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Bilingual Mental Health Counsellor/Psychotherapist

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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:

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.


  • 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


  • 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

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.