30+ days ago


Oakville, ON


Posting #: 2021- 878437

Non Union

Position: Social Worker

Department: Mental Health - Child & Adolescent Outpatient Program

Status: Permanent Full-time

Hours: Monday to Friday - days and evenings, 8 hour shifts

Site: Oakville

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 toimprove 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 andadolescent 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 and DBT
  • 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: June 10, 2021

Internal applications due by: June 17, 2021

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.c omdirectly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of theFreedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns