SPTN Facilitator Relief Position 3

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.

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.

SPTN Observer Relief Position (3)

This is a non-unionized position | $16.61 per hour

The Observer provides parents with an opportunity to maintain or re-establish a relationship with their child (children). The Observer will supervise all parent/child interaction, take factual observation notes and intervene conversation/ behavior when necessary. The observer will provide a safe, neutral, child-focused environment for evening and weekend appointments of supervised parenting time / exchanges.


  • Post-secondary diploma in a human services field (e.g. Social Service Worker), a legal/ law enforcement field, or an equivalent combination of formal education, training and expertise;
  • The ability to function effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment dealing with high conflict families, separation/ divorce and parenting time issues;
  • Knowledge of Family Law, Child and Family Services Act, Domestic Violence and the impact on families;
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, organizational, written and oral communication skills;
  • Training in conflict resolution;
  • Bilingual in (French and English) is an asset;
  • Experience working with the Indigenous population is an asset;
  • A current Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check within the last six (6) months;
  • Proof of valid Emergency First Aid CPR C +AED course.


  • In writing to HR@pathstone.ca with “SPTN Observer” in the subject line;
  • Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible after closing date;
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;
  • Pathstone employees must submit their applications by Thursday May 12, 2022 and will be considered prior to external applicants.

CLOSING DATE – 4:00 p.m. – May 31, 2022

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