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Community Mental Health Counsellor
A community health centre located 20 minutes north of beautiful Pemberton, BC is looking for an experienced Clinical Counsellor/Facilitator to join their collaborative team and provide individual and group counselling, advocacy, and educational workshops that will assist community members in wellness.
Offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, the opportunity for a flexible schedule and a moving allowance for the right out of town candidate. Ideally suited for someone with related experience and a Masters Degree in counselling who can engage and build safe, trusting relationships with staff and community members.
A little about Pemberton, BC...
> Some of the best outdoor recreation you can find including extensive hiking and biking trails, back-country skiing and snowmobiling, plus beautiful lakes, campgrounds and golf courses.
> Vibrant small-town feel and a family friendly community.
> Located 25 minutes north of the world class skiing and biking in Whistler, BC with an easy commute to the office.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
> Flexible full time schedule. Typically Monday to Friday 8:30a to 4:30p. A part-time position can also be an option.
> Competitive salary based on experience.
> Comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental plan and RRSP contributions.
> Relocation funding for the right out of town candidate (up to $2000).
> Out of country candidates are welcome to apply as there is an opportunity for visa or residency sponsorship for the right applicant.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
> Counselling and workshop facilitation experience with a master’s degree in counselling or social work is required.
> Current registration/membership with a recognized professional organization.
> Ability to engage and build safe, trusting relationships with staff and community members; sensitive to community needs.
> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a positive, compassionate and non-judgmental attitude.
> Strong knowledge of counselling skills and therapeutic modalities; maintain and update skills and knowledge to remain current with ongoing developments in the field.
> Experienced in working with concurrent disorders (addiction/mental health/trauma).
> Working familiarity of group process facilitation techniques such as CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Motivational Interviewing, etc.
> Previous work experience in assessment as well as individual and group counselling.
> Excellent organizational and time management skills.
> Criminal record check and valid driver’s license will be required
> Ability to provide culturally-sensitive therapy for a range of co-occurring mental health, psychosocial, or emotional concerns.
> Maintains positive, professional relationships and works effectively with other program staff, social workers and professionals.
FOR MORE INFO & APPLY: www.whistler-jobs.com/job/clinical-counsellor-facillitator/
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