Mental Health Therapist
Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Peterborough, ON, Canada
18d ago

Position Status : Part time Job Number : 19-63.sk Wage : $37.97 - $48.38 Approximate number of hours (up to) : Types of Shifts :

Description

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Outpatient Mental Health and Addictions, the Program Therapist is responsible for the provision of an array of mental health services to individuals and groups with mental health issues, with a focus in the Eating Disorder Program for Adults.

QUALIFICATIONS :

  • A registered health professional with a Masters degree in social work, psychology or equivalent with at least 5 years’ eevidence-
  • based and / or manualized individual and group therapy in a mental health setting

  • Experience in providing group and individual therapy to clients with Eating Disorders
  • Familiarity with a trauma-informed care approach, and experience in providing trauma-based interventions
  • Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principals
  • Demonstrates high level of skills and ability to negotiate and communicate with clients, their families other service providers and members of the community
  • Evidence of excellent communication, interpersonal and psychotherapeutic skills
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, privacy legislation
  • Evidence of ongoing continuing education courses in Mental health or related fields
  • Training and / or certification in the following : DBT CBT EFT IPT MI
  • Currently registered with the appropriate and related Regulated Health professional College of Ontario
  • Successful completion of a criminal reference review
  • CPR and First Aid Certification required
  • Receptiveness and commitment to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Willingness and flexibility to manage a varied work assignment and rotations in different roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a good attendance record and meet the performance standards of the Health Centre.

    Peterborough Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ( AODA’).

    Should any applicant require accommodation through the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in your applicant form.

    While the Health Centre appreciates your expression of interest in this position(s), only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.

    Please note, in the case of unionized positions, the Health Centre will consider internal applicants first, in accordance with the particular Collective Agreement.

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