Temporary – Youth Counsellor – Virtual Services

One Position Available – Youth Counsellor – Virtual Services       

  • 1 Temporary position @ 19 hours/week to start immediately to March 31, 2021
  • To provide virtual counselling services to youth up to age 21 experiencing mental health issues due to COVID-19

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Youth

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To provide virtual (video or telephone) counselling services to youth

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with other agencies and professionals

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain electronic client files, recording client visits and key information
  • Prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including weekly clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of mental health and online counselling
  • Network with colleagues and other professionals in the field

Qualifications

  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with youth
  • Knowledge of child protection and legal systems
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team

Other:

  • This position is covered under a collective agreement
  • Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required
  • Must have access to a reliable car

Please email interest to lise.beauchesne@cameray.ca by August 4, 2020 at 4 pm