Title:                             Mental Health Team Lead (for Cedar Circle Counselling Team)
Location:                    Líl̓wat Health Healing, Mount Currie, BC
Status:                        Regular Full Time
Reporting to:          Health Director, Líl̓wat Health & Healing
Wage/Salary:        Dependent on Experience


Líl̓wat Nation, Health and Healing is seeking to hire a skilled and qualified Mental Health Team Lead. The Team Lead will supervise and provide leadership to the Cedar Circle Counselling Team.  This position will also provide individual and group counselling, advocacy, and educational workshops that will assist community members in wellness.

 Key Deliverables:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of counselling skills and therapeutic modalities
  • Ability to engage and build safe, trusting relationships with staff and community members
  • Self-motivated, committed, highly organized and sensitive to community needs
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a positive, compassionate and non-judgmental attitude
  • Experience working with Indigenous People
  • Knowledge of how Canadian history has impacted Indigenous People (colonization, residential school, Indian Day School, 60s scoop, etc.)

Key Responsibilities, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Facilitates goals and objectives for the Team in planning and evaluating services
  • Ensures services and standards of the Cedar Circle Counselling Team are delivered in a culturally relevant and respectful manner
  • Provides intake for community members and assigns workload management to various members of the team
  • Provides counselling services (individual, family and group) to community members
  • Works with team to coordinate and deliver various trainings to community members
  • Documents and maintains case files in a professional and confidential manner
  • Serves as a role model in wellness
  • Represents the Cedar Circle Counselling Team in the Health Center and professionally with other communities and community organizations
  • Willing to learn the history and culture of Líl̓wat Nation 


  • Master’s degree in counselling or social work
  • A minimum of five (5) years of counselling experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related supervisory experience
  • Current registration/membership with a recognized professional organization
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Criminal record check
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

 Health & Healing addresses community members’ needs throughout all stages of life, from infancy to the elder years, from management of chronic conditions to counselling and addiction services.  Today, Nt̓ákmen (Our Way) continues to provide the foundation for all of the Nation’s work as it moves towards self-determination

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than Friday June 21, 2019
To: Fiona.Milton@lilwat.ca / Administrative Assistant, Líl̓wat Health & Healing
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie VON 2K0