Adult community services addiction and mental health is seeking a Mental Health Therapist (MHT) to support the addiction and mental health needs of the Northgate clientele. A Mental Health Therapist Provincial at Northgate will support individuals and families. In addition, routine referrals and initial assessments are routed through Access 24/7. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of addiction and mental health diagnoses with experience providing treatment for these complex needs. This candidate will be able to manage and to navigate multiple demands and a high case load while working within a strong concurrent disorder team. The ideal candidate will have strong therapeutic skills and an excellent ability to provide case management. Case management in this role includes tracking and monitoring clients' treatment journey including hospital, community and pharmacy. Some clients have community treatment orders (CTO) and the MHT will assist the client in their wellness journey regardless of the struggles.
As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.
Classification: Mental Health Therapist Provin
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: EMH Northgate Clinic CMH
Primary Location: Northgate Addiction & MH Clini
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 09-AUG-2021
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 20-SEP-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 1
Shifts per cycle: 5
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $39.42
Maximum Salary: $52.36
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of one of the following programs: master's degree in Psychology; master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy; master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy; master's degree in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy; Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory college.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Candidates with the following qualifications will be considered: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy with considerable experience in mental health assessment and provision of Psychotherapy. Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Nursing (RN/RPN), including training in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy, or considerable experience in mental health assessment and provision of Psychotherapy. Minimum 3 years of relevant mental health experience. The successful candidate will have more than 2 years of direct counselling and therapeutic intervention experience treating addiction and mental health in the community.