Human Services Counselor (3013)

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application .

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

ZONE: Zone 4 - Northwest

FACILITY: Community Mental Health Centre - Edmundston

DEPARTMENT: Adult Program

CLASSIFICATION: Human Services Counselor (3013)

STATUS: Permanent full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK:

8-hour shifts - Monday to Friday

Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Human Services Counselor provides support, coaching and / or skill training to clients referred by the clinician to facilitate their recovery. He / she works in collaboration with the clinician, the client, other services and significant people involved. The work is usually done in the client's living environment and may include his or her community network. The Immediate needs are with rehabilitation and support and can vary depending on operational needs .

N.B. These are only the main duties of the position. Other related duties may be assigned as required for the smooth operation of the sector.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma and "Human Services - Option adult " certificate from NBCC;
  • ASIST training or willingness to follow such a course;
  • One year experience in mental health and / or addiction treatment;
  • Past experience dealing with local agencies and community based resources;
  • Demonstrate interest and ability to work with the intended clientele;
  • Ability to develop and lead individual programs and group programs for adults;
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record and have a car with appropriate insurance to transport clients. Must show Driver Record Abstract from Service New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Branch;
  • 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 French and spoken competence in English are required .

  • 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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