Job title: Counsellor / Social Worker – Port Alberni, BC

Company: LifeWorks

Job description: 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)Port Alberni, BCIndependent ContractorSummary:Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, you will be providing in person counselling services for TELUS Health Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in Port Alberni, BC.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:

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  • 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.

Where permitted by law, company employees must be fully immunized to access a TELUS Health office or customer premises.Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to .By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies’ Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process.

Location: Port Alberni, BC

Job date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 06:16:57 GMT