Youth & Family Clinician - EveryMind Mental Health Services
YOUTH & FAMILY CLINICIAN
Full Time (37.5 hours/week)
Multiple Positions Available
EveryMind Mental Health Services (formerly Peel Children’s Centre/Nexus Youth Services) is looking for a highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic mental health professional to provide direct clinical service and case management to youth and young adults ages 12 through 25.
EveryMind is an accredited children and youth mental health centre that provides a continuum of high-quality mental health services to enrich the lives of children, youth and their families who are experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioural challenges. Our services are provided in a dynamic, client-centred environment that values respect and inclusion, collaboration, learning, innovation and accountability.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Clinical Services, working within a trauma-informed/strength-based framework, the Youth and Family Clinician will provide individual, youth-centered treatment services to an ongoing caseload virtually via video or telephone counselling or in-person at one of our office locations. Limited family/group work may also be involved. In addition, you will provide weekly single-session consultation appointments to children, youth and families.
In all aspects of service delivery, EveryMind is committed to engaging youth and helping them to achieve their goals.
Hiring salary range - $59,829 to $65,432 (3 step range)
This is a full-time position with a generous total rewards package of 4 weeks’ vacation in the first year, personal leave, group life/LTD/health/dental benefits that are fully employer paid and a defined contribution pension plan.
The incumbent will:
- Provide skilled assessment, formulation, and treatment services to youth by employing a variety of systemic, trauma informed and evidence-based/evidenced-informed treatment approaches (including CBT, Motivational Interviewing, DBT skills) to enhance youth outcomes at home, in school and in community;
- Demonstrate sensitivity and commitment to engaging youth in all aspects of service delivery utilizing a strength-based approach;
- Develop, implement and regularly evaluate treatment plans according to youth’s needs, goals, strengths and cultural values;
- Facilitate the enhancement of the youth’s informal and formal supports;
- Effectively design and implement a holistic crisis plan to ensure safety within home, school, vocational and community settings;
- Provide case management and outreach services to ensure coordination, collaboration and delivery of services that meet changing needs of clients and families;
- Provide transition support and discharge planning to clients exiting service to ensure sustainability of treatment gains;
- Provide virtual and telephone treatment interventions as needed;
- Provide group services as required;
- Demonstrate a passion for working with youth and possess working knowledge of social service, educational, and employment systems and resources within Peel;
- Participate as an active member of a multidisciplinary team in team, clinical, program and Centre meetings;
- Maintain a high level of clinical competence, participate in professional/program development, clinical training opportunities and staff training, and remain current in the knowledge of and adhere to agency policies and procedures as well as relevant legislation;
- Complete and maintain comprehensive case notes, records and data in a timely manner, as per the standards of the organization;
- Other related responsibilities.
Skills and Qualifications
- Possess a Master’s degree in Social Work or Counselling Psychology with a minimum of three years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Be a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario;
- Strong clinical assessment and treatment skills with a commitment to youth engagement and client-centered service utilizing a strength-based approach;
- Utilize high levels of oral and written communication skills, time management and critical thinking skills with a strong understanding of role boundaries. Proficiency in languages in addition to English is an asset;
- Be current in the knowledge of, and adhere to, agency policies and procedures as well as relevant legislation for children/youth services;
- Strong technology skills and experience with client care information systems and Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook and comfortable with use of apps;
- Embraces diversity and demonstrated cultural awareness with critical self-awareness and understanding of engagement with the culture of youth and families;
- Possess exceptional interpersonal, team and conflict resolution skills with an ability to collaborate effectively with internal/external stakeholders, clients and their families;
- Be an active learner and committed to your ongoing professional development;
- A Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check and Pre-Employment Medical screening is required;
- Have a valid Ontario Driver’s license (Full G Class), use of a vehicle with a comfort in driving throughout the Peel region (and surrounding areas);
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, according to client and program needs;
- Group facilitation experience is an asset.
At EveryMind we value diversity in our workplace, our clientele and our communities. We are actively engaged in building an increasingly diverse workforce.
If this position is of interest to you, please submit a cover letter and resume, via the link below no later than January 31, 2021:
We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
EveryMind will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates through the hiring process, under the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please inform us if you require any accommodations during the hiring process.