Job title: Mental Health Clinical Advisor – Registered mental health clinician

Company: WorkSafeBC

Job description: Overview
Are you a registered mental health clinician who would like to collaborate with a team of professionals focused on treatment plans that support clients’ return to work and function? We have opportunities for Mental Health Clinical Advisors to support our claims teams with service decisions by providing clinical advice and guidance on appropriate service options to assist injured workers in their recovery from psychological injuries.
In this role, you’ll develop partnerships with WorkSafeBC staff and external stakeholders to connect on initial treatment services and review existing treatment services. Your deep understanding of DSM diagnoses and best-practice approaches to treatment, along with your strong communication skills, will assist you in supporting workers’ recovery and return to work.
How you’ll make a difference: You’ll provide compassionate, supportive service to people injured at work.
Where you’ll work
WorkSafeBC, we currently offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.
In this role, you’ll work a Monday to Friday week, primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally onsite at the Richmond office.
What you’ll do

  • Maintain knowledge and familiarity of best-practice/evidence-based interventions related to mental health conditions and provide guidance to claims teams about treatment approaches for specific disorders and individual circumstances of each worker
  • Consult on mental health treatment to interdisciplinary teams to help injured workers return back to work and liaise with providers and other parties as needed to discuss treatment goals
  • Conduct clinical reviews of all relevant claim information to formulate an understanding of a worker’s clinical presentation to determine best fit for mental health interventions
  • Identify return to work factors that may facilitate treatment or that are acting as barriers to engagement with treatment and recommend solutions that can include referrals to internal or external supports
  • Apply a compassion-informed model when considering best-fit service options

Is this a good fit for you?
We’re looking for people who can:

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  • Synthesize a large amount of clinical information and offer clinical guidance based on that information
  • Clearly and professionally present expert knowledge, opinions and ideas, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of individuals and groups
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to the assessment, interpretation, planning, and implementation of active treatment programs for injured workers within current accepted practice guidelines in an active rehabilitation setting
  • Take initiative, recognize issues, and implement solutions
  • Interact, establish rapport, and build trust with clients, colleagues, and others in a professional and sensitive manner in a clinically complex and culturally diverse environment
  • Work collaboratively in a team

Your background and experience

  • A master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, or Social Work with a clinical designation and registration with one of the following: British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, or British Columbia College of Social Workers
  • A minimum of four years of experience that demonstrates a broad knowledge of mental health treatment for psychological conditions; experience must include the direct provision of mental health treatment for psychological conditions
  • Strong communication skills

Important to know
Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:

  • Confirm you’re legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC’s COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the “Policy”) is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.
Who are we?
At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We’re honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.
What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?
It’s challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.
Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.
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Our benefits
As a member of our team, you’ll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work — and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:

  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Extensive health care and dental benefits
  • Optional leave and earned-time-off arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)
  • Reimbursement towards two annual professional memberships (e.g., College and association)

Learn more: Find out .
Salary: $50.82 – $52.82/hourly
Want to apply?

  • Applications are welcomed immediately, however must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email when you submit your application.

Location: Richmond, BC

Job date: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 07:32:08 GMT