Wellness / Success Coach Job in Lloydminster, AB at MP Psychology Inc –

MHCB Success/Wellness Coach (Alberta Health Services) – Job Summary and Core Competencies

The MHCB Success Coach reports to the MHCB Program Manager and provides addiction and mental health promotion and prevention to children, youth, and families through Tier 1 universal programming. Working as part of a team, this position develops and delivers developmentally appropriate, evidence-based programming that meets the objectives of the MHCB initiative. Delivery of programming involves large and small group work in schools and community settings, and focuses on increasing knowledge, building skills, and fostering abilities that enable others to better their own mental health and wellness.

This position also works with school staff, parents, and community members (who work closely with children and youth) to increase their knowledge, skills, and competence related to mental health and illness issues.

Wellness Coaches work as part of a team to recognize, understand and adapt to the changing needs of their community related to mental health and wellness. They build and maintain strong relationships with children, youth, and families.

The MHCB Wellness Coach also helps to identify and facilitate access for individuals who need referral to specialized addiction and mental health services. The Wellness Coach is responsible for ensuring all their documentation complies with HIA (Health Information Act) and FOIPP and ensures compliance with all relevant AHS policies. They also assist with evaluation activities and survey data collection as required by AHS.

This position requires someone who has been formally educated in the health or social sciences field (such as health promotion and prevention, social work, nursing, early childhood development, public health, psychology) and who is knowledgeable about addiction and mental health services.

Qualifications & Work Experience:

  • A related post-secondary degree or diploma in social sciences is preferred, or relevant courses and experience
  • At least 2 years working experience in addiction and mental health or health/human services related role preferred (experience as a practicum student considered)
  • Knowledge of addiction and mental health is required
  • Familiar with the development, educational, emotional, social and recreational needs of children, youth, and families
  • Experience with delivering programming and comfortable with public speaking
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Takes initiative and is able to work independently as well as in teams
  • Skill and knowledge of facilitation, positive communication and creative thinking
  • Solid comprehension and practice of personal and professional boundaries
  • Ability to develop supportive relationships with young people
  • Able to advocate for and enable others
  • Creative problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Comfortable liaising with community members, school staff, community agencies and health care providers
  • Community collaboration/networking skills
  • Has an understanding of the community’s economic, cultural, and political environment
  • Knowledge of the local community and resources available
  • Capable of maintaining program statistics for purposes of evaluation and assisting in evaluating the effectiveness of programs
  • Resilience and a commitment to personal development
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office programs and working knowledge of social media
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check
  • All professionals must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties where applicable
  • Regulated health professionals under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to show an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties
  • Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends when required and summer months

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 5 months

Salary: $5,200.00-$5,500.00 per month



  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • Mental Health: 2 years (preferred)
  • addictions and mental health: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: MP Psychology Inc –

Company Location:  Lloydminster, AB

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