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RURAL & REMOTE MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE CLINICIAN

Apply Now Job ID 1203471 Date posted 01/11/2019
Job title :RURAL & REMOTE MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE CLINICIAN
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :WILLIAMS LAKE MENTAL HLTH
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.48 FTE)
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician to join us for a permanent part time position at the Williams Lake Mental Health Centre. The ideal candidate will have strong assessment and counselling skills and possess a human caring and relationship centred approach to practice.

The Interior Health Mental Health & Substance Use Services’ purpose is to restore, preserve and promote good mental health through sustainable and accountable practices. At Williams Lake Community Mental Health and Addictions there are 14.5 positions that include nurses, mental health clinicians, doctors, and one psychiatrist. Five programs are offered: life skills, chronic mentally ill, short term mentally ill, addictions, and a disenfranchised with addictions/mental health issues.

The Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician is a generalist position in that works with all of the above populations. Primary job duties include, at the advanced practice level, intake assessment, crisis intervention, referral, case management, short term individual and group psychotherapy, psychogeriatric support, collaborative community planning, psycho-education with clients and their families, and liaison with appropriate professionals.

Shifts of work will be Monday to Wednesday 08:30-16:30 for the first week and Monday to Tuesday 08:30 to 16:30 for the second week.

If you are a dynamic, experienced clinician, motivated to be challenged professionally, have excellent interpersonal skills and aspire to create long term roots in a small town setting, this is the move for you. Apply today!


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 BC driver’s license.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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