Wellness Councillor Team Lead


Job Title:  Wellness Counsellor Team lead

To:  OMVC Health Administrator

Community: Old Massett

Facility:  Haida Health Center

DEADLINE TO APPLY – March 13th, 2018

Purpose of Position:  Wellness Counsellor Team lead

Reporting Relationships:  Wellness Counsellor reports to the OMVC Health Director


Bachelor’s degree (from an accredited education institution) in an Allied Health, Behavioural or Social Science field and/or Professional certification from an alcohol and drug counsellor training program.  Two (2) years experience in a health setting working with complex care clients with concurrent disorders.

Experience working in First Nations communities

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Current valid BC driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Excellent organizational skills, time, and self-management skills

·         Demonstrates knowledge of First Nations peoples, Haida customs, culture, and impact of trauma issues, and cultural oppression,

·         Knowledge of trauma informed practices, Alcohol and drugs,

·         Mental Health

·         Alcohol and drug

·         Residential schools

·         Trauma

·         Working with youth, men and women

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills,

·         Emotional intelligence Competencies that includes adapting to changing situations,

·         Ability to operate related office equipment

·         Computer skills

Please send cover letters and resumes to:

Monica Brown Health Director

Haida Health Centre, PO Box 176, Old Massett, BC, V0T 1M0

Phone: 250-626-3911 Fax: 250-626-3357

Email: monica.brown@haidahealth.ca  DEADLINE TO APPLY – March 13th, 2018