Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor

Job Description

Workplace Support Programs (WSP) CounsellorWorkplace Support Programs, Employee Support SolutionsVancouver, BC

Permanent Full time

Workplace Support Programs (WSP) :

A group of programs designed to address mental health concerns in the workplace. Morneau Shepell’s Workplace Support Program offers the industry’s earliest intervention into employee mental health issues that require a solution beyond short-term EAP support or as part of a disability case management treatment plan. The programs provide professional assessment and counselling to support an individual’s return to healthy productivity. These clinical interventions address issues requiring longer-term, more specialized or more intensive levels of care in order to prevent or manage workplace performance problems, absence and disability.

*COVID-19: this role will be remote/work from home for the time of the pandemic.


Reporting to the Regional Clinical Director, you will be providing in-person counselling services for Morneau Shepell’s Workplace Support Programs (WSP).


  • Group insurance plan as of the first day of employment;
  • Generous vacation policy;
  • Paid professional development days;
  • Office space provided by Morneau Shepell (while social distancing measures are in place, this role will be a remote work from home position);
  • Clinical supervision available;
  • Flexible schedule.

Succeeding as a WSP Counsellor – Workplace Support Programs you will be required to have the following core qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work;
  • Registration with a College or Professional Association
  • Prominent substance abuse assessment, mental health assessment skills 
  • Ability to adapt to clinical supervision
  • Ability to assess all types of psycho-social disorders and develop treatment plans;
  • Ability to use or have knowledge of clinical assessment tools;
  • Able to write reports in a clear and concise manner;
  • Experience and expertise with mandated clients;
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and case management skills;
  • Competency with computer skills, MS office
  • Ability to work remotely and also collaborate in a team environment

Job ID: 39162299
Morneau Shepell
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