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Rural & Remote Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician
Location:Williams Lake
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Competition #:01203471
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.48 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Department:WIM MH SUPP REC (73 BDS)
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$33.01 - $41.16

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician to join us for a permanent part time position at the Williams Lake Mental Health Centre. This position will be working with Esk’etemc and their new supported recover facility Letwilc Ren Semec.

The Interior Health Mental Health & Substance Use Services’ purpose is to restore, preserve and promote good mental health through sustainable and accountable practices. At Williams Lake Community Mental Health and Addictions there are 14.5 positions that include nurses, mental health clinicians, doctors, and one psychiatrist. Five programs are offered: life skills, chronic mentally ill, short term mentally ill, addictions, and a disenfranchised with addictions/mental health issues.

The Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician is a generalist position in that works with all of the above populations. Primary job duties include, at the advanced practice level, intake assessment, crisis intervention, referral, case management, short term individual and group psychotherapy, psychogeriatric support, collaborative community planning, psycho-education with clients and their families, and liaison with appropriate professionals.

Shifts of work will be Monday to Wednesday 08:30-16:30 for the first week and Monday to Tuesday 08:30 to 16:30 for the second week.

If you are a dynamic, experienced clinician, motivated to be challenged professionally, have excellent interpersonal skills and aspire to create long term roots in a small town setting, this is the move for you. Apply today!

Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.

Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC driver’s license.

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