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Clinical Counsellor- qathet Complex Care Housing for Lift Community Services


How To Apply

Position:Clinical Counsellor- qathet Complex Care Housing
Employer:Lift Community Services
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2024-Jul-15
Salary or Wage:$43.95 - $48.60 per hour
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Master's Degree in a health science discipline (such as counselling psychology, social work) from a recognized program that includes a clinical supervised practicum
- Minimum of five (5) years' recent related experience providing care through a holistic mental health, substance use and primary care lens
- A combination of education, training and experience may also be accepted
- Current full registration with applicable regulatory College or eligibility for registration with the appropriate professional body or association, as applicable
- Experience with trauma-informed care and demonstrated ability to practice from a harm reduction approach
- Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for local area travel is required

Duties and Responsibilities

- In collaboration with client and multidisciplinary team provides clinical, biopsychosocial, and spiritual assessments to determine client's strength and resources along with mental health and/or substance use concerns
- Provides individual and group counselling for a variety of disorders including but not limited to substance related disorders, trauma and stressor related disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, and personality disorders
- Provides education and support to clients, their families, and clinical team members that is culturally and linguistically sensitive to the client's needs
- When appropriate, assumes care coordination responsibilities as a part of the interdisciplinary team
- Provides referrals to inter and intra agency resources as appropriate
- Participates in interdisciplinary case conferences/team meetings and provides consultation and education to help advance the holistic objectives of client care needs
- Provides communication to other team members, as appropriate, regarding patient status/progress through documentation of relevant clinical information, referral correspondence, client interaction and client care plans in a timely manner
- Develops positive working relationships/partnerships with other team members, agencies and health care professionals in order to promote coordinated service, quality care and access to appropriate resources for clients
- Engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation, and quality improvement activities that facilitate team goal setting, problem solving, conflict resolution and collaboration
- Maintains and updates knowledge by reviewing relevant literature, consulting with other disciplines, evaluating clinical practice, and participating in professional development
- Collaborates and consults with the interdisciplinary team, other health care professionals/partners, and clients/families to establish appropriate goals and holistic care plans
- Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration in the identification and resolution of client care issues, treatment concerns, continuity of services, cultural and language barriers, ethical dilemmas, crisis management, and community resource coordination
- Ensures a safe environment for clients and staff by adhering to violence prevention, infection control, occupational health and safety standards
- Performs housekeeping duties as required, checks the operation of relevant equipment to ensure safe working order, and reports incident/equipment problems or general safety concerns to Supervisor
- Attends and participates in staff development programs, team meetings, and other meetings as required
- Participates in training and orientation of staff, students, and client/families as required

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