Job Posting 87709

Clinician/Social Worker
Craigwood Youth Services
London area
closes in 2 days (Tue, 4 Oct)
full time


    Craigwood is meeting the needs of today and building an organization for future generations. An
organization where everyone is welcome. Come build it with us. We are committed to equity,
diversity and inclusion. We are building a strong and robust team of inspiring and
thought provoking leaders. Craigwood welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,
Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ2IA+ persons.


   Craigwood Children, Youth & Family Services is seeking exceptional Clinicians / MSW Social Worker
to join our multi‐disciplinary team dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and
families in the London‐Middlesex area. Our programs are committed to an approach that is
strength‐focused, family based, community oriented, and highly flexible and responsive to client


    Craigwood Children, Youth & Family Services provides its treatment programs in a number
of locations including client homes, community locations including mental health agencies
and within Out‐of‐Home programs. You will provide assessment and treatment interventions with
individual, groups and families, and provide clinical consultation and training/development
opportunities for your colleagues. You are knowledgeable in Evidence Informed
treatment interventions in Children’s Mental Health as well as applicable legislation.
In addition to assessment skills, you possess strong collaborative, communication,
interpersonal and problem‐solving skills.


The successful applicant will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or relevant from university with recognized standing
    Registration in good standing with professional college, ex. OCSWSSW or CRPO with the ability
    to provide autonomous psychotherapy services
  • 3 to 5 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and their families. 
  • The capacity to develop and demonstrate professional leadership, individually and
    collectively through promoting social work purposes, knowledge, practices, advancing clinical
    practice, educating others, engaging in research, using innovation and being active in your
    professional networks and bodies.
  • The flexibility to work mostly daytime hours with some evening hours built into a rotating schedule
  • A valid driver’s license, your own vehicle and adequate liability insurance
  • A satisfactory and current vulnerable sector police records check and pre‐employment medical
    is required prior to commencing employment. The successful candidate must provide proof COVID‐19 vaccination
  • Current First Aid/CPR prior to commencing employment



  • Conducting and completing assessments and interventions based on the theory of crisis
    management including rapid response, risk assessment, de‐escalation, stabilization, and referral;
  • Provide skilled assessment, formulation and therapy services to children, youth and their
    families / caregivers by employing a variety of systemic and evidence‐based and ‐informed treatment
    approaches (including Brief Narrative Therapy, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, DBT and trauma informed                                                  frameworks) to enhance individual and family functioning;
  • Develop, implement and regularly evaluate treatment plans according to individual client and
    family/caregiver needs, goals, strengths and cultural values;
  • Maintain a high level of clinical competence, participating in professional/program
    development, clinical training opportunities and remain current in the knowledge of relevant
  • Clinical case consultation with multi‐disciplinary team members to ensure best‐practices in
    service delivery are being achieved;
  • Maintenance of case records and data for all clients in accordance with Agency policy;
  • In partnership with the individual being served, coordinating, facilitating and linking
    individuals with urgent needs to immediate resources (i.e. securing food resources, financial
    assistance, and housing) as required;
  • Assessing, screening, referring and linking individuals to Community Social and Mental Health
    services as appropriate.
  • Mentorship of MSW Social Work students
  • Certificates & Training:
  • Preferred qualified approved training in trauma response, psychological first aid and
    critical incident response (e.g. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Red Cross
  • First Aid Certificate, CPR ‘C’ & AED
  • Preferred Crisis Intervention Training – modified (de‐escalation techniques)
  • Preferred TAPP‐C Certificate
  • Preferred experience with InterRAI tool
  • Familiar with client care information systems; EMHWare (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s Licence; own vehicle with adequate liability insurance
  • A satisfactory vulnerable sector police records check and pre‐employment medical screening is
    required prior to the commencement of employment


     Craigwood offers a competitive and comprehensive salary package. Interested candidates
are invited to submit their application package which should include: a complete resume; covering
letter outlining your key qualifications; and 3 work‐related references in confidence to:

Craigwood Youth Services Attn: Human Resources
Subject Line: Contract MSW Position 2022021 Or via Fax: (519) 432‐8964


We wish to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected to participate in the
interview process will be contacted.

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