Posted On: 01-08-2019

Job ID #: 772

Job Title: Mental Health & Addictions Services Clinician

Job Category: Office-Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Job Sub Type: Permanent

Vacancies: 1

Required DriverLicence: Yes

Class: 5

Required Drug Screening: Yes

Check Criminal Record: Yes

Qualifications:

 

  • This Professional should be well versed in psychological assessments, and diagnoses and treatment frameworks
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Clinical Counselling from an accredited university
  • Two (2) years’ recent related Mental Health & Addictions experience in clinical areas, services, and programs, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Current registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers (BCCSW); or the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)
  • Experience working with BC First Nations organizations and communities
  • Knowledge of the health and wellness governance landscape in First Nations health in BC, particularly relative to mental wellness
  • Knowledge of theories, practices and principles relative to mental wellness, suicide prevention, and mental health emergency response, particularly relative to First Nations in BC, including the current programs and services available
  • Travel is a requirement of this position; and flexibility in relation to work schedules and locations may be required
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal record check – vulnerable sector
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes
  • Satisfactory driver’s abstract

Duties:

  • The primary responsibility of this position is to provide a continuum of services to outpatients (preschool, school age children, adolescents, and adults) within the Mental Health and Addictions Program
  • This position provides comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination, for designated clients and their families, through an interdisciplinary team approach on both an individual and group basis
  • Working collaboratively with other health care providers and a multidisciplinary team, the Mental Health & Addictions Services Clinician provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, and education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources, while facilitating client self-management
 

Please apply by email to recruitment@fnnation.ca

Salary: TBN

How To Apply: Email