Mental Health and Substance Use Counselling & Treatment Clinician (Masters)

Position Summary

Put your Clinician skills to the test and come join the welcoming mental health clinical staff at Invermere Health Centre.

We are looking for a self-directed, multi-tasking mental health clinician who enjoys working within a multi-disciplinary team environment. If you are a highly skilled and experienced Clinician, and Group Facilitator looking to achieve a better work/life balance, we want to hear from you!

The day-to-day aspect of this position ensures that persons with serious acute mental health problems and / or problematic substance use issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based short term treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services. The Counselling & Treatment Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, assessment, treatment, service coordination, and as required, urgent response to the most complex clients, frequently with co-occurring disorders, who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Counselling & Treatment Clinician functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

This is a relief part time (0.40FTE) position and scheduled shifts are Thursdays and Fridays (08:30 to 16:30 hours).

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Community Profile: Nestled in the valley between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges, just outside Kootenay National Park, and situated along the shores of Windermere Lake, this community offers a full spectrum of outdoor activities to residents. Swim or windsurf in the morning, hike the trails in the afternoon or simply relax on the beach and enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery. With superb golf courses and world-class ski resorts nearby, Invermere is in a delightfully unique area.

Qualifications

• Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.

• Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01575735

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.40 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

INVERMERE HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Invermere

Department:

CVC MH ASTAT(COUNS & TX)

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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