Position Description

EAP Counsellor
Requisition Number 3255
City Cochrane
Country Canada
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At Morneau Shepell, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives.  The extraordinary expertise of our 4,000-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 20,000 workplaces.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counsellor 
Employee Support Solutions
Cochrane, ON
Independent Contractor

 

Employee Support Solutions

Healthy, productive, and engaged employees drive organizational performance and success. Morneau Shepell’s Employee Support Solutions is comprised of industry-leading programs and services that work together to deliver a unique and holistic Total Health Solution to our clients, helping them engage their people.  Morneau Shepell is also the largest Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider in the world. Confidential professional support is available to employees and family members in-person and telephonically, as well as digitally through E-Counselling, Video Counselling, First Chat (online chat), and our My EAP mobile device application, to help resolve work, health, and life challenges. Our award winning innovations and technology help to ensure that our support solutions are available anytime, anywhere.

Summary:

Reporting to the Regional Clinical Manager, you will be providing counselling services for Morneau Shepell's Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide short-term counselling to a diverse set of clients dealing with various personal issues that may or may not be work-related
  • Evaluate client needs and work with them to set objectives and develop a strategy to achieve them, within the terms and conditions of the client’s EAP
  • Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by Morneau Shepell’s clinical models

Succeeding as an EAP Counsellor will require the following core qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work;
  • Professional College membership and valid professional liability insurance;  
  • Minimum five (5) years post-graduate counselling experience with multiple populations;
  • Ability to set realistic objectives and use a solution focused approach;
  • Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others;
  • Able to work with individuals, couples and families and good knowledge of community resources;
  • EAP industry experience is an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent time-management and organizational skills;
  • Professional office space suitable for private counselling, in the city listed in the posting.

 

Job Grade: ISP/Affiliate/PP

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