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Posting Number: CPM-8446
Position Title: Intake Counsellor
Department: Personal Counselling Services
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: F
Hiring Salary Range: $78,328 - $88,119
Maximum of Salary Range: $107,701
Duration: Temporary Part-Time - Hours a week: 21
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Part time temporary 21 hours, 3 days per week).
Position Start Date: August 15, 2013   Position End Date: April 30, 2014
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PART TIME TEMPORARY POSTING WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 pm, WEDNESDAY JULY 3rd.


The purpose of the Intake Counsellor is to help students realize, develop and fulfill their personal potential in order to maximally benefit from their university experience. This is achieved through the provision of mental health assessment, triage, referral, crisis intervention as well as clinical supervision of interns, consultation to faculty and staff, and outreach activities.
 
Education:
Graduate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or MSW. Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario or the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
 
Experience:
3-5 years related experience in clinical counseling and mental health intake assessment and triage.
 
Skills:
Well-developed knowledge of the principles of mental health assessment and counselling and the processes that lead to change and personal development. Expertise in the area of human relations and communication. A proven ability to apply this expertise and knowledge in the provision of a variety of counselling services relevant to the broad range of mental health needs affecting members of a large and diverse university community. Demonstrated skill in the training and supervision of counsellors-in-training. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to work as a member of a clinical team. Ability to exercise initiative and mature judgement, empathy and tact. Knowledge of community mental health resources and the consultative skills to maximize their use.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: June 19, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
Extended Posting Date: June 19, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
External Posting Date: June 19, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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Applications are to be submitted to: jobs@yorku.ca.

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