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Social Worker-PFT-Mental Health Outpatient Service Oakville

Halton Healthcare

Halton Healthcare Oakville Canada

1 week ago

Posting #: -

Non Union

Position: Social Worker

Department: Mental Health - Outpatient Child & Adolescent Mental Health Program

Status: Permanent Full Time

Hours: Monday to Friday - 7.5 hour shifts -- Days & Evenings (hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare's vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always

At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with 'exemplary patient care, always' at the heart of everything we do.

We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in... providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.

This is what you'll be doing:

To provide services for children, adolescents and transitional aged youth with a mental illness disorder. The clinician will provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan and employ a range of evidenced based therapies designed to improve outcomes for clients. This will include case conferences/consultations with treatment providers, including physicians, schools and other community organizations as deemed appropriate, to advocate on behalf of the client. You are responsible for maintaining current information on community resources and to maintain linkages with relevant social service and other agencies. You will be responsible for conducting/co-facilitating CBT, DBT groups for Children and Adolescents. You will provide both short and long term therapy and case management based on needs.

This is what you'll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
• Master of Social Work (child focus) required
• Must have membership in OCSWSSW
• Minimum of 3- 5 years previous clinical experience in child and adolescent mental health with demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability in the holistic assessment, treatment and evaluation of clients required
• Strong clinical skills - assessment, counseling, and discharge planning/community integration
• Knowledge, skills, certification in CBT, DBT and Solution Focused Therapy required
• Must have a strong Family Therapist background
• Knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention required
• Demonstrated previous group experience with this population
• Demonstrated commitment to professional development
• Demonstrated ability to document according to college standards
• Demonstrated ability to function independently and be self-directed to think critically and problem solve effectively
• Working knowledge of current best practices for addictions treatment
• Demonstrated capacity to deliver culturally sensitive and appropriate patient care
• Commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Knowledge of Halton Community Resources an asset
• Excellent employment and attendance record
• Strong communication and collaborative skills
• Knowledge of DSM as it relates to the child and adolescent population
• Previous experience with electronic documentation preferred

Date posted: April 11,

Internal applications due by: April 18
Oakville ON

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