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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.

Job Classification: 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 work week and requires flexibility in hours of work.  This is a unionized position.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides evidence-based treatment to children, youth and their families in a clinical setting.
  2. Works in collaboration with assessment, residential, crisis, day treatment, and intensive support services to ensure comprehensive treatment planning and delivery of integrated services.
  3. May supervise Master’s level students.
  4. May provide specialized services including Sexual Treatment to high-risk clients.
  5. May undertake specialized assessments and take lead role in assessments.
  6. Documents contacts and processes as per agency formats and standards with joint responsibilities for treatment plans as multidisciplinary teams require.
  7. Liaises as required with other agencies, schools, pediatricians, and psychiatrists.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Adheres to the organizational policies and procedures of Pathstone Mental Health.
  2. Maintains documentation and records in accordance with established policies and standards.
  3. Completes monthly service statistics.
  4. Participates in staff and regular service meetings as required.
  5. Participates in relevant in-service training/conferences/seminars and workshops for the purpose of professional development within service plan goals and financial limits.
  6. Participates in the setting and implementation of organizational and individual goals and objectives.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

HEALTH and SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES  

Assume responsibility for a safe work environment and safe working practices.

  1. Work in a safe manner and maintain a safe and orderly work environment.
  2. Report unsafe situations and conditions to immediate Manager for resolution.

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
  • Valid driver’s license, able to supply own vehicle, and be insurable to drive in Ontario

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 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

NOTES

  • This is a unionized position

APPLICATION

  • In writing to Angela Wyrcimaga at HR@Pathstone.ca
  • Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible after closing date
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

CLOSING DATE – Sunday, September 26, 2021 – 4:00 p.m.


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

In order to be considered for a placement opportunity, our application process consists of submitting the following documents to students@pathstone.ca

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

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

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