A Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor at Community Counselling Services (CCS) is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health and addictions services for clients falling under the responsibility of the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority (HRHSSA), primarily the communities of Hay River and Enterprise. Services are provided in accordance with the NWT Mental Health Act, Child and Family Services Act, the Community Counselling Program Standards, and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association standards. Services are intended to help improve the mental health and well-being of residents and their community.
The knowledge, skills and abilities required are attained through completion of a Master’s degree in counselling, clinical psychology, or clinical social work (or related field). The experience and/or education of the Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must include a minimum of 500 counselling hours obtained under a qualified clinical counselling supervisor where at least 120 of those hours are direct client contact.
The Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must be eligible to register as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. The Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor must hold a valid class 5 driver’s license.
Salary: $44.25 to 55.93 per hour (Range 17)
Status: Full Time Indeterminate
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found
Competition #: 012-19
In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a Northern Allowance of $3.08 per hour up to a maximum of $5,999 per year. All job offers are subject to references, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check and an Employee Health Risk Assessment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested applicants must submit a resume quoting file number to:
Human Resources, Hay River Health & Social Services Authority
37911 Mackenzie Highway, Hay River, NT X0E 0R6
Fax: (867) 874-8341 Phone: (867) 874-8345, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like this information in another official language, contact us at (867) 874-8111
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The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority provides the South Slave area of the Northwest Territories with quality healthcare. Our catchment area includes the community of Hay River, which has a population of approximately 3,800 residents. In addition to Hay River, the area also includes six outlying communities with a catchment area in excess of 6,000 people. The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority employs approximately 185 staff members. We offer a variety of challenging careers within the healthcare industry, and provide numerous opportunities for advancement. Our Authority is dedicated to excellence in all areas of healthcare. We believe in hiring exceptional candidates as their level of education and dedication to their field is reflected in the quality of care our communities receive. The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority offers a full range of services that include a 29 bed accredited Hospital; a 15 bed long term care facility; a supportive living program consisting of three residential homes and a day program building; a medical clinic (including Specialists) and a variety of social, mental health, community and home care services. Each area of service acts as a complementary component of the holistic care that is provided by the Authority.