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FIREFLY

In School Counsellor

CYMH – Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Department CYMH
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Dependent upon education and experience

FIREFLY, in partnership with the KPDSB, requires a regular full time Counsellor at Sioux North High School in Sioux Lookout, ON.

 The successful candidate will report to the FIREFLY Clinical Manager, with day-to-day operational oversight being conducted by Sioux North High School Administration.  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 co-operatively 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 service collaterals in a culturally sensitive manner. Some evening work and travel is required. FIREFLY will provide formal clinical counselling supervision to the successful candidate. 

Qualifications:

          Masters and/or Graduate Degree in Human Services preferred

          Undergraduate Degree in Human Services with related experience would be considered

          Preference is given to candidates who are 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 legislations and regulations

          Fluency in French would be an asset

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  • Location
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
  • Department
    CYMH
  • Employment Type
    Temporary Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon education and experience
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