Social Worker (PT) – Southlake Academic FHT (Newmarket)

Social Worker,
Permanent Part-Time Position (0.4-0.5 FTE)

The Southlake Academic Family Health Team is growing!  We are seeking a dynamic Social Worker to join our growing family practice teaching clinic for two to two and a half days per week. The incumbent will provide services for patients within our primary care team. These services include individual and group counselling, brief therapy programs, assist patients with referral to community resources and consultation to other inter-disciplinary team members.


  • MSW from an accredited university with a minimum 2 years mental health related work experience
  • Experience in individual counseling and group development / facilitation
  • Experience with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in short term counselling settings is required
  • Experience with other counselling modalities would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in an inter-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated desire to work in an academic setting and participate in teaching activities
  • Must comply with the standards of practice guidelines of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Member of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Experience with various software programs and electronic medical record (EMR)

If you are interested in joining our team which offers educational opportunities and an inter-professional culture, please submit your resume on line or by e-mail to

Southlake Academic Family Health Team welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

While we appreciate all interest in our team, we regret that we are only able to contact those selected for an interview.