Department / Program : Community Mental Health & Addictions, Mental Health & Addictions Program
Type of Employment : Regular Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 2 position(s)
Req ID : 22983
Union Status : NSGEU Hlthcare, Healthcare Bargaining Unit
Compensation : $34.128 - $46.4349 / hour
Posting Date : July 18, 2018
Closing Date : Open Until Filled
Start Date : ASAP
The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region.
The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.
We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.
Reporting to the Clinical Manager for IWK School Mental Health Services, the school based clinician is responsible for working as part of the SchoolsPlus team to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultation services to children / youth, families and staff within a designated Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) family of schools.
The SchoolsPlus Clinician will practice the principles and philosophy of CAPA (Choice and Partnership Approach) in all areas of position responsibility.
With a focus on providing early identification and intervention for mental health and addictions issues, the clinician will provide individual, family and group therapies, referrals to Mental Health and Addictions Services, consultation to school staff with a focus on capacity building, input into programming and participate in evaluation research.
Services will be provided throughout the year, including summer vacation and other school holidays, based on the identified needs of the client population, the school system and the IWK MHA Program.
Hours of Work
37.5 hours weekly, Monday-Friday, flexibility in working hours required depending on caseload.
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Applications are accepted until 11 : 59 PM on the Closing Date.