Human Services Counselor (3013)

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

ZONE: Zone 1 - Beauséjour

FACILITY: Community Mental Health Centre - Moncton

DEPARTMENT: Community Mental Health Centre

CLASSIFICATION: Human Services Counselor (3013)

STATUS: Temporary full-time (approximately 1 year)

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK:

Monday to Friday - Tuesday nights on rotation

Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the mental health centre program manager, the community integration advisor will take part in implementing treatment processes set by professionals. The successful candidate will help program participants access other services they need as well as education and support services. The successful candidate will provide crisis intervention services, counselling, and consultation sessions to participants and their families. The advisor will also deliver various programs in areas such as social and parenting skills under the supervision of a professional as well as counselling for participants and their families based on the service plans developed in collaboration with one of the team's professionals. The successful candidate will perform all other related duties based on the needs of the department. The successful candidate may be required to travel within Zone 1B on a regular basis.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED);
  • Diploma in a recognized community integration program of at least six months to a year or equivalent;
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) or obtain within six months of hire;
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training or obtain within six months of hire;
  • Experience working in mental health with adults, children and youth;
  • Previous work experience with community agencies and resources;
  • Ability to build supportive and trusting relationships with people living with a mental health problem;
  • Valid driver's licence and appropriate insurance;
  • May be required to use own vehicle in performance of duties;
  • Proven ability to organize and manage assigned workload;
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to operate in a changing work environment;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

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  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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