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CAMPUS WELLNESS AND SUPPORT SERVICES

COUNSELLOR, COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (C1864)


Posted on: September 25, 2019
Deadline: October 18, 2019
Grade: N/A

Note

This posting represents a two-year full-time contract position.

Scope

Reporting to the Director, Counselling & Psychological Services the incumbent will act as a primary resource person to students to assess client issues and determine treatment plans. He/she is responsible for helping students succeed educationally and personally, by intake assessment appointments, facilitating group workshops, one-to-one treatment appointments and through outreach programming.

Primary responsibilities

  • Provide individual/group counselling as defined by department policies and in accordance with provisions of the licensing bodies.
  • Select, administer and interpret psychometric tests.
  • Maintain client records in accordance with professional corporation guidelines.
  • Deliver educational, psychological and life skills-training workshops.
  • Consult with internal and external bodies and refer clients when necessary.
  • Assist in the compilation of student retention and other counselling outcome research data.
  • Perform other duties in support of the operation of the unit.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology, or Social Work and two to four years of related work experience.
  • Licenced Member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ)
  • Enrolled in the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) and the Indian Schools Resolution Health Support Program (IRS RHSP), or at least two years of demonstrated experience working with Canada’s indigenous peoples, and a superior understanding of their mental health needs
  • Demonstrated strong connections to Indigenous communities and membership to Indigenous nation(s) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of research models, collection models, and focus group strategies is an asset.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English; good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken French in order to provide individual and group counselling to students and consult with internal and external clients, and to maintain client records and develop workshops and programs.
  • Knowledge of additional languages is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with the ability to deal sensitively with individuals as well as to give workshops.
  • Approachability (is sensitive and patient with others) and composure (is a calming influence in a difficult situation) is an asset.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently.
  • Ability to work outside of normal operating hours.

Salary

$84,040.00 - $100,379.00 per annum

Union/Association

N/A

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by October 18, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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