A Clinical Supervisor is involved in the recruiting, training and supervising of the therapy team. The Clinical Supervisor is a member of Leadership, a team of managers and supervisors from all different service areas of the Family Centre that meets monthly. The Clinical Supervisor reports to the Manager of Therapy and Counseling Services.
- Minimum Master’s degree in counselling or related field.
- Certified and registered with professional association and in good standing
- Minimum of five years counselling experience with individuals, couples and families, with demonstrated competence in delivering service.
- Supervisory training- experience is an asset.
- Police Security Clearance and Child and Youth Information Systems Check (must be no more than 6 months old at start of employment and renewed every 3 years)
- Recruits, orients and trains new Therapist in consultation with the Manager of Therapy and Counselling.
- Maintains a small clinical caseload and a familiarity with a wide variety of evidenced-based therapeutic modalities is an asset.
- Ability to respond to clinical/client emergencies and review critical incident reports.
- Provides a one hour per month of formal supervision to staff therapists. Focus is on clinical consult, caseload review as well as an audit of clinical files with emphasis on Quality Assurance Standards.
- In collaboration with other Clinical Supervisors plans and coordinates the monthly staff meetings.
- Assists in the development and adherence to policies and procedures in accordance with accreditation standards.
- Performs yearly performance evaluations for therapists.
- Provides agency representation on community interest groups as needed.
- Responds to customer/client concerns – this applies to both TFC clients and with community partnerships– This is done in close consult and partnership with the Manager of Therapy and Counselling.
- Support the Manager of Counselling and Therapy in reviewing third party requests for information.
- Supports the Manager in the process of program development and evaluation. In this regards the supervisor meets weekly with the Manager for one hour to discuss case load and program needs and meets 2 times per month for supervision with the manager of Therapy and Counselling.
- Builds and maintains a strong and effective work team.
- Encouraging ongoing professional development and self-care strategies for therapists.
The Family Centre is committed to employee wellbeing and development. The comprehensive compensation package offered to employees reflects those values and is competitive within the marketplace.
- Manulife health benefit plan
- RRSP matching program
- 4 weeks’ vacation
- Wellness program
- Ongoing paid training