Onsite Counselor


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Build a meaningful career

At LifeWorks, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives. The extraordinary expertise of a more than 7,000-strong workforce is harnessed to support the employees and families of the organizations we serve. Our innovative programs have a lasting impact on the health, financial security and productivity of 24,000 workplaces.

Provides counselling services for Morneau Shepell's Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Provide short-term counselling to a diverse set of clients dealing with various personal issues that may or may not be work-related

Evaluate client needs and work with them to set objectives and develop a strategy to achieve them, within the terms and conditions of the client’s EAP

Provide excellent clinical services and embrace Morneau Shepell’s culture of continuous learning

Manage the administrative requirements as dictated by Morneau Shepell’s clinical models. 

Succeeding as an EAP Counsellor will require the following core qualifications and skills: 

Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work

Professional College membership or registration with a mental health association

Minimum five (5) years post-graduate counselling experience with multiple populations

Ability to set short term objectives and use a solution focused approach

Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others

Able to work with individuals, couples and families and good knowledge of community resources

Excellent time-management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of clients

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must be flexible to work days and evening shifts

EAP industry experience is an asset

Exceptional customer service focus, high professionalism and adherence to ethical principles of conduct

Basic knowledge of computer systems is an asset

Where permitted by law, LifeWorks employees must be fully immunized to access a LifeWorks office or customer premises.

LifeWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to talentacquisitiononboarding@lifeworks.com

Fulfilling work that matters

LifeWorks is in the business of helping organizations help their people and in the process, we strive to elevate ours. We're always looking for talented professionals and strategic leaders looking to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We appreciate the interest of every applicant; however, we contact only those selected for an interview.

At LifeWorks, we are committed to putting our people first. Our priority is to optimize the health and productivity of our people. In light of COVID-19, our company continues to monitor the global situation and following local guidance in each of our communities to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees. Safety is our highest priority, and while the goal is to ultimately return to the office, we are currently working remotely and are connecting with candidates through virtual interviews, recruitment events, and information sessions. We are excited to connect with you virtually, and look forward to receiving your application.

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