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

Position Summary

Put your Clinician skills to the test and come join the welcoming mental health clinical staff at the Community Health and Services Centre in Kelowna, B.C.

Who are we looking for?

We are hiring a permanent full time MHSU Counselling & Treatment Clinician. 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.

What will you work on?


The day-to-day aspect of this position includes working within a Mental Health Day Treatment Program as an Adult Short Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT) Clinician.

The Counselling & Treatment Clinician functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure 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.

Shift types are days and evenings and shift times are Tuesday to Friday 8:30 - 16:30; Saturday 09:00 -17:00 hours.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

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

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

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.

**Please upload copies of Masters degree and DL.

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 #:

01795073

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEM MH ASTAT(COUNS & TX)

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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