Mental Health Clinician (Adult Services)

Full Time

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

Posting Closes: September 26, 2023 at 5:00pmAbout Us:The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) provides a full care system for those with addictions, mental health or developmental needs. We serve everyone from children to adults to seniors, all under one roof. Our programs help individuals and families to lead lives filled with meaning and promise. We have 400 staff at offices in Cambridge, Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Fergus, and Mount Forest.We are fully accredited by Accreditation Canada and are proud of our Exemplary Status (the highest standing) received at our most recent accreditation exercise (2019).Why Join our Team:Competitive Compensation and Benefits: Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and generous benefits supporting the wellness of our staff.

We are proud to be members of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) offering one of Canada’s largest and most respected defined benefit plans.Career Development Opportunities: Our wide range of services and supports allows for varied opportunities for career growth. Our multi-disciplinary approach to care offers cross collaboration and enhanced opportunities for learning. A formal succession planning process is key to our internal leadership recruitment.Values that include: Mutual Respect, Accountability, Integrity and Excellence and Innovation and a culture that is welcoming and inclusive.Commitment to Health and Safety: We have a strong health and safety culture at CMHA WW and work tirelessly to address the health and safety needs of staff and the people we serve.The Opportunity:We are recruiting a MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN for Adult ServicesThis is a regular part-time position (28 hours per week between the hours of Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) based at 392 Main St. N.

Mt. Forest.Team oriented and collaborative, you will provide recovery-oriented counseling and support to individuals with serious complex mental health and/or addiction challenges and their families. This will include providing comprehensive assessments, clinical services, consultation to community partners and group support as well. You will be working in both an office and in community as required.

This position reports to the Manager, Adult Intensive Services.Qualifications:Master’s level degree in psychology, clinical social work or relevant health or social science fieldRegistration with relevant college/registering body3 to 5 years’ experience within the health services sector with in-depth knowledge of complex clinical issuesSound understanding and demonstrated knowledge of the needs of people with complex mental health an addictions concerns and their families, and the programs and services in the community is requiredExperience working with individuals in crisis and at high risk for self-harmKnowledge and demonstrated skills in working with individuals who have substance use issues an assetExperience and understanding of how mental health issues, trauma, concurrent disorders and dual diagnosis impact the lives of individuals also an assetDemonstrated experience and skill in providing both individual and group therapyKnowledge of various modalities of therapyDemonstrated understanding and sensitivity to social and cultural diversityHighly developed organizational, communication and problem solving skillsThe ability to work collaboratively in a self-directed work teamProficiency with MS Office, Outlook and various database softwareValid driver’s license and own transportation as travel is requiredCOMPENSATION AND RATE OF PAY: Level 6 (OPSEU) – $34.28 to $41.78 per hourIf you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements.CMHA WW, as an equal opportunity employer, embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.Successful candidates must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or documentation requesting an exemption under the Human Rights Code.Other key search terms: Therapist, Counsellor, Social WorkerExperienceRequired3 year(s): Mental Health CounsellingEducationRequiredMaster’s degree or better in Social Work or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsPreferredRegistered Social Worker


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