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We are currently accepting applications for our contractor position for an Associate Clinical Counsellor or Registered Social Worker to join our team! See below for more information.

South Okanagan Counselling (SOC) is a well established and reputed practice located in Penticton, servicing the South Okanagan (Summerland to Osoyoos) providing adult, couple, youth, family, and child counselling. The clinic has recently acquired a beautiful new multi-room office space, providing associates with a high quality work environment and the opportunity for personal development and growth in their counselling practice. 

SOC values its ability to provide a warm, authentic, and supportive team culture for its associates along with professional, evidence-based, and experienced counselling services to the South Okanagan Community.

What you will gain from joining SOC

  • Competitive financial compensation 

  • Administrative support, access to internet, a printer/scanner, and shared kitchen within the office

  • Cross referral opportunities from our community & health professional connections, and marketing/advertising for your SOC services

  • Access to our resource centre 

  • Peer supervision

  • Central, newly renovated, ergonomically friendly, and stylish office space located on the ground floor with free parking

  • Multi-room office space including a large ‘group’ room, a ‘zoom room’ for online work, in-office secure filing system and storage, family/play-therapy room, and a couples counselling room

  • Comfortable, private and welcoming waiting area, and beverages available to clients

  • JaneApp Operating Systems for client bookings and records (PIPEDA compliant) 

  • SOC personal Business Cards

  • Opportunity to host groups and workshops both in-person and online through SOC

  • Sporting and Community Outreach Opportunities 

  • Monthly team socials with a fun, supportive, and creative team

The successful candidate will require the following:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, or Social Work with appropriate registration and current liability insurance

  • Preferably offer services both in-person and online (will also consider online only)

  • Demonstrate excellent professional boundaries and ethical compliance with professional codes of conduct

  • Pursue ongoing professional development and supervision when necessary

  • Demonstrate compassion, warmth, authenticity, integrity, drive and work ethic, thriving in both team and individual work environments

  • Motivated to grow practice, attend team engagements, and network with other professionals

  • Be able to schedule counselling sessions, invoice, and collect client payment for counselling sessions along with any related clerical duties

  • Complete client session notes and additional reports in timely manner

  • Be willing to maintain cleanliness of the office workspace during use, to ensure a tidy and professional appearance, and be comfortable with opening and closing of office space when needed

Application Process: 

Please email your resume and cover letter that tells us why you would like to join SOC and a little bit more about yourself to the admin team at If we feel you might be a good fit for the SOC team, you can expect to be contacted within a week of application submission for an interview. Please note, applicants will only be contacted if they are viewed as a good fit and will be moving forward onto the next step in the interview process.

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