Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for a Mental Health Psychotherapist (CONNECT Counsellor), based in Mississauga. Reporting to the Program Manager, Counselling Services, the Mental Health Psychotherapist (CONNECT Counsellor) will be responsible for screening, assessing, and providing ongoing client therapy, counselling, and case management to deaf and hard of hearing customers. This role will also work closely with Counselling team members to educate, consult, and build partnerships with service providers and customers regarding mental health and issues related to deaf and hard of hearing communities.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Social Work/Counselling Psychology or equivalent and be a member of a regulated college (Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario). You have a minimum of 3-5 years’ work experience in mental health, clinical social work or equivalent (preferably with an adult psychiatric population), including successfully developing and facilitating psychoeducational workshops for clients and training for service providers. You are also someone with excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. You have a sense of urgency and can handle a pressurized environment with the ability to manage a varied workload with competing priorities and deadlines.
CHS is the industry-leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers. We are the largest and only Accredited organization of its kind in North America. Building on its 80-year history and following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally.
This is a full-time contract position until September 1, 2021, working Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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CLOSING DATE: Internal – July 24, 2020, 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.
Subject Line: Competition #2020-029
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CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR CULTURALLY DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.