MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST-STAFF
RHA Job Number:GO-00563837-2
Number of Vacancies:1
Profession:Mental Health Therapist
Department:MENTAL HEALTH - VICTIM SERVICES
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:May 27, 2019
Closing Date:May 27, 2020 17:00
Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days
224.00 hours per 6 week rotation
Rate of Pay: $33.256 to $40.664 (5 step range)
This position will research, develop, co-ordinate and deliver community-based services for children who witness violence and their families. This position will deliver education/awareness to clients and communities at large (Creighton and Sandy Bay) on issues for children who witness violence. This position will make connections with other community agencies and partner with them to provide co-facilitators and venues for services. It will assess children and families for program suitability and refer clients to appropriate additional services as necessary. It will maintain appropriate records, develop an evaluation plan and provide regular reports regarding the services. Clinical supervision will be provided by the Team Leader - Mental Health & Addictions Services � La Ronge.
� A bachelor degree in a Human Services field with eligibility for professional registration with applicable professional association.
� Professional registration with applicable professional association
� Criminal Record Check
� Valid Saskatchewan Driver�s license
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
� Knowledgeable and skilled in evidence-supported Western conventional as well as effective traditional and cultural approaches to mental health and wellness in Aboriginal children, youth and their families
� Ability to speak Cree would be an asset.
� Experience working in a cross-cultural setting is a definite asset
� Knowledge of human development and family dynamics relating to family violence, trauma, addiction and poverty is essential
� Specific understanding of child and youth mental health issues is required
� A wide range of counselling skills are required in working with children, youth and their families
� Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies
� Knowledge of programming for children who witness violence is required as well as the skill to develop /evaluate these programs consistent with latest research (Best Practices )
� Knowledge of mental health treatment resources and the skills to make appropriate assessments and referrals
� A willingness to integrate child and youth mental health programming at a community level utilizing a variety of community partners
� A willingness to continually improve existing programs to meet the specific needs and culture of the community as new issues and trends emerge
� A willingness to build on the strengths of the community and the resiliency of its families
Successful applicant must provide a satisfactory valid Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector query before an Offer of Employment is made.
Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement
Geographic Location: CREIGHTON
Expected Start Date: June 3, 2019
This posting will remain Open until Filled.
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
Direct Inquiries To
Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region