Clinical Counsellor (West Coast)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl (Mental Health) Program is seeking a permanent, full-time Teechuktl Clinical Counsellor to provide individual counselling and counselling for family or groups in the west coast of the Nuu-chah-nulth territory. Based out of the NTC’s Tofino office, this position would best suit someone who can work in a team environment to provide counselling services that promotes individual and community wellness through a balance of Quu’asa and clinical methods.

Responsibilities Include:

  •  To establish a regular schedule of community visits and counselling sessions
  •  To coordinate effective service delivery strategies and instructions to service providers
  •  To maintain up-to-date files and provide statistical reports
  •  To deliver consistent service within a framework inclusive of professional skills and Quu’asa (First Nation people) values

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Master’s degree in Psychology, Counselling, or related professional qualification with a specialization in mental health
  •  5-years front line experience, with at least 3-years working with aboriginal people
  •  Registration with a related professional association
  •  Experience in programs to facilitate transformation from addictions
  •  Familiarity with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations culture and healing processes
  •  Experience in cross-cultural education
  •  Strong personal boundaries and familiarity with ethical issues that arise from working with high risk population
  •  Possess a personal wellness plan
  •  Provide acceptable references and criminal record check

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience: salary range $69,500 - $80,000 annually.





Contact Info

Apply by 4pm June 20, 2021 by sending a cover letter,
three references (available to contact) and resume to:
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Fax: (250) 723-0463

(We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview)

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