Wellness Centre Director


Permanent Full-Time

Wellness Centre Director

The Wellness Center Director works under the direction of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band Executive Director, Chief & Council and in collaboration with LLRIB Health Services.  She/he is responsible and accountable for the day-to-day management of the Wellness Centre programs and services, as well as the supervision of all program staff. This position is responsible for monitoring and assessing the Wellness Centre program and service quality to promote a healthy addiction-free lifestyle and to enhance the well-being of the communities by providing holistic (physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual) counselling services in the area of prevention, treatment, and aftercare. S/he ensures the Strategic Priorities are developed and implemented into annual work plans and oversees their delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring and assessing the Wellness Centre program and service quality to promote a health addiction-free lifestyle and to enhance the well-being of communities by providing holistic (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) counselling in the area of prevention, treatment and aftercare;
  • Ensures the needs of Lac La Ronge Indian Band are being addressed effectively;
  • Incorporate accreditation processes into LLRIB Wellness Centre program planning;
  • Addictions Management Information System (AMIS) reporting;
  • Conducting program reviews and preparing/managing program budget requirements;
  • Conducting regular unit meetings to review program strategic goals and objectives and organizational strategic goals and objectives;
  • Developing and enhancing service delivery models in consultation with respective agencies (ISC, FNIHB, SHA);
  • Develop operational & program policies and procedures manuals for the Wellness Centre;
  • Ensuring all program plans are aligned with LLRIB strategic objectives;
  • Provides professional support to the Wellness Centre Program;
  • Provides supervision to assigned Wellness Centre Supervisors to ensure quality programming; 
  • Development and implementation of:
    1. Annual Reports; and
    2. Quarterly Reports.
  • Works with management to ensure that appropriate communication is maintained throughout the organization.
  • Works closely with the Nurse Practitioner and nursing staff with regards to client health care, serving as the liaison for medical needs and information.
  • Works with management and staff to ensure that integrated and consistent care is provided.
  • Present Wellness center programs to the LLRIB Chief & Council, Communities, Wellness Center Board and, partner agencies.


  • Undergraduate degree in Addictions related field or equivalent combinations of education and experience;
  • Certified by a recognized Canadian alcohol and drug certification body;
  • Must lead a holistic life of wellness, sobriety, and free of addictions;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a supervisory and/or managerial role in mental health treatment and recovery centre;
  • Experience in administration and addictions fields and counselling programs;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the links between addictions treatment and health issues at the First Nations community level;
  • Experience working with budget maintenance and reporting in excess of $2M;
  • Experience in facilitating groups, public speaking, presentations; and writing reports;
  • Being an effective team leader, facilitator, and presenter;
  • Strong organizational skills & able to multi-task;
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team;
  • Willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office;
  • Must have experience working with First Nations communities and knowledge of Woodland Cree culture & traditions;
  • The ability to speak/understand the Cree language will be considered an asset
  • Must possess valid CPR & First Aid Training and;
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Security Clearance: Current Criminal Record, Vulnerable Sector Check, and Driver’s Abstract required upon hire.

Benefits:    LLRIB offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package such as Recognitions, Northern Allowance, Housing Subsidy, Extended Health Care and Pension.

Salary Range: $113,530 – 135,561 per-annum

Apply On-Line at: https://llrib.com/llrib-jobs/

Post:    December 21st, 2021              Deadline:        Until Suitable Candidate is found

In the cover letter, please indicate permission to contact references.

Please be advised applications received without the proper documentation may not be considered.

LLRIB thanks all interested applicants; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Telephone interviews will not be granted; however, ZOOM/ TEAMS interviews may be considered.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people, Lac La Ronge Indian Band shall give preference to Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.

Job Category: Executive Office
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Job Location: La Ronge

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