Tele-Counsellor

Build a meaningful career

At LifeWorks, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives.  The extraordinary expertise of a more than 7,000-strong workforce is harnessed to support the employees and families of the organizations we serve. Our innovative programs have a lasting impact on the health, financial security and productivity of 24,000 workplaces.

Tele-Counsellor (Social Worker, Counselling Therapist)

Anywhere in Canada - Remote, work from home

Permanent, Full-time (part-time 3 days also available)
 

Summary:

Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, you will be providing tele-counselling services for LifeWorks' Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide short-term counselling to a diverse set of clients dealing with various issues, within the terms and conditions of the client’s EAP;
  • Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by LifeWorks' clinical models.

How we will support you:

  • Benefits plan that fits your individual and/or family needs, as of first day of employment;
  • Four weeks of vacation and two well-being days to support work-life balance;
  • Paid professional development days and clinical supervision to support your growth;
  • Pension plan to help you reach your retirement goals;
  • One volunteering day/year to support a cause that's important to you;
  • Work environment that supports diversity and inclusion;
  • Conveniently work from home;
  • Get to work with a great team that is as passionate as you are!

Core qualifications and skills we are looking for:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work;
  • In good standing with professional College;  
  • Minimum two years of post-masters clinical experience is mandatory;
  • Ability to set short term objectives and use a solution focused approach;
  • Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others;
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of clients;
  • Must be flexible to work day and evening shifts.

Where permitted by law, LifeWorks employees must be fully immunized to access a LifeWorks office or customer premises.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to talentacquisitiononboarding@lifeworks.com

Fulfilling work that matters

LifeWorks is in the business of helping organizations help their people and in the process, we strive to elevate ours. We're always looking for talented professionals and strategic leaders looking to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We appreciate the interest of every applicant; however, we contact only those selected for an interview.

At LifeWorks, we are committed to putting our people first.  Our priority is to optimize the health and productivity of our people.  In light of COVID-19, our company continues to monitor the global situation and following local guidance in each of our communities to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees.  Safety is our highest priority, and while the goal is to ultimately return to the office, we are currently working remotely and are connecting with candidates through virtual interviews, recruitment events, and information sessions.  We are excited to connect with you virtually, and look forward to receiving your application.

Company
LifeWorks
Posted
04/20/2022
Location
Halifax, NS, B0B, CA