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Job Details

Mental Health Counsellor

Employer

Alberta Health Services

Date Posted

November 09, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Cold Lake, AB
  • Earnings $39.42 to $52.36 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 38.75 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 06, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Health Services

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

Health care institution, facility or clinic

Specific Skills

  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustment
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Conduct vocational testing and psychometric assessment
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Prepare assessment, progress, follow-up and court reports

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Mental Health Counsellor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel clients, and provide therapy and mediation services; and in assisting individuals and groups of clients to identify, understand and overcome personal problems and achieve personal objectives

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and the means of attaining them; may conduct research, publish research papers, educational texts and articles

directive

Interest in following up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustments; and in conducting vocational testing and psychometric assessment; may supervise other counsellors, social service staff and assistants

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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