Bilingual Child & Family Clinician, Intensive Services:

Intensive Services
Permanent Full-time (37.5 hrs/week)
File # 18-001

Peel Children's Centre is an accredited children’s mental health centre that provides a continuum of high quality mental health services for children, youth and their families who are experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioural challenges. Our services are provided in a dynamic, client-centred environment that values flexibility, accessibility, collaboration, innovation, learning, inclusiveness, respect and responsiveness.

Intensive Services provide a continuum of services to children and youth who are experiencing mental health challenges that impair their functioning at home, school and/or in the community, and require an intensive level of intervention. Services are provided within a variety of settings including in-home, school, community, day treatment and residential milieus. These services are provided within an integrated model and vary with the needs of the child, youth and family.

All duties and responsibilities are provided in alignment with the agency’s Vision, Mission, Values and Clinical Philosophy. Working in an integrated service delivery system, you will demonstrate competencies required to provide service in multiple programs across the agency. You are an active learner and committed to your ongoing professional development.

Working within a multi-disciplinary framework the Child and Family Clinician will provide direct clinical service and case management in both French and English languages to children/youth, ages 7 through 17 and their families. Within the context of a collaborative treatment plan and service provision process, this position is responsible for providing a range of services to clients with a primary focus of enhancing social and emotional growth and personal skills development of children and/or youth and families. Services are delivered in-home, community, day treatment and residential settings as defined by client and program needs.

Within the context of intensive services delivery, as the successful incumbent you will:
* Provide skilled assessment and treatment services to children/youth and their families/caregivers by employing a variety of systemic and evidence-based/evidenced-informed treatment approaches (including CBT, Motivational Interviewing, attachment and solution-focused models) to enhance parent/family and child/youth interactions and functioning at home, in school and in community;
* Develop, implement and evaluate treatment plans according to individual client and family/caregiver needs, goals, strengths and cultural values;
* Collaborate with other professionals and community resources to ensure effective service delivery on behalf of each client in accordance with the Centre’s standards and timelines;
* Facilitate the enhancement of the child and family’s informal and formal supports;
* Effectively assess, manage, design, and implement a holistic crisis plan to ensure safety within the residential/day treatment/home/school/community settings;
* Provide case management services to ensure coordination and delivery of services that meet changing needs of clients and families;
* Provide group services as required;
* Utilize high levels of oral and written communication skills, time management, presentation and critical thinking skills;
* Possess exceptional interpersonal, team and conflict resolution skills with an ability to collaborate effectively with internal/external stakeholders, clients and their families;
* Promote continuous quality improvement in services, identifying opportunities for improvement;
* Be sufficiently computer literate to operate our client care information system and Microsoft Office Suite;
* Possess a Master’s degree in Social Work with three years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
* Be a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario;
* Have a valid Ontario Driver’s license (Class G), use of a vehicle with a comfort in driving throughout the Peel region (surrounding areas) and be able to work flexible hours according to program needs;
* Be fully bilingual (French and English), with demonstrated competence to delivery services in both official languages.

The annual salary range for this position is from $57,784 to $69,192. As a full-time employee, you would also be eligible for Peel Children’s Centre’s benefit and pension plans as well as generous vacation and personal leave time.

Please note that all successful candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police records check prior to the commencement of employment.

At Peel Children's Centre we value diversity in our workplace, our clientele and our communities. We are actively engaged in building an increasingly diverse workforce. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter and chronological resume, referring to File # 18-001. Only documents submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format will be accepted.

Peel Children's Centre
85A Aventura Court
Mississauga, ON
L5T 2Y6

We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If selected to participate in the assessment and/or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used. If a selected applicant requests an accommodation, we shall consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for the provision of a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.


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