Counsellor or Social Worker – Courtenay / Campbell River / Comox Valley, BC

Full Time

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TELUS Health and LifeWorks have recently come together to leverage the power of technology and our caring cultures to further progress our shared goal of building a healthier and friendlier future for all. As a global-leading health and well-being provider – encompassing physical, mental and financial health – TELUS Health is improving health outcomes for consumers, patients, healthcare professionals, employers and employees. – Counsellor / Social Worker (EAP program) Courtenay / Campbell River / Comox Valley, BC Independent Contractor Summary: Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, you will be providing counselling services for TELUS Health Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Responsibilities: Provide short-term counselling to a diverse set of clients dealing with various personal issues that may or may not be work-related; Evaluate client needs and work with them to set objectives and develop a strategy to achieve them, within the terms and conditions of the client’s EAP; Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by TELUS Health clinical models. Required core qualifications and skills: Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work; Professional College membership or registration with a counselling Association, with valid professional liability insurance; Minimum five (5) years post-graduate counselling experience with multiple populations; Ability to set short term objectives and use a solution focused approach; Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others; Able to work with individuals, couples and families and good knowledge of community resources.

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