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Job Number:  56862
Mental Health Psychotherapist (CONNECT Counselor)
Job Posted: Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 30 September 2019
(in 14 days)
Canadian Hearing Society
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $61,936.54

JOB POSTING: COMPETITION # 2019-046

 

DATE: August 19, 2019

POSITION: Mental Health Psychotherapist (CONNECT Counselor) 

DEPARTMENT: CONNECT COUNSELLING SERVICES

LOCATION: Toronto

START DATE: October 1, 2019

END DATE: October 1, 2020

MINIMUM START SALARY: $61,936.54 per annum  

POSITION STATUS: Temporary; Full-time, 35 hours per week

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

To screen, assess and provide ongoing client therapy, counselling and case management to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals. To initiate and facilitate group sessions related to community mental health issues. Work closely with Counselling team members to educate, consult and build partnerships with service providers and consumers regarding mental health and issues related to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing communities.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Direct Service

  • Provide ongoing confidential counselling and case management using various theoretical frameworks and interventions in relation to individual client/family needs.
  • Prepare psycho-social assessments and provide short and long term treatment plans to address specific client goals.
  • Provide psycho-education, consultation and referrals to clients regarding mental health and addiction issues.
  • Provide education and consultation to mainstream agencies regarding hearing loss and accessibility.
  • Provide intake assessments as appropriate and required, participate in case conference meetings and work with clients and their families as assigned.
  • Initiate, maintain and update accurate client reports, case notes, files, assessment forms, statistics database and other information as required by 
  • CHS/government policies and procedures.
  • Research, develop and prepare materials related to clinical client intervention and services. 

 

LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

Reports to the Program Manager, Counselling Services 

  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work/Counselling Psychology or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in mental health, clinical social work or equivalent – preferably with an adult psychiatric population
  • Member of a regulated college
  • Experience working with adult individuals and couples 
  • Experience with families, children and adolescents would be an asset
  • Experience working with Indigenous people would be an asset
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) or willingness to learn
  • French Language an asset
  • Knowledge of the experience of Audism. 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and facilitate psychoeducational workshops for clients and training for service providers.
  • Knowledge/experience with the Deaf community, Deaf Culture, individuals who are hard of hearing and issues related to hearing loss. 
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a culturally diverse environment 
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle 

 

CLOSING DATE: Internal* August 26, 2019  External - Until filled 

 

*Please note that as per the terms of our Collective Agreement, qualifying internal candidates will be considered first. External candidates will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.

 

EMAIL RESUME TO:  

Subject Line:  Competition #2019-046

   

Please email your resume and cover letter as an attachment or paste the Cover letter and resume into the body of the email. Remember to put the competition number in the subject line. Thank you for your application.

 

THE CANADIAN HEARING SOCIETY SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR CULTURALLY DEAF, ORAL DEAF, DEAFENED

 AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.

 

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your resume and cover letter in pdf. format to
Contact Details
Samantha Carter
Canadian Hearing Society
271 Spadina Road
Toronto, PE, M5R 2V3

Tel: 18772159530
E-mail:
www:   chs.ca


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