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Human Services Counselor (3013)

Vitalité Health Network - 278 Jobs
Campbellton, NB
$25.13 - $26.95 / hour
Relief / Casual
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Posted 24 days ago

DEPARTMENT: Tertiary Psychiatric Care - Youth Center


JOB TYPE: Casual

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual essential

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.


ZONE: Zone 5 - Restigouche

FACILITY: Restigouche Hospital Centre

DEPARTMENT: Tertiary Psychiatric Care – Continuous Rehabilitation – Youth

CLASSIFICATION: Human Services Counselor (3013)

STATUS: Casual

FTE: 0.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible


12-hour shifts - Rotation
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.


Under a manager's clinical supervision, the Human Services Counselor evaluates, supports and assists Youth unit clients in developing and maintaining their independence, in accordance with the interdisciplinary intervention plan, in preparation for their reintegration into the community through the implementation of treatment and rehabilitation programs. Work is performed using several intervention modes, including daily individual meetings with clients, support to therapeutic groups conducted by the nursing staff and professional services, as well as the organization of educational groups. Given the specific nature of psychiatric interventions, the Human Services Counselor will organize their work to promote continuity of care for their assigned clients. The Human Services Counselor's work is performed in keeping with the clinical principles of rehabilitation as well as clients' risks, needs and responsiveness. It is performed within a clinical model for interdisciplinary collaboration. The Human Services Counselor's clinical practice is governed by Vitalité Health Network's Code of Ethics as well as other policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and additional six-month to one-year course/program in community integration or the equivalent – child/youth services option or any equivalent combination of training and one year of recent experience with youth;
  • University degree in a health-related field of study may be considered;
  • Successfully complete the O.M.E.G.A. course or a commitment to undertake such a course, or any other non-violet crisis intervention course;
  • Successfully complete the Advanced C.P.I. course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Successfully complete the Prevention and Management of Suicidal Behaviour in a Psychiatric Hospital Setting course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Current BLS Certification;
  • Possess a valid license in accordance with the requirements of the New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Act."
  • Good judgement and organisational skills;
  • Ability to utilize a variety of intervention techniques in new and innovative ways;
  • 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.
Competition Number: 5-20710 EXT
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About Vitalité Health Network

About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

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