Job Posting 79194

Registered Clinical Counselor-Mental Health and Substance Use Programs
REACH Community Health Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1145 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
closes in 31 days (Mon, 28 Feb)
full time - term / contract

Position: Registered clinical counselor-Mental Health and Substance Use Programming

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: until March 31, 2023


Do you want to be a part of a hard working and dedicated team, working towards improving health outcomes within the vibrant and diverse community of Grandview Woodland? Would you like to use your skills in group and individual counselling to help establish and deliver mental health programming?

Come and join our dynamic allied team in the delivery of our Mental Health and Substance Use programming in the upcoming year.

REACH has received funding to expand its scope of mental health community workshops and counselling capacity for 2021-23. This position supports that programing with group and 1:1 counselling support and outreach services.

The clinical counsellor practices through a trauma-informed lens, and in a culturally safe way. They work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary allied care team (RCCs, RSWs, Cross-cultural Health Promoters, etc.) providing group and individual counselling support based on the emerging needs in the community. The clinical counsellor is responsible for the provision of counseling to patients who are experiencing problems of an individual, couple or family, systems or social nature. Priority will be given to a counsellor with experience working with marginalized and under-served populations.


Highlights of Skills and Qualifications

  • Relevant post-secondary degree, and registration with an accredited professional body (ex. RCC/RCSW/RSW)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Must have experience in addictions, mood disorders (anxiety, depression), trauma, complex PTSD, and working in diverse communities
  • Must demonstrate culturally safe practices, where clients are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community.
  • Understands health to be a complete sense of mental, physical, and socioeconomic wellbeing and applies the principles and practices of gender affirming care.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous Cultural Practices is an asset
  • Knowledge and/or professional fluency of a second language, particularly Spanish or Arabic is an asset.

REACH proudly celebrates the diversity in our neighbourhood and amongst our staff. We highly encourage applications from people of under-represented communities, including Indigenous, migrant, people of colour and LGBTQ2S+ individuals to enhance the strengths of our team.


All REACH employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds. Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.


To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Amanda in HR at .


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