Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker (Relief)

Kenora, ON

Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker (Relief)

 

Competition Number 

2020-3634-003

Job Type

Casual/Relief

Classification

MHSW2

Department

Mental Health and Addictions Services – Crisis Response

Salary

$35.1574 - $43.1665 hourly

Per CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement, and based on related experience

Closing Date

Thursday, February 4, 2021

 

Description

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, the Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for providing crisis assessment intervention on a rotating on-call schedule for after-hours crisis response services.

 

Qualifications

  • A Degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology or Social Work is preferred, other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledgeable of trauma informed care, and working from a client-centered focus
  • Proficiency in conducting mental status assessment & suicide risk assessments
  • 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 effectively chart & develop a care plan
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appreciation of First Nations Culture
  • Reliable attendance record in previous/current employment
  • Ability to communicate in Ojibway or Cree is considered an asset

 

Please apply through the online application process via https://lwdh.talentpoolbuilder.com/

 

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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