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Scout Talent

Mental Health Workers ($40-46/hr)

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

  • Have a meaningful impact on the lives of adults in a welcoming community
  • Receive a competitive wage of $40-46/hour, depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits! 
  • Join a holistic workplace with a rewarding career 
About Tsay Keh Dene Nation

At Tsay Keh Dene Nation (TKDN), our essence, deeply interwoven with our profound connection to the land, embodies resilience and a vision for the future. Our commitment extends beyond the preservation of our rich history and culture; it's a promise to our community's well-being through sustainable stewardship. 

Driven by a vision of self-reliance, we embrace a comprehensive approach to development, incorporating education, health, and economic sustainability into the fabric of our society. We stand as custodians of our environment, champions of education, and builders of a future where cultural practices and empowerment through public service lead the way.

To learn more about us, please visit:

About the Opportunity

TKDN has an exciting opportunity for full-time Mental Health Worker roles, based in Prince George, BC with travel to the community on a 2-week rotation.

In this role, you will primarily provide individual, group, and family counselilng/therapy for psychological or emotional issues, including stress, substance abuse, and family situations.

Reporting to the Director of Health and Wellness, you will interview patients for medical history and relevant details, consulting with specialists to adjust treatment plans as necessary.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing individual, group, and family therapy sessions, incorporating relaxation exercises and peer counselling
  • Observing clients for signs of abnormal physical or mental behaviour and adjusting therapy methods based on client reactions
  • Reviewing test results to determine client needs and planning appropriate therapeutic treatments, such as behaviour modification and stress management
  • Referring clients to supportive services to enhance treatment outcomes and participating in interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Conducting annual comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing crisis intervention consultation
  • Offering training to staff under the direction of the Director of Health and Wellness and participating in professional development programs
  • Engaging in research activities related to treatment methodologies and therapy outcomes
  • Participating in the peer review process and documenting medical records in compliance with regulatory standards
  • Reporting service activities, schedules, time sheets, and mileage to the Director of Health and Wellness and acting as a member of the Quality Management Committee
More About You

To qualify for this role, you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology, Social Work or a related field, ideally with a minimum of 2 years' adult mental health work experienceA combination of education and experience will be considered.

The following are also required:

  • Ability to undergo a criminal record check with vulnerable sector clearance
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License & acceptable driver’s abstract 
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-community on a 2-week rotation

The following skills and experience will be strong assets:

  • Master's Degree in a related field (asset)
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities
  • Strong knowledge of trauma-informed programs, covering intergenerational trauma from displacement, Residential Schools, and addiction
  • Proficiency in psychosocial assessment
  • Proven analytical skills in interpreting complex documents, performing statistical calculations, and both drawing and interpreting graphs
  • Strong writing abilities for creating detailed reports, correspondence, and manuals
  • Proven presentation skills with the ability to respond adeptly to inquiries from various audiences
  • Ability to lift and/or move >10 pounds

As our ideal candidate, you bring a passion for clear and heartfelt communication, ensuring every interaction with professionals and clients is meaningful, and that every community member feels heard. Your exceptional time management and judgment skills enable you to make sound decisions with a large caseload in a fast-paced environment while maintaining confidentiality.

At the core of our values is a deep commitment to fostering trust and nurturing long-term relationships with cultural sensitivity. Your innate problem-solving abilities stand out as you adeptly identify challenges, organize data, and independently draw insightful conclusions to drive us toward our shared vision of healing and empowerment in the community.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have Indigenous ancestry. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive salary of $40-46 per hour, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:

  • 100% employer-covered Extended health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pension plan - 5% match
  • 2 weeks vacation plus an extra 2 weeks at Christmas and 1 week Spring Break
  • 10 sick days (prorated based on hiring date)

If your passion resonates with our mission, don't miss out on this truly rewarding opportunity to make a difference - apply today!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.


Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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