Social Worker – Credit Valley FHT (Mississauga)


Full Time Position

Commencing March 18, 2019

The Credit Valley Family Health Team (CVFHT) is a vibrant academic FHT affiliated with Trillium Health Partners and the University of Toronto. We have a second site which provides French Language Primary Health Care services to the Francophone community.

This team is composed of 10 family physicians, nurses, a nurse practitioner, social workers, a pharmacist, a dietitian, a chiropodist and a diabetes team. As a teaching facility, we have 15- 20 residents at any one time.

The CVFHT’s vision is to provide an innovative and comprehensive model of family practice training within a patient centered primary health care team.

The key functions include:

  1. Providing comprehensive and coordinated mental health services to Family Health Team patients.
  2. Providing therapeutic assessment, formulations and appropriate treatment.
  3. Providing early prevention by offering time limited counseling.
  4. Acting as a Health Promoter alongside the inter-professional team.
  5. Participating in an ongoing assessment of patient needs and developing appropriate programming to meet the identified population needs.
  6. Establishing and maintaining ongoing liaison with agencies and community resources as necessary.

Professional/Education/Experience Required:

  • Master of Social Work Degree from accredited Faculty of Social Work.
  • Must be a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Must be eligible for membership in the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
  • Minimum of 5 years post M.S.W. experience with proven ability to provide a variety of treatment modalities
  • Experience working with individuals, families and groups from diverse communities and backgrounds
  • Experience in community health and multi-disciplinary team model

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed cover letter and resume in one document to the following:

Closing date: January 16, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note any telephone/ email inquiries related to this role won’t be accepted.