Job Posting 77918

Mental Health Therapist
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara
Hamilton area
Fort Erie with travel in the Niagara region
closes in 33 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time  •  Annual salary: $ 63,063 - 75,979 $ Excellent benefits

Interprofessional Primary Care (IPC) Mental Health Team
One (1) full-time permanent position - 35 hours/week
Location: Fort Erie with travel in the Niagara region 
Annual salary: $ 63,063 - 75,979 $ Excellent benefits

 

The incumbent will always work according to the principles of health promotion and the determinants of health. They will offer psychosocial evaluations, assess needs in order to establish an intervention plan with the client based on clinical approaches, and offer individual and group interventions. In addition, they provide the appropriate referrals for clients with issues requiring long-term interventions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment and individual mental health intervention services to clients of primary care
    providers in independent practice in the Niagara Region
  • Develop with the client an intervention plan according to his/her needs
  • Participate in case discussions and service planning with internal and external partners
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new programs to meet the clients ‘needs in the
    community: needs assessment, promotion and client recruitment
  • Organize activities aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues
  • Participate, as appropriate, in internal and community initiatives and committees aimed at improving the quality of life of clients with mental health issues
  • Participate in the development and application of intervention models that ensure quality services(recognized clinical approaches)
  • Liaise with community agencies to improve access to appropriate services in a timely manner
  • Prepare reports, maintain records and program statistics
  • Participate in team meetings, staff meetings and other relevant meetings
  • Participate in the clinical supervision program (individual and/or group)
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Education, Experience and Specific Requirements:

  • Master's degree in social work, counselling or other university degree relevant to the practice of
    counselling and psychotherapy from a recognized institution
  • Member in good standing of a Professional College (OCSWSSW or CRPO - Authorized for independent practice)
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • Experience and practice in counselling and/or psychotherapy
  • In-depth understanding of mental health issues
  • In-depth knowledge of psychosocial assessment and counseling techniques
  • Ability to handle crises effectively
  • Knowledgeable on the mental health community resources available
  • Commitment to working co-operatively with clients and members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Openness to the customs and habits of other cultures
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic computer software
  • Excellent knowledge of oral and written English (French language skills are an asset)
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of clients
  • Have access to a motor vehicle and hold a valid Ontario driver's license
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or medical ticket for exemption) will be requested at time of hire

 

Please send us your cover letter and resume in French or English.

We will receive applications until the position is filled.

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