Counselling & Social Services

PCFSA provides a range of counselling and social services for residents across South Vancouver Island. These include work with isolated seniors, individuals addressing family violence, youth outreach and email counselling, youth gang and exploitation prevention and intervention, family and couples counselling, counselling to address substance use, mental health counselling, and trauma therapy.

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Community Health Centre – Medical Services

The Westshore Community Health Centre (WSCHC) is a new multidisciplinary primary care centre operated by Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA) which is designed to bring low-barrier, trauma-informed coordinated healthcare to the underserved populations of the Westshore and their families.

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Clinical Counsellor – Short Term Integrated Community Counselling

Grid Level: Grid 16 BCGEU Community and Social Services

Hours: 2 positions – each 1.0 FTE (job share may be considered)

Providing short term (up to 12 sessions) counselling to clients with moderate mental health concerns and/or substance use concerns referred through the Centralized Access and Rapid Engagement Service program (CARES) through Island Health in collaboration with Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA). Clients may be offered in person or group support via in-person and/or telehealth services.
This is a full-time position of 35 hours per week.

The candidate must have a master’s degree in Counselling or equivalent and be registered with BCACC, BCCSW, or CCPA. A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience is required.
The candidate must have experience providing therapy to individuals, couples, and families, using a variety of treatment modalities. Training in DBT, EMDR or Somatic Experiencing is an asset.

Posting date: March 3, 2022
Closing date: March 17, 2022.

Please submit your application by email to by 12:00 noon March 17th. This position is open to all applicants.

This position requires Union membership.

Please contact Sara Radford directly with any queries.

View full job description here: Short Term Integrated Community Counselling