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Regional Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health and Addiction Services

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: NTHSSA - Yellowknife Region
Job ID: 18020
Salary: $99,353 - $118,658
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Jan 29, 2020

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. 


Job Information

As the Regional Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health and Addiction Services, you will be providing functional and clinical direction for the Community Counselling Program Counselling staff (10 + Child and Youth Care Counsellors) in the Yellowknife region in order to enhance their professional functioning and to monitor and coordinate the quality of professional services offered to individuals, families, and communities. As the successful applicant, you will have the skills to provide service for various cultural groups, which includes serving a diverse population of children, adolescents, and families and also provide advanced clinical counselling and therapeutic services for residents of the Yellowknife region as required. 

To be successful in this role, we require the successful completion of a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Clinical Social Work with a minimum of 3 (three) years of relevant clinical supervision. As the incumbent, you must have experience pertaining to counselling program design, program evaluation, and outcome measurement. You must also have relevant supervisory experience in counselling related to child, youth, and adult mental health, addictions, concurrent disorders, and family violence. Your education or work experience should include at least 800 documented clinical supervision hours with a senior level Clinical Supervisor, where at least 400 hours is direct clinical supervisor with supervisees. Advanced post-graduate education in Clinical Supervision in Counselling, Psychological or Clinical Social Work practice and professional registration as Clinical Supervisor are assets.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

More Information

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $50.95 per hour to $60.85 per hour (approximately $99,353 - $118,658) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 18020        

Closing Date: January 29, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time