Job Posting 68692

Community-Based Mental Health Therapists
The Family Centre
Edmonton area
closed 7 days ago (Fri, 26 Feb)
full time - term / contract  •  • $64,103 to $79,801 annually

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Social Work, Psychology, Pastoral Counselling or in a related field
  • Three years formal counselling experience
  • Experience with families is required
  • Ability to work in a team environment and flexibility in taking on new roles
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Computer literacy

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 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)
  • Indigenous Awareness (8 hours within the first twelve months of employment and every year thereafter)
  • Certification and registration in good standing with applicable professional associations

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide counselling to  children and caregivers to heal from the effects of toxic stress and complex trauma
  • Build relationships of trust with clients and other professionals
  • Use sound evidence-based interventions, in particular, short term therapy techniques, to provide service to clients for a wide range of issues
  • Promote awareness of healthy brain development and effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
  • Assist the client in connecting with community resources (assessment and referral)
  • When the client is unable, advocates on behalf of the client and teaches client how to advocate on his/her own behalf
  • Completes administrative responsibilities on time
  • Attends staff meetings, in-service training and supervision meetings as required
  • Maintains a clinical record for each client, couple or family as per the presenting issues
  • Stays current about regulatory or legislative developments
  • Maintains on-going professional development
  • Maintains professional registration in good standing

COMPENSATION

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
  • Wellness Program
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • RRSP matching
  • Ongoing paid training
  • Mileage compensation

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