Clinical Therapist - Outpatient Clinic - Chester/Dawson - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut Of Province
Description

 

Job Title: Clinical Therapist - Outpatient Clinic - Chester/Dawson - Mental Health & Addictions/Req ID: 20002/Location: Western Zone, South Shore Regional Hospital/Company: NSHA/Department: 3000138 MHA WZ Clinic FMH

 

Type of Employment: Regular Hourly FT  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Healthcare CUPE Addictions Posting Closing Date: 18-Nov-18

 

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

 

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

 

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions – Community-Based, or designate, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for delivering in-depth therapeutic services and consultations.  These services provide for psychotherapeutic intervention with individuals, families, and groups affected by mental health and addictions -related problems, in co-operation with other community-based agencies, employers, groups and individuals.  The Clinical Therapist also participates in the delivery of prevention and health promotion programs, integrates prevention and health promotion into clinical practice, provides input into program development, and participates in the evaluation research of the organization.

 

The Clinical Therapist exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the framework and objectives of the Mental Health & Addictions and the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization.

 

As a member of the Mental Health & Addictions team, the use of nicotine or any illegal substance of abuse by the Clinical Therapist is not acceptable. The employee’s use of such substances undermines the credibility of the Service and may trigger the use of the substance in clients and hamper the effectiveness of the client’s treatment.

 

Qualifications

•             Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Social Work or other professional counseling program from a recognized institution and a minimum of three to five years’ experience in child and youth mental health.

•             Current registration with a relevant Nova Scotia regulatory body recognized in law within the province such as the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers or the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology.

•             Demonstrated knowledge of various treatment theories and approaches as well as an integrated level of knowledge and skills, with demonstrated ability to make sound decisions regarding client care and to work co-operatively with school personnel, other professionals, para-professionals and lay persons.

•             Training and experience in Family Therapy would be considered an asset.

•             Effective application of the personal qualities, skills and techniques involved in the field of addiction and mental health-related programming.

•             Demonstrated knowledge of the broader field of addictions and mental health from a health promotion, prevention and treatment perspective and demonstrated understanding of a community-based approach to service delivery.

•             Leadership qualities necessary to coordinate treatment provision in various programs.

•             Demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA).

•             Demonstrated high degree of interpersonal effectiveness, professional boundaries and judgment, empathy, commitment to teamwork, and strong understanding and application of ethical principles.

•             Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health.

•             Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, internet, email and the ability to use health information systems for decision support.

•             Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, and maintain productivity and personal health.

•             Demonstrated exemplary work history and attendance in current and previous employment.

•             Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position, such as working flexible hours (including night-time and weekend work); potential for considerable fatigue and stress due to the nature of the position; managing stressful situations; assuming occasional risk for some clients who may be hostile or confused due to chemical influence and/or other factors; working alone in a satellite office; travelling within the South Shore and Western Zone geographical area as necessary.

•             Travel to other sites or throughout the province is required. Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle is required.

•             Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

•             Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People & Organizational Development before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

 

Hours of Work

Regular Full-time (100%) Position; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly Travel to other sites or throughout the province is required. Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle is required.

 

Salary Information

Clinical Therapist (HTH009):

$33.4566- $43.9817 hourly

 

 

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How to Apply

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. Only online applications will be accepted, interested candidates please apply here:

 

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentations such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

•             Criminal Record Check

•             Proof of education & training certifications

•             Proof of any additional required qualification

•             Valid registration with the relevant licensing body

•             Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation

•             Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on timeliness of delivering the above.

This is a HealthCare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are: Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 18/11/2018
Social Worker lll - School Mental Health Clinician
RegionOut of Province
Description

Languages: Bilingual

Here is an opportunity to join your passion for your practice to your sense of adventure! Acadian culture, the sea air and the great outdoors will offer a variety of rewarding experiences. The social worker will report to the Manager of Child and Adolescent Mental Health & Addiction Services, however will have shared responsibilities with both the NSHA & the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP). The social worker will provide school mental health services directly in the school environment within the designated Schools Plus schools (NDA, Cheticamp, and Etoile de L’Acadie, Sydney). The school mental health clinician is a team player and works flexibly to best meet the needs of clients and the service. The school mental health clinician is able to create and provide evidence-based educational presentations to clients, families, other agencies, and fellow staff members on topics relating to mental health and concurrent disorders. Grand rounds presentations are required as part of this job. Flexibility in hours of work may be required depending on patient care.

Schools Plus is a collaborative model that is comprehensive and student focused. Partners work together to educate and provide service to the child and their family, with the school as the center of the service. The service will focus on early identification and intervention of mental health disorders for children and adolescent within the school population. The school mental health clinician will act as a liaison between the client, school, and mental health services.

The CSAP provides French education to nearly 5000 Acadian and Francophone students. The School Psychologist will be expected to participate as a valuable member of the program planning team and provide psychoeducational assessment of students to highlight the strengths and weakness of a student, utilize a variety of evidence based processes to identify the profile and needs of the student, value prevention strategies in school, perform functional behavior analysis, participate in the development of tailored intervention plans, including behavior management, identify solutions conducive to improving student success, and evaluate regularly the progress and effectiveness of the strategies used.

 

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How to Apply

Only online applications are accepted.

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 22/11/2018
RegionOut of Province
Description

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Manager of Child and Adolescent Services, Mental Health and Addictions, the Social Worker works with children and adolescents up to the nineteenth birthday providing assessment and treatment for children and adolescents who have mental health or concurrent disorders. Child and Adolescent Services is a multi-discipline service (which includes psychology, social work, psychiatry, addiction clinical therapists and, behavioural interventionists) that provides service in the hospital clinic, schools, and satellite clinics. Services can include individual, family based, or group therapy. Evening and daytime hours and travel is required. Participating in the delivery of evidence based group therapy is required. 

 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria

 

Qualifications

* Master's Degree in Social Work with a specialization in a clinical mental health and/ or addiction stream from an accredited program specializing in children, adolescents and families

If above not available, a Master's Degree in Social Work from an acceptable educational institution that can demonstrate a significant portion of coursework focused on the areas of children, adolescents and families.  Registered or eligible to register with the appropriate regulatory body within the Province of Nova Scotia.  Minimum 3 years' experience providing mental health services to children and adolescents within a mental health setting, within the last ten years.

* Registered or eligible to register with the appropriate regulatory body within the Province of Nova Scotia

* Minimum three years' experience providing mental health services to preschoolers, children and adolescents within a mental health setting

* Knowledge of the DSM-IV-5 and ability to use to screen for, assess and conceptualize common childhood mental health disorders (ADHD, anxiety, depression, behavior disorders) and the ability to identify and refer on more severe disorders (e.g. psychosis, bipolar disorder)

* Demonstrated diagnostic experience completing mental health assessments and implementing evidence based treatment plans for children and adolescents

* Demonstrated knowledge and practice of principles of behavior management, cognitive behavior therapy, family and systems based work, group therapy and other evidence based practices

* Ability to screen for concurrent Mental Health disorders

* Knowledge of the impact of substance use on other mental health disorders and vice versa

* Demonstrated experience in crisis and suicide risk assessment and intervention

* Demonstrated ability to assess family functioning including impact of marital discord, family violence/neglect, attachment, parental trauma/addictions, grief, social determinants of health, and social supports

* Demonstrated ability to implement family based interventions for complex cases with complicated family dynamics (e.g., high levels of conflict, parent mental health issues, child welfare, substance-abuse, attachment issues, etc.).

 

Qualifications Continued

* Exemplary ability to coordinate the development of effective linkages with other health, justice, education, social service and community agencies as needed.

* Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively and cooperatively with other professionals

* Excellent written and oral presentation skills

 If above not available a training option will be considered for qualified candidates.  Candidates that will embark in the training position will be determined by an interview process.  The candidate must have: Master's degree in Social Work with a Specialization with Children & Families

* If above not available, a Master's Degree in Social Work from an acceptable educational institution that can demonstrate a significant portion of coursework focused on the areas of children, adolescents and families

* Two years' experience, within the last ten (10) years, working with preschoolers, children and adolescents who have high risk behaviors or live in high risk environments.  Consideration will be given for work, practicum and volunteer experiences

* A willingness to complete five distance Child & Adolescent Mental Health Core Courses and an extensive two year orientation in Mental Health Services which includes supervised practice with the purpose of developing competencies for the position.  It is expected the candidate will complete a competency evaluation and set goals and a plan with their supervisor based on those gaps, which is expected to take two years.

* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

* Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

  

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

  

Hours of Work

Permanent Full-time (100%) Position; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly.

Travel to other sites is required and must have access to a reliable vehicle.

Evening hours may be required.

 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria

 

Salary Information

Social Worker III (HTH037):

$33.4564 - $43.9818 hourly

 

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How to Apply

Only online applications will be accepted, interested candidates please apply here:

https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=25969&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshelth.ca
Expiry 24/11/2018
Student Development Counsellor
RegionMoncton
Description

We invite applications for the position of student development counsellor in Student Affairs. We currently have two positions available. One position is for a full-time term position for approximately four months commencing January 2019.  The other position is a full-time continuing nine-month sessional appointment.

Reporting to the director, accessibility and student wellness, student development counsellors are responsible for providing personal and psychological counselling services to registered Mount Allison students. Student development counsellors also facilitate educational outreach programs, co-ordinate specific campus support service programs, and share the co-ordination of all counselling programs and the provision of front line services. To view a complete position description, visit our website at www.mta.ca/employment 

Our ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in counselling, social work, psychology, or a related discipline from a recognized university, and a minimum of three years of related experience, preferably in an academic environment. Additional qualifications include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience in developing and making public presentations, co-ordination of outreach and/or educational programs, and experience in training and supervision of volunteers or personnel, along with knowledge and experience in assessing and treating clients who have experienced trauma related to sexual violence. They ideally should be a Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor (MHFA Trauma Counselling). Eligibility for registration with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association or the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers or other appropriate professional licensing body is preferred. Experience working with young adults as an educator and/or direct service provider is preferred.

 

 

Link www.mta.ca/employment
How to Apply

If you are interested in the challenges and opportunities that this position has to offer, please forward your application to Human Resources Department, Mount Allison University, 65 York St., Sackville, NB  E4L 1E4, Fax: (506) 364-2385, e-mail: hr@mta.ca. Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled. Please indicate if you wish to apply for one or both of the positions.

Contact Email hr@mta.ca
Expiry 30/11/2018
Clinical Social Worker
RegionFredericton
Description

Counselling for individuals, couples, and families for a wide range of issues such as stress, grief, parenting, relationship problems, anxiety, depression, anger, domestic violence, and workplace concerns. Groups and workshops are also offered, if the applicant is interested. The social worker is able to choose their own hours.

 

How to Apply

Please send your resume to northsidecounselling@outlook.com

Contact Email northsidecounselling@outlook.com
Expiry 14/12/2018
Clinical Therapist - Adult Outpatient - Dawson - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions – Community-Based, or designate, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for delivering in-depth therapeutic services and consultations. These services provide for psychotherapeutic intervention with individuals, families, and groups affected by mental health and addictions -related problems, in co-operation with other community-based agencies, employers, groups and individuals. The Clinical Therapist also participates in the delivery of prevention and health promotion programs, integrates prevention and health promotion into clinical practice, provides input into program development, and participates in the evaluation research of the organization.

The Clinical Therapist exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the framework and objectives of the Mental Health & Addictions and the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization. 

As a member of the Mental Health & Addictions team, the use of nicotine or any illegal substance of abuse by the Clinical Therapist is not acceptable. The employee’s use of such substances undermines the credibility of the Service and may trigger the use of the substance in clients and hamper the effectiveness of the client’s treatment. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications:

•Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Social Work or other professional counseling program from a recognized institution and a minimum of two years’ related experience

 

•Current registration with a relevant Nova Scotian regulatory body recognized in law within the province such as the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers or the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology •Demonstrated knowledge of various treatment theories and approaches as well as an integrated level of knowledge and skills, with demonstrated ability to make sound decisions regarding client care and to work co-operatively with other professionals, para-professionals and lay persons

 

•Effective application of the personal qualities, skills and techniques involved in the field of addiction and mental health-related programming •Demonstrated knowledge of the broader field of mental health & addictions from a health promotion, prevention and treatment perspective and demonstrated understanding of a community-based approach to service delivery •Leadership qualities necessary to coordinate treatment provision in various programs •Demonstrated understanding of, and experience working with, the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) •Demonstrated high degree of interpersonal effectiveness, professional judgment, empathy, commitment to teamwork, and strong understanding and application of ethical principles •Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health.

•Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, internet, email and the ability to use health information systems for decision support

 

Full-time (100%) Long-Assignment; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly. 

With an anticipated start of December 10, 2018 and an expected end date of December 10, 2019 (approximately 12 months).

These are anticipated dates and may be subject to change.

 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.

Clinical Therapist (HTH009): 

$33.4566 - $43.9817 hourly  

 

Link https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=21408&company=NSHAP&username=
How to Apply

Only online applications are accepted, interested candidates please apply here: 

https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=21408&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 06/12/2018
Social Worker III or Psychologist - Child Team - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

The Social Worker/Psychologist is a member of the multi-disciplinary team and participates in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of Mental Health Services for clients across the age continuum. The Social Worker/Psychologist is accountable to the Manager, Child & Youth Mental Health & Addiction Services, or designate for all clinical duties and for mental health promotion activities. Travel within the area of service in the zone may be required. 

The duties of the Social Worker/Psychologist will be carried out in accordance with the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health Authority. 

Please Note: This is a reposting, previous applicants need not reapply.  

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Qualifications 

* Masters or Doctoral Degree in Psychology – Registered Psychologist or Candidates Register, Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology, or Masters in Social Work- Registered or Candidates Register, Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers or Masters in Counselling, registered with Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists (NSSCT) 

* Demonstrated recent clinical experience in mental health. 

* Ability to work independently, yet work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 

* Ability to carry out responsibilities as outlined in the job description. 

* Ability to seek and accept clinical supervision and consultation in the management of patients. 

* Holds a current Nova Scotia driver’s license and has access to a reliable vehicle.  

* Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

 

Preferred Qualifications 

* Good knowledge of local community populations, agencies and resources. 

* Experience working with crisis situations. 

* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred 

* Community experience considered an asset

 

Hours of Work 

Permanent full-time (100%) position; 75 hours biweekly 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information 

Social Worker III (HC87) or Psychologist Masters (HC88): 

$33.6239 - $44.2016 hourly

Link https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=10665&company=NSHAP&username=
How to Apply

How to Apply: Only online applications will be accepted. Interested candidates please apply here:

https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=10665&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 07/12/2018
Social Worker III - School Mental Health Clinician - SchoolsPlus - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Schools Plus is a collaborative model that is comprehensive and student focused.  Multiple partners work together to educate and provide service to the whole child and family, with the school as the centre of service.  Working within the Schools Plus Model, the clinician will report to the Child and Adolescent Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, for all clinical duties pertaining to individuals, groups and families.  The clinician is a member of the multidisciplinary team and participates in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of mental health services for the assigned population in designated school settings. 

The duties of the Social Worker III will be carried out in accordance with the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health Authority. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Qualifications: 

* Masters degree in Social Work 

* Registered with the licensing body 

* Professional experience and training in Child and Youth Mental Health 

* Three to five years clinical experience in mental health 

* Early identification and intervention skills, with knowledge of a brief therapy model. 

* Demonstrated ability to liaise and work cooperatively with community partners/agencies like school personnel, probation staff, law enforcement, family resource and recreation centres 

* Ability to work independently 

* Demonstrated ability to work competently with individuals, groups and families 

* Demonstrated ability to work competently and cooperatively with youth and families across community settings 

* Holds a current Nova Scotia driver’s license and has access to a reliable vehicle 

* Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

 

Preferred: 

* Experience working in an educational setting. 

* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application.  Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 

 

Hours of Work 

Permanent Full-time (100%) Positions; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly. 

Travel to various sites may be required. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information 

Social Worker III (HC87): 

$33.6239- $44.2016 hourly

 

 

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How to Apply
Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 08/12/2018