Trauma Counsellor

Job Summary

Location: Behchokǫ̀ (Rae)
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 19036
Salary: $92,976 - $111,072
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Sep 29, 2020

Department Information

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.

Job Information

You will be providing counseling services and support to individuals and families who have experienced or are experienced trauma in their lives. This will include providing a full range of mental health, family violence and addictions counseling in Behchoko, and potential travel to other Tlicho communities. You will be providing meaningful assistance for vulnerable individuals and making a positive difference for the region!

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

-Master's degree Counseling, Psychology or Social Work with 2 years of relevant counseling experience in a scope of practice or experience solely restricted to trauma and family violence; Or

-Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work with 3 years of relevant counseling experience in a scope of practice or experience solely restricted to trauma and family violence; or

-Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing with 3 years relevant counseling experience in a scope of practice or experience solely restricted to trauma and family violence; or

-Diploma in Mental Health with 5 years relevant counseling experience in a scope of practice or experience solely restricted  to trauma and family violence.

-The experience of the Trauma Counselor should include supervised education or work experience (counseling experience obtained under a qualified supervisor that includes at least 500 hours where at least 120 of those hours are direct client contact. Additional hours are spent face-to-face supervisions, educational activities, documentation activities and professional development.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Tlicho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
NISHI KHON BUILDING, 2nd FLOOR
BOX 419
BEHCHOKO  NT  X0E 0Y0
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
jobstlicho@gov.nt.ca

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

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.

Eligibility

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

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19036    

Closing Date: September 29, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $47.68 per hour to $56.96 per hour (approximately $92,976 - $111,072) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,423.