Job Posting Number: 
E2021-29

Benefits:
Excellent Employee
Benefits and
Healthcare of
Ontario Pension Plan

Maltby Centre is the lead regional agency for Child and Youth Mental Health and Autism Services, with an experienced and compassionate team of interprofessionals who provide high quality, community based health and support services in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFLA). Maltby Centre is a registered charity and not-for-profit agency established in 1996 and funded in part by the Ontario government. Through the work of over 140 dedicated staff, Maltby Centre creates possibilities for change in young lives.

The Indigenous Child & Youth Senior Mental Health Therapist works collaboratively with members of the Child & Youth Mental Health team, Indigenous communities, and other partners to ensure all clients receive assessment, case management services, support and holistic care. This role will support clients to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. It will work with community programs offering guidance and support and in addition, will building capacity within the agency. This role encourages and builds support with Indigenous communities and agencies for referral purposes and to build resources. Collaborating with the Associate Director of Clinical Programs & Services and local Indigenous Leaders, this position will serve Indigenous Children and Youth up to and including age 18 years.

As an ideal candidate you are driven by a passion for the field of children’s mental health services, as well as Indigenous cultures, traditions and healing and are of Indigenous Ancestry (status blind). You possess a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in a regulated profession deemed able to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy (e.g. Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work) and current unrestricted registration with a regulatory college to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy within the province of Ontario. Your education and registration are complemented with two (2) year’s of direct counselling experience applying your in-depth knowledge of appropriate mental health therapeutic approaches, interventions and clinical practices for Indigenous children and youth to address problems related to impaired functioning.

Assets include current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (FA/CPR), Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCVI), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) & French Language proficiency (written and verbal).

To explore this exciting opportunity at Maltby Centre further, please submit a cover letter and résumé, quoting
the job posting number to:

The Hiring Committee, Maltby Centre
Email: [email protected]

Maltby Centre is committed to principles of equity and diversity in the workplace, and recognizes the value that diverse employees bring to the programs and services offered to children and youth in our community. We strongly encourage applications from equity seeking communities, from individuals who are Gender Diverse, Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour.

Maltby Centre is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, Maltby Centre will provide accommodation throughout the recruitment,
selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

We acknowledge that Maltby Centre is situated on Traditional Lands of Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee. We are grateful to be able to live, work, play and support our community on these lands.

We appreciate the time and effort in applying; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Tagged as: counselling, Counsellor, full time, therapist, Therapy

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