Mental Health Counsellor

Labrador-Grenfell Health - Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL (il y a 4 mois)

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Mental Health Case Manager
Temporary Full Time (Indefinite)
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Reporting to the Manager of Mental Health and Addictions Services, this is a highly responsible and specialized position. The primary purpose of this position is to identify and coordinate services for consumers living with severe and persistent mental illness. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying and providing education and awareness initiatives on a variety of topics, specifically stigma. The incumbent will function as a member of an interdisciplinary team which provides a range of mental health and addiction services to the residents of Happy Valley-Goose Bay & surrounding areas.

Qualifications:
" Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Nursing, or Masters of Psychology degree; including training and experience in intake/screening, assessment, counseling and methods specific to Mental Health & Addictions;
" Minimum 2 years' experience in individual, family and group counseling, and community capacity building;
" Clinical education and experience pertinent to the mental/addictions health needs of individuals, families and communities;
" Experience in the development and delivery of education and training programs;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct;
" Proof of registration with the appropriate regulatory association;
" Must possess a valid driver's license; use of private vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
" Provides intake/screening, comprehensive assessments and intensive treatment and intervention in the context of an interdisciplinary team;
" Provides mobile crisis intervention and management, invoking Mental Health Care and Treatment Act provisions as required;
" Develops and facilitates education sessions related to Mental Health Care and Treatment Act;
" Provides counseling to client including concurrent disorder and psychiatric rehabilitation;
" Monitors clients for medications & treatment compliance;
" Assumes a leadership role in discharge planning for current clients/inpatients;
" Completes accurate and timely clinical documentation through the Client Referral Management System;
" Develops and facilitates linkages between provincial, regional and community based resources and identified community mental health needs;
" Provides consultative services to and works in collaboration with health care providers and a variety of Provincial and Federal Government Departments to provide mental health services;
" Facilitates educational and training sessions to internal and internal and external partners as required;
" As a member of the Regional Mental Health and Addiction Services Team, provides support to other members of the interdisciplinary team, which may include providing coverage and/or traveling to various parts of the Region to assist with service delivery;
" Maintains a specialized level of knowledge and skill pertaining to cultural issues and mental health addictions treatment;
" Participates in service planning as part of the interdisciplinary team;
" Participates in clinical supervision and continuous quality improvement initiatives;
" Other related duties as required.

Salary:
" CG - 39 of the NAPE-HP salary scales, $34.36 to $38.45 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance

Hours of Work:
" Monday to Friday, 75 hours bi-weekly. Hours of work will follow the flexible work schedule in accordance with Article 19.01(a) of the NAPE-HP Collective Agreement based on 75 hours biweekly (by mutual agreement). Variable shifts may apply

This posting is open to male and female applicants.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 219000325N