SOCIAL WORKER OR PSYCHOTHERAPIST - CARING FOR MY COPD

Centre de Santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara - Welland, ON (30+ days ago)

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The CSC is a multidisciplinary non-profit center providing health, community and social services. We have two main points of service, one in Hamilton and the other in Welland. We are looking for professionals to fill the following positions:

SOCIAL WORKER or psychotherapist - CARING For my copd

Permanent and Part-time position - 7 hours / week

Workplace: Welland

$14,076 to $14,895

Under the direction of the Specialized Services Director and the supervision of the Caring for my COPD Coordinator, the incumbent will always work according to the principles of health promotion and the determinants of health. He / she will offer psychosocial evaluations and interventions to a primarily geriatric population as well as develop and implement brief intervention plans. In addition, he / she will provide the appropriate referrals for clients with issues requiring long-term interventions and will participate in education.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provide assessment and individual mental health intervention services to clients of the Caring for my COPD program
  • Works collaboratively with other Caring for my COPD team members
  • Develop and lead educational and therapeutic groups to improve the quality of life for clients with obstructive lung disease
  • Participate in the development and application of intervention models that ensure quality services
  • Liaise with community agencies to improve access to appropriate services in a timely manner
  • Prepare reports, maintain records and maintain program statistics
  • Provide individual interventions by using diverse therapeutic approaches such as: behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapy, ensuring approaches are evidence based

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Social Work or a related field from a recognized institution
  • Member in good standing of a Professional College
  • Developed sense of organization and in-depth understanding of mental health issues
  • Ability to handle crises effectively
  • Knowledgeable on the mental health community resources available in Niagara
  • Openness to the customs and needs of diverse populations
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to use basic computer software
  • English skills (oral and written)
  • Knowledge of French will considered as an asset
  • Experience working with geriatric population an asset
  • Experience providing CBT education an asset
  • Have a valid driver's license and have access to a motor vehicle
  • Minimum 3 years of experience preferred

Please send your application with cover letter and curriculum vitae in English or French

Before 4:00 pm, Tuesday, Sept 17, 2019

Hamilton / Niagara Community Health Center, 810 East Main Street, Welland, ON L3B 3Y4

Telephone: (905) 734-1141 - Fax: (905) 734-1678

www.cschn.ca

The CSC subscribes to equal access to employment principles.

Disability accommodations are available upon request by the CSC.

We will only contact those who have been selected for an interview.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $14,076.00 to $14,895.00 /year

Experience:

  • social work: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)