Child and Youth Care Counsellor (Behchoko and Various Dehcho Locations)

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Closing date: Jun 22, 2018

Location: Tlicho Community Services Agen

Department: TCHSSA Mental Health Addict

Job Code: 15654

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlichoregion. The TlichoCommunity Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.





Job Information

Our children and youth are the future leaders of our communities and we need you to help ensure their success through this exciting, challenging and unique opportunity to have a positive impact while having a significant responsibility in our communities.  The Child and Youth Care Counsellor (CYCC) positions are part of a new initiative based on feedback from students and youth in our communities. 
The Northwest Territories Health & Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) and the Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA) are currently seeking to staff three (3) Child and Youth Care Counsellors.  We’re looking for people who want to make a difference that hold a Masters in Child Youth Care, Psychologyy, Art Therapy or Social Work.  In this role, as part of the community counselling team, you will provide year round support to children and youth, primarily in their school settings, throughout the Dehcho and TlichoRegions of the Northwest Territories.  These position ensure that therapeutic plans are developed, followed and are meeting the individual need of the child, youth and family.
 The Dehcho region is comprised of eight (8) communities with the largest being Fort Simpson.  For more information about this region please visit: 
The TlichoRegion is comprised of four (4) communities with the largest being Behchoko. For more information about the region and the TCSA Agency please visit:


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Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.



Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.



Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15654       
Closing Date: June  22, 2018 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Salary Information

Salary for this position is currently Under Review.