Job Posting 74047

Concurrent Disorders Clinicians
St. Leonard's Community Services Inc.
Hamilton area
Brantford
closes in 15 days (Fri, 8 Oct)
full time  •  $43,953 plus shift premiums and comprehensive benefits

THE AGENCY

St. Leonard’s Community Services has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults and families within the communities we serve.

 

Our staff enjoy:

  • ‘Perks’ such as a fitness benefit; Employee Assistance Plan; participation in pension/RSP/TFSA plans; and group health & dental plans where premiums are 100% paid by the Agency (Full Time staff)
  • Compensation for annual fees associated with your registration with a professional governing body such as CRPO or OCSWSSW
  • An Agency committed to ensuring their physical and mental health/safety is paramount
  • Opportunities for training and professional development
  • A work environment that is collaborative, flexible, supportive, team oriented and includes dedicated time for Supervision.
  • A variety of agency training that will support you in being successful in your position, including certification to administer the provincially mandated assessment tool for substance use

 

THE POSITION

Concurrent Disorders Clinicians employ a strengths-based approach to supporting individuals with addictions and mental health issues.  You are part of a collaborative team that supports clients by developing, implementing and monitoring individualized support plans.  You conduct assessments, make referrals, provide clinical therapeutic interventions, and collaborate with partners to support client recovery.  You make a difference!   

 

How?

By using psychotherapeutic interventions, as a CD Clinician you would:

  • Develop and support a strengths-based support plan with clients after administering a standardized, comprehensive assessment tool
  • Engage in counselling using cognitive behavioural principles and interventions, along with other evidence-informed modalities
  • Teach skills such as problem-solving, anger management, self-control and coping strategies
  • Support access to service by engaging in outreach when required
  • Collaborate with partners, both formally and informally, to ensure a coordinated approach to meeting client needs

 

Annual salary: $43,953 plus shift premiums and benefits

 

Hours of work: 37.5-hour work week, working primarily days Monday to Friday with some evening shifts to accommodate client needs

 

Start date: as soon as possible

 

TO APPLY, YOU MUST:

  • Have a college diploma in the Human/Social Services field, with a University Degree in a related Social Sciences preferred
  • Have current registration with a professional governing body such as CRPO or OCSWSSW
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ combined education/experience in substance use, concurrent disorders and/or mental health clinical settings
  • Be proficient in MS Office and be familiar with databases
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Be able to manage frequent exposure to vicarious traumatic stress

 

A note about COVID-19:  Our Agency is committed to the safety of staff. We are following Public Health guidance on precautions regarding use of Personal Protective Equipment, screening of staff and clients, physical distancing, cleaning, hand hygiene, and testing.  If you are selected for an interview, we will answer any questions you may have on the precautions currently in place.    

 

Email:    Fax: 226.400.8759

Reference: AMH Concurrent Disorders Clinician

 

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

St. Leonard's Community Services is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

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