Contract Social Worker/Clinician

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
The George Hull Centre
  • Social Work
  • Case Management
  • Counselor: Family / Group
  • Counselor: Youth
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Etobicoke
Experienced (Non-manager)$59,738.83 - 65,800.302019-09-112019-09-22

CLINICIAN or SOCIAL WORKER

Full-Time Contract Position

(Approx. October 2019 – October 2020)

Annualized Salary Range: $59,738.83 - $65,800.30

LOCATION:         The George Hull Centre for Children and Families, Etobicoke, Ontario

The George Hull Centre is seeking a Clinician to join our experienced and versatile Community Clinic Team. We are looking for a highly skilled professional to provide comprehensive clinical services with children, youth and their families. The children and youth often have varied and complex presentations that may include trauma, multiple placements, family conflict, difficulties in school and in the community, and suffer from emotional, behavioural and psychiatric difficulties. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with children of all ages and their families, including those in our day treatment programs and those under 6 years old, using a variety of therapeutic modalities.

The George Hull Centre’s Community Clinic is committed to clinical excellence and working collaboratively with families to enhance the growth and development of children and youth. Staff benefit from a strong clinical multidisciplinary team, regular supervision and a cohesive and supportive environment, which encourages creativity, ongoing learning, innovation, and best practices to enhance our abilities to help our vulnerable clients. The George Hull Centre actively promotes and develops clinical learning opportunities for staff.  

The George Hull Centre is committed to having a workforce that is reflective of the diversity of the City of Toronto and strongly encourages application from all qualified individuals. We actively encourage applicants from all equity seeking groups especially those with lived experience from racialized and or marginalized communities. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology with a minimum of 2 years experience, in children’s mental health post-graduation
  • Certification with the Ontario College of Social Workers or Equivalent
  • Excellent clinical skills in assessment, formulation, and treatment
  • Knowledge and experience in family therapy, systems theory, group work theory, child development, and trauma informed practice is desirable
  • Expertise in evidence-based clinical interventions for children and families such as CBT, TF-CBT (and other trauma informed practices), DBT, and Attachment and Relational therapies would be considered assets
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent administrative and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Sound judgment, sensitivity, flexibility and initiative for engaging and working with families, individuals, groups and colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple service providers in coordinating and planning services
  • Keyboarding skills and working knowledge of relevant software is required (e.g. Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes and PowerPoint) 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to children’s mental health
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle for work
  • A second language would be an asset

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide initial consultations to families to assist them in identifying needs and locating appropriate services      
  • To provide comprehensive outpatient clinical assessment and treatment of children and youth with an emphasis on family treatment using evidence based treatment models
  • To deliver evidence based group programs and workshops to children, youth and their parents
  • To provide client centered case management and service coordination to ensure timely and coordinated care
  • To collaborate with multidisciplinary staff and utilize consultation as appropriate to support assessment, treatment planning, and implementation
  • To advocate for clients and work collaboratively with community partners to coordinate and integrate services
  • To participate in team, staff and supervision meetings regularly
  • To maintain all records and reports as required by the Centre’s policies and procedures
  • To provide services flexibly in a broad variety of locations including office, school, family homes and community settings
  • To contribute to program development initiatives within the team and across programs
  • To provide direct service hours consistent with agency requirements
  • To ensure the regular and timely recording of data as per agency and funder requirements

HOURS:   36.25 hours per week including flexible hours and some evening work

We thank all those who apply, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Throughout the recruitment process, the Centre will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) upon request.

POSTING DATE: September 11, 2019

CLOSING DATE: September 22, 2019

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