Job Opportunities

Pathstone Mental Health is Niagara’s primary provider of treatment for children until their 18th birthday. Pathstone provides services to more than 4,000 children and youth each year and to over 1,500 parents, guardians and adults.

We offer a broad range of programs and services, delivered by highly qualified professionals, to strengthen children and families. Our treatments are based upon a deep respect for the children, youth and families who seek our support and expertise.

Pathstone Mental Health is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the AODA (Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Pathstone will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Full-Time Permanent Counsellor – Live-In Treatment Services Position – 26 Hours per week – Friday, Saturday, Sunday

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m. – Thursday August 20, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Child and Youth Worker Certificate, Social Services Diploma, or equivalent;
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with children and youth, preferably in a residential environment;
  • Knowledge and experience in crisis intervention;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care, as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within six (6) months;
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR, PMAB and Safe Food Handling;
  • Valid Driver’s License, able to supply own vehicle and be insurable to drive in Ontario;
  • Meets medical requirements under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, Regulations for Licensing of Residences;
  • Bilingual in (French and English) is preferred;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset.

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Counsellor – Live-In Treatment Services (LITS)

In a teamwork environment, the Counsellor – Live-In Treatment Services is responsible for monitoring and supporting the residential clients throughout the day and evening, maintaining the safety and security of the building, and undertaking housekeeping duties as directed.

The Counsellor – Live-In Treatment Services works thirty-seven and a half (37.5) hours per week during day and or evening hours.

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1 Full-Time Permanent Position – Counsellor 1 – Day Treatment (Primary) – Princess Elizabeth School – 37.5 Hours per week

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m – Thursday August 20, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or Child and Youth Worker Certificate, B.S.W., B.A. or equivalent;
  • 1 – 2 years practical experience working with children, youth and families, preferably in a school setting;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Must be certified in First Aid and CPR and PMAB;
  • Working knowledge and experience in treatment planning;
  • Experience working with the Aboriginal community is an asset;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A current Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Bilingualism in (French / English) is preferred;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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1 Contract Position – Counsellor 1 – Day Treatment (Secondary) – August 31, 2020 – June 25, 2021- 37.5 Hours per week

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m. – Thursday August 20, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or Child and Youth Worker Certificate, B.S.W., B.A. or equivalent;
  • 1 – 2 years practical experience working with children, youth and families, preferably in a school setting;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Must be certified in First Aid and CPR and PMAB;
  • Working knowledge and experience in treatment planning;
  • Experience working with the Aboriginal community is an asset;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A current Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Bilingualism in (French / English) is preferred;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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Counsellor – Day Treatment (Primary) 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Counsellor – Day Treatment (Primary) is responsible for the daily operation of services to children in the Day Treatment classroom within the primary grades.  In this role, the Counsellor oversees the service delivery to ensure that individual treatment plans are consistently applied in an atmosphere that is conducive to treatment and based on therapeutically sound principles.  The Counsellor works with teams to coordinate and implement the treatment plans as required.

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Counsellor – Day Treatment (Secondary) 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Counsellor – Day Treatment (Secondary) is responsible for the daily operation of services to youth in the Day Treatment classroom at the secondary school level.  In this role, the Counsellor oversees the service delivery to ensure that individual treatment plans are consistently applied in an atmosphere that is conducive to treatment and based on therapeutically sound principles.  The Counsellor works with teams to coordinate and implement the treatment plans as required.

This is a thirty-seven and a half (37.5) hour workweek

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Social Worker / Registered Therapist 1    

POSITION SUMMARY

The Social Worker / Registered Therapist 1 provides therapeutic treatment to children, youth, and families based on evidenced-based practices.

This is a thirty-five (35) hour workweek.

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Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 

POSITION SUMMARY

 The Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 provides therapeutic treatment to children, youth, and families based on evidenced-based practices.

This is a thirty-five (35) hour workweek and requires flexibility in hours of work.  This is a unionized position.

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Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 (Day Treatment)

POSITION SUMMARY

This Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 position will provide therapeutic treatment to parents/caregivers/youth and children. Based on the clinical treatment philosophy of Day Treatment and this therapist would provide therapy to the child and as well as the parent; depending on the need and treatment direction.

This is a thirty-five (35) hour work week and requires flexibility in hours of work. This is a unionized position.

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One (1) Permanent Full-Time Position – Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 – 35  Hours per week

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m. – Friday August 21, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • S.W., M.A.;
  • Registered as a Social Worker with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or Registered as a Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists;
  • 2 years clinical experience
  • Experience and / or training in evidence-based therapeutic interventions in assessments, individual, family and group therapy, and brief solution focused treatment;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Bilingual in (French and English) is preferred;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position – (Social Worker / Registered Therapist 1) – 35  Hours per week – (This is a unionized position)

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m – Friday August 21, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • S.W., B.A., Psychology or equivalent;
  • Registered and in good standing with appropriate Regulatory Body i.e. Ontaba, BCaBA, BCBC is required;
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in therapy/counselling children, youth, and families;
  • Experience in the complex mental health issues in outreach and crisis situations;
  • Experience providing multidisciplinary services in internal and external service delivery teams;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Good communication, collaboration, organizational, and team building skills;
  • Experience with CPS (Collaborative Problem Solving) is an asset
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Bilingual in (French / English) is an asset;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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One (1) Contract Position – Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 – September  2020 – September  2021 – 35  Hours per week
(This is a  unionized position)

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m -Thursday August 20, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • S.W., M.A.;
  • Registered as a Social Worker with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or Registered as a Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists;
  • 2 years clinical experience
  • Experience and / or training in evidence-based therapeutic interventions in assessments, individual, family and group therapy, and brief solution focused treatment;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Bilingual in (French and English) is preferred;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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Two (2) Full-Time Permanent Positions – Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 – Family Intervention – 35 Hours per week
(These are unionized positions)

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday August 25, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • S.W., M.A.;
  • Registered as a Social Worker with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or Registered with the College of Psychotherapists;
  • 2 years’ clinical experience
  • Experience and / or training in evidence-based therapeutic interventions in assessments, individual, family and group therapy, and brief solution focused treatment;
  • Familiarity with offering services via virtual platforms (i.e. email, text, online counselling) would be considered an asset;
  • If direct virtual supports are unfamiliar then an understanding of the various forms of virtual care, as well as an understanding of clinical and privacy responsibilities would be an asset;
  • Bilingual in (French and English) is preferred;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2

POSITION SUMMARY

The Social Worker / Registered Therapist 2 provides therapeutic treatment to children, youth, and families based on evidenced-based practices.

This is a thirty-five (35) hour workweek and requires flexibility in hours of work.  This is a unionized position.

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Student Placements

Pathstone has a limited number of student placement positions available each year.

Students and / or Insitutions seeking student placement opportunities may contact us at: Students@pathstone.ca

Please send a resume and letter of intent to be considered for a placement with Pathstone.

Applications are accepted until May 31st for September start dates.

Applications are accepted until October 31st for January start dates.

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