Job Posting 88047

Clinician - Oxford County
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
Oxford County Catchment area
closed 2 days ago (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $31.74 per hour

Clinician, MCRT Focus

Crisis and Outreach Clinician (OPSEU, Oxford)

Full-Time, Contract (Immediate start to March 31, 2023)

Multi-Site Accountability; Oxford Catchment Area 

- Application Deadline: September 30, 2022 -

When individuals in our community experience an urgent mental health or addictions crisis, they deserve a response that is person-centered and supportive, while focusing on personal dignity and wellbeing. Our Mobile Crisis Response Team, responds directly with patrol officers to provide a therapeutic response for individuals requiring crisis intervention and to support community-based alternatives to medical intervention.

Just a 30-minutes from East London, this position is located in Woodstock, ON, where you will work in a dedicated capacity with the Ontario Provincial Police’s Oxford County Detachment and the Woodstock Police Services.


Consider revitalizing your career and making a difference in your community by joining our team!

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.



What you'll be making - $31.74 per hour with applicable evening and weekend shift premiums

When you'll work -  80 hours over a two week period, rotating schedule of days, afternoons, evenings, and weekends

What your benefits will be – You will receive 9% in lieu of benefits

Your pension plan – Immediately eligible for optional enrolment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

PSLRTA Notice - This posting characterizes this position as being in an OPSEU bargaining unit.  However, please be aware that the organization has filed an Application under the Public Service Labour Relations Transition Act to determine whether (a) OPSEU will have bargaining rights for all its employees; or (b) OPSEU will lose its bargaining rights, with the result that all employees will become non-union



Establish a working and supportive relationship with the consumer

Assess clients’ mental, physical and emotional functional abilities and needs and investigates consumer’s present resources through complete psycho-social history and domains collections, and collateral information

Provide client assessment, intervention, and counselling via telephone and face-to-face

Teach, using a variety of approaches, life skills and adaptive techniques which will enable individuals to more effectively function on a day-to-day basis

Act as a resource to other service providers in the Oxford County area

Provide crisis follow-up to ensure appropriate linkages are made to services and supports

Ongoing professional skill development/continuing education towards the delivery of mental health and addiction services



Vaccination Requirements

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services requires that all staff members be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the rare exemption of those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to approved exemptions (medical reasons or religious grounds as recognized in the Ontario Human Rights Code). Proof of full vaccination or approval of exemption will be required; further details will be provided to those candidates moving forward in the recruitment process. 


Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.


We require the following qualifications:

RPN, RN, OT, BSW or MSW is required

Currently registered or in the process of registering with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, the College of Nurses of Ontario, or the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is required

Valid Driver’s License

Access to a vehicle

Current, clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)

Ability to attend work regularly


We prefer the following qualifications:

Extensive knowledge of Recovery principles

Knowledge of community services in Oxford County

Ability to develop short-term treatment plans in conjunction with the individual

Ability to advocate for and coordinate service access with clients

Crisis Management/Intervention Skills

Knowledge of Narrative Practices in Single session therapy

Knowledge of the Recovery model

Knowledge of attributes of serious mental illness and pharmaceuticals used in the treatment of mental illness

Knowledge of Legal system

Experience working with individuals with an ABI or Development Disability

Treatment of Addictions 

First Aid & CPR

Bilingual both official languages, preferred; préférence sera accordée aux candidats qui sont compétents dans les deux langues officielles du Canada


Get your application in by – September 30, 2022:

Our recruitment process allows us to learn about your previous work experience, your qualifications and your commitment to fulfilling our vision. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those individuals being considered for a position will be personally contacted by someone from the interview team. 


We welcome and encourage applications from all members of our community including persons of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and members of visible minorities. If you require accommodations related to a disability at any point during the recruitment process, please contact Human.R  

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