Job Posting 71245

Counsellor - Child & Youth Mental Health and PEACE program
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Kootenay
Kaslo & Crawford Bay, BC
closes in 58 days (Mon, 16 Aug)
full time  •  $26.50 - $32.50 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Full-time Employment Opportunity

Counsellor - Child & Youth Mental Health and PEACE program

An exciting opening for a Counsellor to work with children and youth based in Kaslo and Crawford Bay.

37.5 hours per week

As the Child and Youth Counsellor, you will provide comprehensive evidence-based services for children and youth under the age of 19, and their parents and caregivers, residing in the North Kootenay Lake Area.  You will work closely with members of the counselling team, referring agencies and community partners.  Clinical supervision will be provided.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related social services field or a lesser degree with a combination of training and experience
  • Able to be registered or licensed with an appropriate provincial body. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of children and youth who experience mental, emotional and behavioural problems. 
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual, group, and family, psycho-educational and brief therapy. 
  • Demonstrated consultation and liaison skills with external agencies. 
  • Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

 

Wage: $26.50 - $32.50 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

The position will remain open until filled.  Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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