Strides Toronto is a multi-service agency providing a wide range of exceptional programs and services that improve the mental, social and physical health of infants, children and youth from the pre-natal stage to age 29, and their families. With a range of community, residential and treatment services, we build strength and resilience through equitable, accessible, client-driven services, system leadership and advocacy. We provide individual, group and family interventions that include mental health counselling, autism services, education, outreach and referral, early intervention, day treatment and community support. In its Lead Agency role, Strides Toronto collaborates with 23 publicly funded infant, child and youth mental health (ICYMH) core service providers to design and implement system-level improvements that promote access, responsive service delivery and experience, and positive mental health outcomes for young people and families across Toronto's diverse communities. To learn more about who we are and what we do, we invite you to visit our website at www.stridestoronto.ca
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Child and Family Therapist is responsible for providing a broad range of therapeutic and service co-ordination services to children, youth and their families in the Scarborough and East York area, in the context of flexible service delivery to reduce barriers to service and accommodate client need.
The Child and Family Therapist provides family and individual assessments and counseling as well as group services to support children presenting with mental health concerns and their families in reaching their identified treatment goals.
Salary range: $67,180 to $77,898 per annum
Benefits: Competitive Group Health Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension plan (for full-time permanent)
This position is represented by OPSEU local 567.
Please note there are two positions available:
#1591 – Full-time Contract (10 months)
#1592 – Full-time Permanent
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?
WHAT YOU WILL DO
THE “MUST HAVES”
The following education, professional memberships and knowledge are a requirement for this role:
THE ‘NICE TO HAVES’
While not required, preference will be given to candidates with the following:
BEFORE STARTING WITH US
As our work puts us in direct contact with youth and vulnerable persons in our community, with health and safety as a priority, the successful candidate must complete or obtain the following before commencement of their employment:
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your demonstrated education, certification (if applicable), working and related volunteer experience and how you meet specific requirements for this position, and any additional considerations you deem appropriate. The application deadline is February 20, 2024.
Please ensure you are applying to your intended requisition. Requisition 1591 (full-time contract) or 1592 (full-time permanent).
Strides Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We benefit from diversity of lived experiences in the workplace and encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Strides Toronto is a participant in the Government of Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, a program which challenges organizations to improve access for women and/or non-binary people and other equity-deserving groups, including those identifying as: racialized, Black, and/or people of colour, people with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities), 2SLGBTQ+ and/or gender and sexually diverse individuals, and Aboriginal and/or Indigenous Peoples to increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within their workplace.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Strides Toronto’s own policies, requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.
We thank all applicants however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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