Clinical Counsellor 2-3 years expeirence required
Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society
Mount Currie, BC

The Southern Stl’atl’imx Health Society is a fast-growing, vibrant organization committed to the health and wellness of its nation’s membership, we provide health and wellness services to the communities of Douglas, N’Quatqua, Skatin and Samahquam Nations. Our mission is to weave traditional wellness into our health services and to design, develop and deliver a diverse set of health programs, activities and events to our community membership that are supported by our values of community, Ucwalmicw, respect of language and culture and to ensure that all Stl’atl’imx people are loved and cared for.

Are you looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a difference in the lives of others? Are you a qualified, highly motivated and dynamic individual that would like to be a part of an organization that values mental, physical, spiritual and emotional wellness for individuals, families, our community and society? If you answer YESto both of the above questions, we invite you to apply for the following position.

The Position:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Services Manager, the Clinical Counsellor is responsible for providing comprehensive, short and long term culturally appropriate, therapeutic, substance abuse, mental wellness, addictions, and related services to adults and families. This position works within the context of a client-centered, family-centered, and community-based perspective and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, vision and values of the Southern Stl’atl’imx Health Society and in accordance with the BC College of Registered Clinical Counsellors or other affiliated college.

The Candidate:

  • Completion of a Masters in Social Work or equivalent degree i.e. Masters in Clinical Counselling or Psychology.
  • At least three (3) years of direct counselling experience working with individuals and families with mild to moderate mental health challenges and substance abuse
  • Demonstrated experience working with concurrent disorders
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the impact of trauma and the modalities that support clients to manage the intergenerational impact of sustained, long term trauma.
  • Must be a member in good standing with a regulated health college as per current standards for practicing social work, counselling, and/or psychotherapy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk factors and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of resources and services available to clients
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the culture, history and current oppressions experienced by people related to mental health and substance abuse challenges
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in analysis of individuals and systemic issues impacting clients
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Technical and computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint and databases
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a 4WD Vehicle and to travel to and from communities on a remote Forest Service Road
  • Must be comfortable working in remote locations.

The position is permanent part time 25hrs per week, with a possibility of being full time in the near future.

For further information regarding our society please visit our website at sshs.ca

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $48,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Counselling: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's Degree (Required)

Licence:

  • Drivers (Required)
  • Registration with Affiliated BC College. (Required)