PFWC Crisis Response Worker

NNEC - Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
Sioux Lookout, ON

NNEC is a non-profit educational organization. Under the direction of the Sioux Lookout District Chiefs,
NNEC delivers secondary and post-secondary education programs and services for First Nations people.
NNEC operates Pelican Falls First Nations High School, Pelican Falls Centre, Pelican Falls Wellness Centre,
Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, Wahsa Distance Education Centre and has offices in Lac Seul
(head office), Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay. NNEC welcomes applications for the following position:
Sioux Lookout, Ontario
1. Support students that are dealing with mental healthconcerns, trauma, substance misuse, etc.
2. Respond to emergency and routine calls in a calm, efficient, empathetic and helpful manner.
3. Attend to calls for assistance under the Crisis Response Services.
4. Assess the situation and contact emergency services if appropriate. Use of clinical risk assessment is necessary.
5. In cases where a caller requires assistance, ensure that the appropriate help is summoned and
that responses to emergency calls are in accordance with the NNEC crisis response performance
standards and operating protocol.
6. Implement a plan of care and/or safety plan as required
7. Develop or assist in developing treatment plans for students
8. Use all available IT and information systems to manage emergencies, provide information and
access to emergencyservices and act as advocate where appropriate.
9. Ensure that all records are maintained accurately and updated as necessary.
10. Deal with client inquiries effectively and efficiently.
11. Participate in regular job-related training and to extend and update knowledge as required.
12. Create and maintain a good working relationship with appropriate NNEC personnel, students,
their families and partner organizations.
13. Carry out basic First Aid if required.
14. Following incidents to ensure interim follow-up
15. In the event of a serious occurrence, ensure requirements as established in policy and procedure
are followed.
16. Other duties as required.
1. Diploma in Social Work, Social Service Worker or related field an asset
2. Minimum of 2 years experience working in a related field or with First Nation youth preferred
3. Must have a Class ā€œGā€ drivers license
4. Must have First Aid with C.P.R. or willing to obtain
5. Fluency in one of the Sioux Lookout area dialects an asset but not essential
6. Knowledge of urban environment of Sioux Lookout
SALARY: Based on Education and Experience
**NNEC thanks all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
NNEC requires a Criminal Record Check and/or a Vulnerable Sector Check for all positions. These
positions are open until filled.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and three references (with written permission for NNEC
to contact) to Human Resources, NNEC Head Office, fax (807) 582-3865 or by email to