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New Job Holistic Wellness Advisor In Northwest Territories

Holistic Wellness Advisor
Holistic Wellness Advisor

Holistic Wellness Advisor

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $95,000–$114,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

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.

Job Information

The Holistic Wellness Advisor role was created as part of the Primary Health Care Reform process, carrying the responsibility for developing trusting, caring relationships with clients while actively contributing to ongoing program design and renewal activities. Using brief, evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches, you will support individuals to make changes to their health through adopting wellness behaviours and healthier responses to address acute and chronic issues, prevent poor health outcomes, and build resilience and well-being.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Master’s Degree in social work, counselling psychology, clinical psychology, occupational therapy, mental health nursing or related field; a Baccalaureate degree may be considered if present with three (3) years clinical mental health experience in a health care field and/or brief therapy setting. Experience in a shared care model of primary care delivery would be preferable.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:


Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.