|Island Health is seeking a Temporary Full-Time Health Consultant - Campbell River Mental Health & Substance Use
In this role, you will provide advanced clinical practice and interventions relating to intake, assessment, education, treatment, consultation and referral for clients experiencing mental health, substance use and/or concurrent disorder problems and issues related to the social determinants of health. You will consult extensively with primary care providers, and refer to community resources when necessary regarding the psychosocial and social determinants of mental health and substance use health aspects of the clientís needs.
As the successful candidate, you will have a Masterís Degree in a health related program, along with post-basic education related to mental illness, including experience with crisis intervention, urgent response, short-term therapy and group psychotherapy. You will have a minimum of two yearsí related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You will have a significant understanding of mental health and substance use issues, substance use assessments, the change process, community dynamics and the impacts of the social determinants of health are essential.
Learn more and apply:
Contact: Coreen Cherry, Acting Clinical Coordinator
Campbell River - easy and affordable West Coast living
Located three hours north of Victoria, Campbell River is on the east coast of northern Vancouver Island and is Vancouver Islandís third largest city with a population of more than 32,000. Surrounded by nature, with mountains and ocean at your doorstep, Campbell River has affordable housing, a strong community feel and provides residents with easy access to the outdoors to enjoy a healthy work/life balance.