Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker II

Kenora, ON

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, the Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker II is responsible for providing crisis assessment intervention, mental health and addictions assessment/ treatment for clients while adhering to standards of practice as per the respective College.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology, Social Work, or a designation permitting Registration in the province of Ontario with the appropriate regulatory College as recognized by the Psychotherapy Act
  • Be a member of your applicable college in good standing & eligible to provide the controlled act of psychotherapy
  • Knowledgeable of trauma-informed therapies, and working from a client-centered focus;
  • Proficiency in conducting psychotherapeutic assessments and the subsequent provision of evidence-based psychotherapeutic intervention strategies.
  • Excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to approach situations in a non-judgmental manner
  • Demonstrates ability to function independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Awareness of, and maintains good professional boundaries
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with other community agencies
  • Ability to enter data and maintain their own electronic client records.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appreciation of First Nations Culture
  • Class G driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract, and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Reliable attendance record in previous/current employment
  • Experience in individual and group counselling.
  • Experience in providing hospital-based and/or community-based mental health and addictions counselling & case management services across a continuum of patient care.
  • Ability to communicate in Ojibway or Cree is considered an asset

 

SALARY:       As per CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807- 468-9861

 

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of  the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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