Mental Health and Addiction Counsellor

Objective: As part of the Nlaka‛pamux Nation Mental Health Team, the Mental Health and Addiction Counsellor is responsible for providing confidential mental health and addiction counselling, education and support to individuals and families within the Nlaka’pamux Nation. This position operates from a holistic and trauma-informed perspective, is sensitive to the Nlaka’pamux tradition and culture, and provides services required to assist community members in attaining and maintaining the highest level of wellness possible. This is a demographic-specific posting, priority will be given to Indigenous applicants with a degree in counselling psychology or human services related field. Salary to commensurate with experience; benefit package offered.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Nlaka’pamux Health Services 2088 Quilchena Ave P.O Box 1624 Merritt BC, V1K 1B8 Telephone: (250) 378 9772 Fax: (250) 315 0283 Email: Mhreception@nlxfn.com

Application Submission Process must include the following:

Resume: providing detailed information about your education and employment history that clearly demonstrates your ability to the required job qualifications.

Cover Letter: outlining your understanding of the position and how you’re your education/experience would contribute to the success of the position, the organization and to the communities served.

This is a demographic-specific posting where preference will be given to qualified First Nation applicants.

Apply by Mail or email to:
Tamara George, Executive Director
Box 1624
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Email: George.t@nlxfn.com
Application Deadline: until Position is filled