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Human Services Counselor (3013) 2 positions

Vitalité Health Network - 249 Jobs
Campbellton, NB
$25.13 - $26.95 / hour
Posted 11 days ago

DEPARTMENT: Tertiary Psychiatric Care - Continuous Rehabilitation


JOB TYPE: Permanent full-time

SCHEDULE: Day, Night, Weekend, Rotation, 8 and 12-hour shifts. Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual essential

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.


Under a manager's clinical supervision, the Human Services Counselor evaluates, supports, and assists Restigouche Hospital Centre 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 incumbent will organize their work to promote continuity of care for their assigned clients. The 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 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 ;
  • Current Basic Life Support certification;
  • Advanced non-violent crisis intervention training (CPI) course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Prevention and Management of Suicidal Behaviour course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Valid driver's licence under the provisions of the New-Brunswick Moto Vehicule 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.
  • 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: 5-28623 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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