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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLOR

PERMANENT FULL-TIME

KENNY LOCATION

 

Sara Riel Inc is presently accepting applications for a permanent full-time Mental Health Counsellor. The program provides therapeutic support to participants in assisting them in achieving goals that will lead to successful community living.

QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES

  • Registered Social Worker.
  • 2-5 years’ experience working with adults with mental health.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English and French would be considered an asset.
  • Satisfactory Employment record.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Adult and Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Experience in computer programs i.e. Microsoft Office, Outlook.
  • Understanding of mental health issues.
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills required.
  • Acute sense of discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Complete WHMIS training and understand the safety precautions and emergency procedures of potential hazards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide professional support and counselling in accordance with individual's assessed needs.
  • Help clients reach their objectives to live independently within the community.
  • Able to effectively communicate and collaboration with individuals with mental health family members, external professionals, etc.
  • Develop and maintain on-going professional relationships with community resources.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops.
  • Documentation at a high level.
  • Housing and tenancy support.
  • Responsible for on-call rotation schedule.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • First Aid and CPR.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
  • Applied Suicide Intervention (ASIST).

 

NB - Successful candidates must be flexible to work evenings and weekends. Daily schedule may vary according to program needs.

Salary – 24.71

Please submit resume to Candice Kirton = ckirton@sararielinc.com

DEADLINE – February 19, 2020

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