One (1) Full-Time Regular Position, 1.0 FTE (35 hours/week). Bargaining Unit - UFCW Local 175
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. PQWCHC is a multi-sited organization.
Reporting to the Manager of Mental Health Services, you will provide short term clinical counselling and occasional case management to address the mental health needs and social determinants of health for marginalized clients. You will work with, adults, couples and families including members of racialized or LGBTQ communities. Consistent with your training and experience, you will conduct therapeutic assessments and provide appropriate treatment based on your case formulation using a trauma-informed motivational interviewing approach along with other evidence-based modalities. You will also develop and implement psycho-educational groups based on client need.
As a Counselling team member, you will participate in clinical supervision and agency meetings. Your responsibilities will also include maintaining timely and appropriate electronic documentation and participate in the overall activities of the Health Centre (training, committees, special events, etc.).
Leveraging your experience, you will also work with other service providers to address gaps in service or required services and liaise with community agencies and institutions regarding issues relevant to client needs.
Compensation: $63,364 to $74,056 per annum, plus Group Benefits and HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan)
If you are interested in joining in a creative and dedicated team, we want to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only) to , quoting “Counsellor” in the subject line. Internal candidates please submit application by 5:00 pm of May 23, 2023. External applicants the deadline to apply is by 5:00 pm on June 2, 2023. We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a police vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations (2 doses, plus a booster within the past 6-12 months) 14 days before starting employment.
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