Mental Health Counsellor 2019-16

West Nipissing General Hospital - West Nipissing, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Mental Health Counsellor assists in the delivery of case management services to individuals age 16 and over in the community and works in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures.

Posting: 2019-16

Position: Mental Health Counsellor

Job Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary Range: $33.87 - 43.15 an hour

Education, Experience & Professional Registration:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field
  • Member in good standing with an affiliated college or professional association
  • 3-5 years’ experience in clinical mental health counselling and treatment services an asset


  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and with community resources
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in the use of a computer and MS Office applications

Personal Suitability:

  • Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Driver’s license and use of a vehicle a requirement
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Demonstrated commitment to the health and safety of patients, fellow workers, volunteers, students and visitors


  • Days, evenings, nights, weekends


  • Bilingualism (French & English) an asset

Applications for the above position will be accepted by email please visit to apply.

For the protection of our patients and residents, the hospital requires successful candidates to submit a satisfactory criminal record check (vulnerable sector search) dated within 6 months as a condition of employment.

The WNGH is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Should you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Office.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $33.87 to $43.15 /hour