Trauma Support Work

Group 238

Job description

Trauma/Healing Support Worker

Nîkihk Aboriginal Housing First is an intense home visitation and follow-up support program designed to assist those experiencing chronic homelessness due to experienced trauma. We provide in home Follow-up support, Cultural and Spiritual support and education, as well as Trauma/Healing support. The Trauma/Healing Support Worker will provide support and referrals to resources in the areas of mental, emotional and physical health in order to assist in overcoming these possible barriers that prevent a participant in achieving housing stability. The Trauma/Healing Support Worker will work in collaboration with the Follow-up Support Worker, the Cultural and Spiritual Educator, as well as other supports to create an action plan in the area of trauma recovery.

Specific Skills: Interview clients, prepare case histories, assess clients’ barriers, develop and implement counseling and intervention plans to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them. Evaluate client’s progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives and follow up results of counseling programs and client’s adjustment. Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals. Liaise with community supports. Write reports: assessment, follow up, progress, court reports, etc.,(proficiency in computer applications is a must). *Knowledge in Aboriginal Culture and residential school systems is an asset.

Areas of Counseling Specialization: Anger management, behavioral disorders, bereavement support, conflict resolution, childhood and adolescent issues, depression, life transition, mediation, personal growth and self-development, sexual abuse, trauma recover, stress management, substance abuse, compulsive gambling, cross cultural issues.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $4,332.00-$4,812.50 per month


  • Casual dress
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Closing Date: Posting will be open until suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply

You can send your cover letter and resume to

COVID-19 Notice: Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.

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