Social Worker - Greenbelt FHT (Ottawa)

Job Posting Social Worker (1.0 FTE)

The Greenbelt Family Health Team is seeking to fill the position of a full time Social Worker to be part of our interdisciplinary team of providers. Candidates must have experience and comfort working with a range of complex mental health conditions, must be comfortable treating patients and family members within the context of a primary care setting, and are expected to run group sessions. Qualifications • Master’s degree in Social work from a recognized university • 3 to 5 years counseling/therapy experience, preferably in a community setting • Registration with the Canadian Social Workers Association and evidence of liability insurance • Proficiencies in assessment, psychotherapy and psychological counselling techniques for working with individuals, couples and families • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation • Knowledge of chronic disease management strategies • Experience in individual and group teaching skills – psychoeducational group sessions are a mandatory component of this position • Leadership and decision making skills • Experience of working on an interdisciplinary health team • Working knowledge of short-term evidence based therapy models (i.e., ACT, CBT, MBCT) • Experience in working with a variety of mental health illness presentations (i.e., anxiety and depression) • Superior interpersonal, communication and organization skills • Mandatory availability for a minimum of 1evening shift/week Start Date: ASAP                       Salary: To be negotiated How to Apply Send your resume by email to Ainsley Charles, Executive Director at info@greenbeltfht.ca