Generalist Clinical Counsellor

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Further your career with a growing and world-class First Nations organization in beautiful Bella BellaMake a lasting difference in the lives of the Heiltsuk peopleEnjoy a highly competitive salary and great benefits package, including relocation assistanceAbout Hailika’as Heiltsuk Health CentreThe Hailika’as Heiltsuk Health Centre (HHHC) takes a multidisciplinary approach to manage a range of community health programs with the goal of improving the health of the Heiltsuk people. The HHHC has a vision for a healthy community that respects equality and diversity. In the spirit of unity, the HHHC strives to promote a community that is innovative and that embraces a commitment to continual growth and healing.For more information, please visit our website.About Bella Bella, BCThe village of Bella Bella can be found on the east coast of Campbell Island, on the Central Coast region of British Columbia, approximately 180 kilometers north of Port Hardy and 145 kilometres west of Bella Coola. Ideal for any outdoor enthusiast, the area boasts the natural splendour of the Great Bear Rainforest, as well as a range of outdoor activities including fishing, kayaking, camping and whale watching.The largest community on the Central Coast north of Queen Charlotte Strait, Bella Bella has a population of around 1,450 and is also home to the Heiltsuk First Nation. Despite its remote location, the community is provided access to a regional airport, BC Ferries terminal, a regional hospital, and a number of services and recreational outlets, as well as unmatched natural beauty.This is a truly unique opportunity for someone to immerse themselves in a traditional First Nations community while enjoying the pristine beauty of BC’s Central Coast. About the OpportunityThe Hailika’as Heiltsuk Health Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Generalist Clinical Counsellor to join our team in Bella Bella, British Columbia, on a full-time basis.Reporting directly to the Community Wellness Program Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing ongoing individual and group counselling sessions.Your key responsibilities will include:    Providing individual and group sessions, primarily with young adults and adultsProcessing intakes, assessments, therapeutic treatment and care planning, file keeping, and interventionsAttending counselling team and multidisciplinary team meetingsArranging and receiving regular clinical supervisionProviding interagency referrals and assisting client with the necessary paperworkWorking as part of an integrated case management teamProviding culturally safe and trauma-informed practicesMore About YouIn order to qualify for this role, you will have a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counselling, or in another relevant field, and a valid registration (or eligibility to be registered) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors or the BC College of Social Workers. You will also bring at least 2 years of work experience in counselling. Previous experience working with indigenous communities would be preferred. A combination of education and experience will also be considered. Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to provide evidence of a clear criminal record check. Similarly, you will have some flexibility to work a modified schedule based on the needs of clients. The ideal candidate will be equipped with:Cultural competence and knowledge about the impact of historical and intergenerational trauma and how it relates to contemporary social issues with Indigenous peoplesAn intentional commitment of 2 years with our organization is preferredAbility to work with individuals as well as facilitate counselling with small groupsSubstance abuse assessment and treatment experience is highly preferredTrauma-informed and culturally safe practice approachesAbility to maintain personal and professional boundaries in a small community settingAbility to practice your own self-care and maintain your own wellnessAs our new Generalist Clinical Counsellor, you have strong interpersonal skills and a genuine interest in working with people. You will do well in this role if you demonstrate sobriety, stability, integrity, and a supportive attitude. If you are a collaborative team player who is looking to grow a career with a respected First Nations organization, please read on to see what we can offer you!About the BenefitsUpon joining us, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary based on your skills and experience. We take pride in our family-friendly workplace and offer the following benefits:Full benefits (Life and AD&D insurance, Extended Health, and Pension) A company laptop and cell phoneRegularly scheduled social events Tuition assistance/professional development/paid licensing feesRelocation assistance and subsidized fully furnished housing Travel benefits including four return fares a year to VancouverFurthermore, at the HHHC, we greatly value the contributions of our team and actively encourage their professional development through the provision of training and career advancement opportunities.Are you looking for a rewarding role, where you will finish each day knowing you have made a difference to the lives of your colleagues, organization, and community? Apply Now!