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Counsellor (2 Vacancies)

Child and Youth Mental Health Services – Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Department Child and Youth Mental Health Services
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Compensation is dependent on education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package including membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

 FIREFLY requires two (2) regular Full Time Counsellors in our Sioux Lookout location.  Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Counsellor will be responsible for providing assessment, case planning, intervention and program development services.  You will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team who possesses excellent organizational, computer, written and oral communication skills. This position requires the ability to set priorities and to work cooperatively under pressure, while establishing strong partnerships with community stakeholder organizations.

 You will be required to work from a “strengths-based, solution-focused” perspective to facilitate positive problem solving while accessing a family’s inherent strengths to address mental health challenges.  Also required is the ability to develop, coordinate and implement intervention plans on a case by case basis.  The ideal candidate will have strong skills in working systemically along with proven skills working collaboratively with collateral service providers in a culturally sensitive manner.  Evening work and travel is required.

 Qualifications:

  • Masters and/or Graduate Degree in Human Services is preferred
  • Undergraduate Degree in Human Services with related experience would be considered
  • Must be a member in good standing with a College recognized by the Psychotherapy Act, 2007
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, systems theory, family dynamics and the clinical assessment process
  • Knowledge of relevant governing legislation and regulations
  • Demonstrated competency of the culture(s) of clients being served is an asset
  • Fluency in French would be an asset
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  • Location
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
  • Department
    Child and Youth Mental Health Services
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Compensation is dependent on education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package including membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
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