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Social Worker – Niagara North FHT (Niagara on the North/St. Catherines)

Social Worker, Mental Health Services 1.0FTE

Niagara North Family Health Team, Niagara on the Lake/St. Catharines Ontario

The Niagara North Family Health Team is an integrated, collaborative family health team providing excellent care to patients in the Niagara region.  Our vision is to work with our patients and families towards optimizing their health status and well-being. Our focus is on health care, health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management.

Description:

The Niagara North Family Health team is looking for a creative, innovative and highly motivated Social Worker (MSW) with experience in the delivery of mental health services to work in our collaborative care model.  This individual will complement our team in the delivery of specific programs, group and individualized counseling.  This position would provide opportunities for individual and group program innovations in the area of mental health.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or a Social Science
  • Registered with College of Social Workers
  • Membership in the Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Counseling/therapy experience preferably in a community setting
  • Proficiencies in assessment, psychotherapy, and psychological counseling techniques for working with individuals, couples and families.
  • Superior leadership, organization, research, evaluation, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Strong knowledge of community resources in mental health
  • Familiarity with Mac OS environment and prior experience and knowledge of the electronic health record an asset
  • Teaching and experience facilitating groups an asset
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a busy multidisciplinary team

Please be advised that all candidates are required to undergo a background verification/criminal reference check.  Please enquire regarding any need for accommodation for those individuals with disabilities interested in applying for this position.

Send resume and cover letter to Mary Keith, Executive Director, Niagara North FHT by July 7, 2017 – mkeith@niagaranorthfht.ca