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Therapist Manager

Every night, hundreds of Muslim women and children in Canada face homelessness, poverty, and trauma. Sakeenah seeks to provide a safe space for growth and empowerment for all of them. Sakeenah’s mission is to establish the largest network of sheltering projects which provide a safe a nurturing environment for Muslim women and children across the globe as well as provide end to end services for all who seek support.

A vital part of our program is our therapist team. Therapist help individuals overcome their problems and cope with traumatic situations by provide a safe, confidential, and encouraging environment. We are looking for a Therapist Manager to supervise our current therapist and provide support, services, and programming to our clients. We are looking for a counsellor that has experience providing therapy through different modalities. We are also looking for a therapist who is comfortable providing therapy in person, over zoom or over the phone to a wide... range of clients and has at least a year of experience supervising other therapist.

• Fluent in Arabic an asset
• Lead a team of therapist to provide effective crisis support and therapy services
• Provide crisis support and therapy
• Establish a relationship of trust and respect with clients
• Complete intakes and needs assessments
• Complete safety planning with the clients as well review safety plans with therapist
• Provide transition planning and assistance
• Provide support in accessing community services, resources, and information
• Facilitate meetings with guardians in providing the best support for the children
• Help clients make decisions and challenge inconsistencies
• Encourage clients to talk about issues they feel they cannot share with others
• Work to agreed targets in relation to client contact
• Attend staff meetings and training sessions
• Keep up-to-date with knowledge of programs, resources, and referral services
• Refer clients to other resources, as necessary
• Maintain accurate case notes, files, and upholds confidentiality
• Provide updated therapy reports on a regular basis
• Utilize software for case management
• Adheres to all health and safety policies and procedures
• Performs other duties outlined by Sakeenah
• Must have their own liability insurance, to be renewed by staff annually
• Must have at least 1 year of supervision experience in the therapy field

• University education in a related field
• Social Work, Social Service Worker, Counselling Psychology, Psychology
• Degree, or certificate in counselling, therapy, or psychotherapy
• Commitment to women and children’s issues working within an anti-racism and Islamic framework
• At least 1 year of supervision in therapy experience; experience working with children
• Proven ability in case management and supportive counselling
• Non-judgmental outlook and a willingness to work with different types of people
• Excellent observation and listening skills
• Patience, tolerance, and sensitivity
• Experience in crisis support and ability to mediate conflict
• Organizational and time management skills
• Effective communication skills
• Dedication to team building
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities simultaneously with the ability to prioritize
• ASL is an asset
• Experience working with children on the spectrum is an asset
• Fluency in written and spoken English is necessary
• Any additional languages are an asset
• G2 license required
• Access to a vehicle required

• Rotating shifts
• Weekdays, weekends, evenings, and statutory holidays
• 40 hours per week

Please send a current resume, along with a cover letter, to Sakeenah via email at hr@sakeenahcanada.com. Please put “Therapist Manager Application” in the subject line, along with your full name

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $65,000.00 per year

• Dental care
• Extended health care
• Life insurance

• Monday to Friday
• Weekends as needed

Work Location: Remote


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