FSO is currently accepting applications for the position of Counsellor the Quick Response Counselling Program (Maternity Leave).
FSO will provide Quick Response Counselling (QRC), serving as the primary centre for individuals with mild to moderate mental health challenges who have accessed the Emergency Department (ED), and who have been identified by Familiar Faces (FF) as candidates that will benefit from immediate counselling intervention. FSO will have appointments available daily (6 days a week) and face-to-face appointments will be offered within 48 hours of referral by FF. Services will focus on building resiliency and decreasing clients accessing more costly ED/ hospital services. Primary treatment interventions will be strength-based, building on evidenced-based practice in brief therapy, using recovery models, neuroscience research, and mindfulness approaches, and delivered using individual and potentially group therapy approaches.
Hours of work: 21 hours per week (evening and weekend work required)
Union/Non Union: Union/Salary Level 5
Closing Date: Tuesday March 28th at 4p.m.
For more information about this position please download the complete position posting.