Position Description

Remote Social Worker or Psychologist (iCBT)
Requisition Number 13732
City Manitoba
Country Canada
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Remote iCBT Social Worker or Psychologist    

Health and Productivity Solutions
Manitoba, Canada
Permanent Full-time 
 
Health and Productivity Solutions
Healthy employees lead to higher engagement, less strain on benefit plans, and better organizational results. Addressing the complexity of health issues in today’s workplace requires systematic and well-integrated solutions. Our health management programs are results-focused and designed to lead to a strong return on investment and a healthier workforce.
 
Summary:
Reporting to the Team Leader of iCBT and using the Morneau Shepell's platform and online tool, you will offer interactive cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) to a varied clientele with personal difficulties. Clientele may be off work or at risk of being off work for health reasons. Managing a caseload of clientele will be required, with set service delivery protocols and service levels. Video-counselling may be an adjunct modality of this service, offered as needed. 
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Contact clientele by phone to develop and document an understanding of their health condition and the factors that support or inhibit recovery;   
  • Assess risk and severity with the use of standard psychometric tests;
  • Provide any of the following interventions if required: more in-depth assessment, medical management interventions, initiation and coordination of occupational and/or psychological interventions, utilization of specialized resources or consultations etc.; 
  • Provide administrative follow-up of case files using the provided clinical models;
  • Communicate proactively with key stakeholders regarding any case management issues that may impact an individual’s treatment plan, the workplace, and return to work planning;
  • Provide quality clinical services and case management protocols and adhere to our culture of continuous improvement of skills;
  • Attend occasional team network meetings and training.
Benefits:
  • Competitive group benefits;
  • Generous vacation policy;
  • Comfortably work from home;
  • IT equipment provided;
  • Clinical supervision available;
  • Flexible schedule.
Succeeding as a Remote iCBT Counsellor will require the following core qualifications and skills:
  • Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology; 
  • Registration with the Manitoba College of Social Workers or member of the Psychological Association of Manitoba as a Psychologist is mandatory;
  • Minimum three (3) years post-graduate counselling experience in a mental health or disability management setting with specific competency in adult populations;
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset;
  • Expertise in assessment of individuals in a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities (e.g., Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy); 
  • Proven experience in assessment and treatment of clients with clinical depression, anxiety disorders and personality disorders. Assessment of substance or alcohol abuse an asset, inclusive of co-morbid conditions; 
  • Proven ability to handle crisis or high risk situations such as: suicidal or homicidal thoughts, domestic violence, child protection, public protection;
  • Advanced skills in the development and documentation of specific interventions, as well as evaluating service outcomes for individuals with complex co-morbidities;
  • Demonstrated competency and experience in the administration and interpretation of psychological testing, particularly those tests relevant to the assessment of cognitive abilities, personality and socio-emotional functioning;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, empathy, listening, interpersonal, organizational skills;
  • Acute sense of autonomy, professionalism, and respect for ethical principles;
  • Excellent computer skills (ability to work over the phone and web-based video-conferencing, use of case management software, etc.);
  • Reliable high-speed internet is required.

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