The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Mental Health Intervention Coach (Research) with the Department of Psychology. This is a term part-time (hours vary per week) position funded by external monies with a salary range of $19.37 - $24.22 per hour.
The Mental Health Intervention Coach (Research), under the training and supervision of a faculty member in the Department of Psychology, will be responsible for helping adults with mild to moderate anxiety and depression symptoms work through an internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy intervention as part of a Canadian Institute of Health Research funded mental health treatment study.
- Work closely with staff at Tranquility, the company that hosts the internet intervention.
- Provide tailored advice and support to clients via video chat, phone, or in-app messaging.
- Facilitate client engagement and skill-building activity completion as part of the internet intervention.
- Problem-solve and provide encouragement to clients.
- Ensure clients are served in a timely manner.
- Maintain a flexible work schedule to ensure coaching services are offered at convenient times to the client (i.e., days, evenings, late nights, weekends).
- A college diploma or undergraduate degree is preferred.
- Related experience would be an asset, but not required. Training, supervision, and mentoring will be provided.
- Bilingualism is an asset.
- The ability to work remotely (i.e., from home) in a private space with a reliable internet connection is required.
- Caring, empathetic, and compassionate attitude.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
- Effective written communication skills.
- An ability to work independently, show a close attention to detail, and attend to tasks in a timely fashion.
Closing date for applications is October 30, 2020 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.