Mental Health and Addiction Children and Youth Counsellor

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

Nlakaʽpamux Nation

Mental Health Services Program


The Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing confidential mental health counselling, education and support to children and youth dealing with concurrent disorders, blended families and familial separation within the communities located within the surrounding areas of Merritt, Lytton and Ashcroft.

This position will operate from a holistic perspective, be sensitive to the Nlakaʽpamux tradition and culture, and will provide services required to assist community members in attaining and maintain the highest level of mental wellness possible.

Key Accountabilities:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Application Submission Process must include the following:

Resume: providing detailed information about your education and employment history that clearly demonstrates your ability to the required job qualifications.

Cover Letter: outlining your understanding of the position and how you’re your education/experience would contribute to the success of the position, the organization and to the communities served.

This is a demographic-specific posting where preference will be given to qualified First Nation applicants.

Apply by Mail or email to:

SCHSS Executive Director

Box 3090

Merritt, BC V1K 1B8

Email: reception@schss.com

Application Deadline: Monday, April 24, 2017 4:00 pm.