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Bilingual Mental Health Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Application Deadline: 
08/02/2019
Posting Date: 
07/10/2019
Organization: 
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara

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 these positions:

BILINGUAL (FRENCH/ENGLISH) MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLOR/PSYCHOTHERAPIST
Two (2) full-time positions - 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 French and 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

How to Apply

Please send us your cover letter and resume in French or English before 4 pm on Friday, August 2, 2019

By email to r-h@cschn.ca

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.

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