Human Services Counselor (3013)

Posted: 17 Nov 2021
Competition #: 6-16574 EXT
Salary: $21.5833 to $23.2324
BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE
ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst
FACILITY: Community Mental Health Center - Bathurst
DEPARTMENT: Child- Youth Programs
CLASSIFICATION: Human Services Counselor (3013)
STATUS: Temporary full-time (approximately 17 months)
FTE: 1.0
ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible
HOURS OF WORK:
8-hours shifts - days
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.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma and "Human Services ;
  • ASIST training or willingness to follow such a course
  • Experience in the mental health field related to children, adolescents;
  • Past experience dealing with local agencies and community based resources
  • Proven ability and interest working with the target clients;
  • Ability to develop and facilitate various programs for individuals and groups of children, adolescents and/or parents;
  • 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 English and French is 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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