Mental Health Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Centre de Santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara - Welland, ON (5 months ago)

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The CSC is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization providing health, community and social services. We have two

main locations, one in Hamilton and the other in Welland. We are looking for professionals to fill this position:

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLOR/PSYCHOTHERAPIST

One (1) full-time position - 35 hours/week

Location : Welland or Hamilton

Salary range: $ 58, 412 $ to $ 74,482, excellent benefits

The incumbent will always work according to the principles of health promotion and the determinants of

health. S/he will offer psychosocial evaluations and interventions as well as develop and implement brief

intervention plans. In addition, S/he provide the appropriate referrals for clients with issues requiring long-

term interventions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate in the implementation of an engagement and promotion plan for primary care providers in
independent practice and their clients

  • Organize activities to raise awareness of mental health issues
  • Provide assessment and individual mental health intervention services to clients of physicians in
independent practice in the Niagara Region

  • Contribute to client intervention plans by participating in case discussions and in collaborative care
planning

  • Participate, as needed, in community initiatives and committees to improve the quality of life of clients
with mental health issues

  • 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
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND 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 (College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
or Ontario College of Social Worker or Social Service Worker)

  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • In-depth understanding of mental health issues
  • In-depth knowledge of psychosocial assessment and counseling techniques
  • Ability to handle crises effectively
  • Knowledgeable on the mental health community resources available in Niagara
  • Commitment to working co-operatively with clients and members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Openness to the customs and habits of other cultures
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use basic computer software
  • Excellent knowledge of oral and written English
  • Be willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of clients
  • Have access to a motor vehicle and hold a valid Ontario driver's license
Please send us your cover letter and resume in English before 4 pm on Friday, June 7th, 2019

By email to r-h@cschn.ca

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 is committed to the principle of equal access to employment.

Accommodations are available upon request.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.