Clinical Supervisor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Addiction Services for York Region
  • Healthcare: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Therapy
  • Healthcare: Other Staff Positions
  • Management / Executive
  • Social Work
Full Time
  • Ontario - York Region
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2019-10-102019-11-04
Your Name, 2019.44FT Clinical Supervior



Addiction Services for York Region (ASYR) is a charitable, community based counselling organization with its main office located in Aurora, Ontario and providing services in York Region, South Simcoe and some parts of Toronto. ASYR supports change in the lives of individuals, their families and communities related to substance use and problem gambling. Information about our agency programs can be found at Addiction Services for York Region takes pride in its passion for client service. Each day presents new opportunities to demonstrate leadership and expertise in addictions to the community.

Addiction Services for York Region is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to work as a Clinical Supervisor. This position will require someone with excellent clinical experience in a number of different areas such as Quality Improvement, community outreach, case management, working with individuals who are precariously housed or homeless, working with women who are pregnant and/or have young children, community withdrawal management services, problem gambling, and adults, among others.

This is a full-time position for 35 hours per week, with a minimum of one evening per week and some Saturdays. The successful applicant will provide clinical supervision and leadership to a number of clinical teams as well as work directly with clients.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Minimum Master's level University Degree in one of the social sciences or a health related discipline and relevant work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of clinical experience providing direct services to individuals
  • Minimum 2 years of clinical supervisory experience; 3-5 years, an asset
  • Membership in good standing and with no restrictions in an appropriate regulatory college under the Regulated Health Professionals Act. (ex: College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers)
  • Skills and experience in program development
  • Significant knowledge and experience working with a range of clients presenting with substance use. Experience with problem gambling issues is an asset.
  • Significant experience working with marginalized populations
  • Knowledge and proven ability in the following areas:
  • Participation and provision of leadership: i.e.: exposure to leading other people in various settings, solid experience in providing clinical supervision to other clinicians, strong communication skills, ability to motivate others, dedication to team & agency goals, ability to inspire people, good team builder
      • Knowledge and understanding of the role of professional staff in a community setting to ensure clinical practice meets professional standards and ethics
      • Experience in conducting addiction assessment, applying various treatment modalities, including systemic intervention.
      • Experience in couple and/or family counselling and/or group work, a definite asset.
      • Coordination of team activities in the area of client service delivery and public education
      • Promotion of inclusivity across the various levels of a social service agency and/or health service provider
      • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of addictions and mental health interventions
  • Sound knowledge of community resources
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sound problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively as part of a larger team
  • Ability to work outside of business hours, as required
  • Working knowledge of CATALYST/data management systems is an asset.
  • Successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check ,as per agency policy and procedures
  • A valid driver’s license and daily access to an insured vehicle
  • Comfortable speaking other languages, including French, an asset

Please submit your cover letter and an updated résumé by October 19, 2019, to In the subject line, please indicate: 2019.44FT - YOUR NAME - CLINICAL SUPERVISOR.

The process we will undertake to recruit for this role includes:

  • Initial screening of resumes and covering letters
  • Those who are successful in moving through the initial screening process, will be asked to participate in a brief telephone interview
  • Those who are successful in the telephone interview will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview to gain a better understanding of the role, as well as, provide you the opportunity to discuss how your experience fits well with this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from diverse individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation.

ASYR is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Applicants who require special accommodation in order to complete their application/interview are encouraged to contact our HR representative of the accommodation measures required which will enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.