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Job Posting Number: E2021-36

Position Type: 4 Mental Health Therapists – Regular Full-Time

Benefits: Excellent Employee Benefits & Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

Salary: $34.52 – $39.24 hourly over 6 years

Maltby Centre is the lead regional agency for Mental Health and Autism Services, with an experienced and compassionate team of professionals who provide high quality, community based health and support services to children and youth in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A).  Formerly known as Pathways for Children & Youth, 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.

As a Mental Health Therapist, you will function independently in office and community settings to provide clinical mental health assessment and treatment to the children, youth, and families. Maltby Centre provides services virtually and in-person to our clients. You will work as part of Maltby Centre’s Counselling and Therapy Team to ensure that those who reach out receive high quality, accessible, evidence informed mental health services.  In addition, you may be required to participate in virtual After Hours On-Call coverage.

The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelors of Social Work or other related undergraduate program. Must hold current, unrestricted registration with a regulatory college to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy (e.g. Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work) and deemed competent to perform psychotherapy in accordance with the relevant college’s practice guidelines and/or standards is required. This is complemented with at least three (3) year’s experience working with children and youth with mental health difficulties that affect their functioning at home, school or the community, formal training in family and individual counselling with children and youth and utilization of a variety of therapeutic approaches and clinical practices.

Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (FA/CPR), Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCVI), and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) an asset.

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.

Posting Date: January 12, 2022     Closing Date: January 26, 2022

Tagged as: mental health, therapist

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