Mental Health Therapist

Location: English River First Nation
Program: Health Center

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email:

Date Posted: 07/10/2018
Expiration Date: 08/07/2018

Employment Opportunity

The English River First Nation is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the full time permanent position of Mental Health Therapist. Your considerable experience and primary role will support the needs for community members in crisis, at risk, or requiring generalist or specialist care as a Mental Health and Wellness Therapist.


Duties (include but not limited to):


  • Provide clinical training and feedback to a potential range of 1st and 2nd level counsellors
  • Manage and/or support during crisis situations; deliver direct crisis and clinical counselling to clients: individuals, couples, families or groups, if appropriate or required.
  • Provide workshops and training on relatable issues
  • Refer patients, clients or family members to resources or specialists as necessary or available and accessible.


Required Qualifications:


  • The position will be attractive to someone who has:
    • A range of comprehensive therapeutic counselling skills developed by significant experience with client centered and related holistic therapies and treatment approaches.
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Mental Health and Wellness, Social Work, or Psychology
  • Experience in First Nations Health Services
  • Minimum of five (5) years as a certified clinical counsellor
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in therapeutic counselling




  • Must be able to work under pressure and high demands/stress
  • Able to keep a positive/optimistic outlook
  • Must possess strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • High integrity, sensitive, kind
  • Must be a member of a professional association
  • Willing to participate in learning/skills development activities
  • Able to speak the Cree and/or Dene language is a definite asset
  • Flexible and available on short notice

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


English River Human Resources Department

Morley Campbell, Human Resources/Office Manager

P.O. Box 30


Ph: (306) 396-2055 or (306) 396-2066  Fax: (306) 396-2155



Deadline: Tuesday, August 7, 2018