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Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Crisis Response Clinician

Salmon Arm, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Summary
A permanent part time (0.60 FTE) opportunity exists for a Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Crisis Response Clinician to come and join the welcoming Mental Health Substance Use team at the Salmon Arm Health Centre in beautiful and sunny Salmon Arm, B.C.

Interior Health and our partner agencies provide a range of mental health and substance use services for all ages. We strive to ensure that our services are welcoming of all peoples, gender identities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a self-directed candidate with past and/or current counselling experience, group facilitation experience, good working knowledge and experience in Mental Health & Substance Use, and general competency in concurrent disorders. The successful candidate will have extensive understanding and knowledge of physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the client, their family and their community.

Salary Range:

Effective April 1, 2024, the pay scale for this position is $42.27 to $52.81

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
• Career Growth
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation (per collective agreement)
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• Contribution to Municipal Pension Plan
• Balanced lifestyle

What will you work on?

The Crisis Response Clinician functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to provide direct and indirect mobile crisis intervention and mental health clinical services in order to ensure that persons with serious mental health problems and/or problematic substance use or withdrawal management issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

The Crisis Response Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, crisis response, assessment, suicide intervention, short term treatment planning, time limited case management and, as required, rapid response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life.

The Crisis Response Clinician functions as a primary clinician for short periods of time utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Scheduling Information:

Shift times are from 13:30 to 21:30, 09:00 to 17:00 hours. Days of work are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills and a work environment that supports and promotes psychological health & safety for all. We offer the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, apply today!

Education, Training and Experience:

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

Two (2) 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.

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Upload your resume, cover letter (if Out of Province indicate if you are relocating to the area and when)
• Upload a copy of your Master’s Degree
• Upload copy of your Driver’s License (Class V)


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