Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Registered Clinical Counsellor (0.5-0.7 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to assist the Kilala Lelum Health Centre in the role of Registered Clinical Counsellor (0.5-0.7 FTE). Kilala Lelum aims to provide access to primary care, Allied Health services, and Elder-led cultural care to new and existing members of the Health Centre through an outreach-based, culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The Registered Clinical Counsellor (0.5-0.7 FTE), working within an interdisciplinary care team that includes Indigenous Elders, Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, and Outreach Workers, will deliver a plan of care and provide direct care activities to members within an integrated health service delivery model.


Qualifications & Skills:

Working Conditions:

Primary location will be 626 Powell Street in KL’s Primary Care clinic as well as occasional opportunities for outreach.

Supervision Provided:

This position will receive support from the Allied Health Lead and members of the Allied Health team, including Counsellors and Social Workers, as well as the Primary Care Co-Leads, Administrative Lead, and Executive Director. 

Clinical supervision is provided by an outside contractor. The successful candidate will have support from Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and regular supportive, collaborative team meetings with colleagues.

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to lauren.leslie@uihhc.ca. Your cover letter should outline your interest in the role, how your background and experience make you a good fit, and your current availability. Incomplete applications (those without a cover letter) will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.