Social Worker, Counsellor (Critical Incident Response)

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.


Critical Incident Response Counsellor

Anywhere in Manitoba

Independent contractor

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager of Trauma Services, you will be providing on-site Critical Incident Response to LifeWorks' organizational clients, as an independent contractor.

What you will do:

  • Provide Critical Incident Response to our organizational clients;
  • Work/travel to an on-site location;
  • Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by LifeWorks' Trauma department.

Who we are looking for:

  • Master’s degree in counselling, psychology, or social work;
  • In good standing with counselling College or Association, and valid professional liability insurance;
  • Minimum 5 years post-graduate counselling experience;
  • CISM, CISD training or EMDR certification is an asset;
  • Experience delivering group debriefing and/or running counselling grou;
  • Ability to convey sensitivity, professional manner and effective approach when facilitating interventions within the corporate environment;
  • Flexibility to respond to client needs.

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

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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.

Winnipeg, MB, A3C, CA