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At Morneau Shepell, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives.  The extraordinary expertise of almost 5,000-strong workforce is harnessed to support the employees and families of the organizations we serve. Our innovative programs have a lasting impact on the health, financial security and productivity of 24,000 workplaces.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counsellor 

Employee Support Solutions

Yellowknife NWT

Permanent Full Time

 

Summary:

Reporting to the Regional Clinical Manager, you will be providing counselling services for Morneau Shepell's Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide short-term counselling to a diverse set of clients dealing with various personal issues that may or may not be work-related;
  • Evaluate client needs and work with them to set objectives and develop a strategy to achieve them, within the terms and conditions of the client’s EAP;
  • Provide excellent clinical services and embrace Morneau Shepell’s culture of continuous learning;
  • Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by Morneau Shepell’s clinical models.
  • If residing outside of Yellowknife there can be compensation for moving expenses

Benefits:

  • Group insurance plan;
  • Generous vacation policy;
  • Professional liability insurance provided by Morneau Shepell;

  • Office space provided by Morneau Shepell;

  • Clinical supervision available;

  • Flexible schedule.

Succeeding as an EAP Counsellor will require the following core qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work;
  • Substance Abuse experience and training required;
  • Professional College membership or registration with a mental health association;  
  • Minimum five (5) years post-graduate counselling experience with multiple populations;
  • Ability to set short term objectives and use a solution focused approach;
  • Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others;
  • Able to work with individuals, couples and families and good knowledge of community resources;
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of clients;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must be flexible to work days and evening shifts;
  • EAP industry experience is an asset;
  • Exceptional customer service focus, high professionalism and adherence to ethical principles of conduct;
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems is an asset.

Job Grade: MS4

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