer/Internet, human relation skills, telephone etiquette to aid the organization to attain and meet its goals and objectives.  The person must be an abstainer and be knowledgeable of the Cree language, cultural practices and beliefs and be willing to be a team player.

Education and Experience Required:

A combination of training and work experience required to be able to provide and carry out the required work that is expected of the Intake Worker.

Supervisor:

Treatment Director

SalaryNegotiable pending qualifications and experience

Deadline: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 @ 4pm

People selected for this position must be an abstainer of alcohol, cannabis & illegal drugs for a minimum of 12 months. An understanding of the Aboriginal culture & the ability to speak Cree is an asset.

Please submit a current criminal record check along with your resume and three references to:

Marilyn Linklater, Executive Director
Phone (204) 484-2256
Fax (204) 484-2016
Email: marilynlinklater@medicinelodge.ca