CFS Child & Family Therapist

Job Deadline

Friday, October 23, 2020

City

Meadow Lake

Province

SK

Organization

Meadow Lake Tribal Council

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Position Description

CFS Child & Family Therapist
Employment Opportunity
 
The MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking a compassionate, dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Child & Family Therapist. Under the direction of the CFS Senior Director, the Child & Family Therapist is responsible for the assessment and treatment needs of children and youth suffering from mental health diagnosis and various other complex needs. Services will include intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention.
 
This role involves working with a comprehensive team and requires maintaining effective working relationships with children and families, schools, hospitals, physicians, psychiatrists, behavioral interventionists and consultants to coordinate services, cooperation, resolve conflicts, influence outcomes, provide community consultation and training on emotional and behavioral disturbances.
 
Qualifications:
 
 Preferred: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counselling
 Secondary: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with five (5) plus years’ experience in counselling may be considered
 Registration with the appropriate, applicable professional designation will be required.
 Able to write comprehensive assessments and maintain appropriate clinical/client/administrative records are required.
 Sound knowledge on counselling practices; able to maintain strict confidentiality; and able to demonstrate strong ethical judgements.
 Excellent communication skills (verbal/written), assessment skills, interpersonal skills, time-management skills, and organizational skills.
 Required to work flexible hours, which will often include evening and occasional weekend work including supporting the 24 hour on call process.
 Demonstrated knowledge in computer software applications i.e. AIS Database, MS Office-Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
 Must be a team player and work with minimal supervision and/or independently.
 Be familiar with and understand First Nation barriers/issues/culture and having the ability to speak Cree/Dene is considered a valuable asset.
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history; copies of credentials; current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license; and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
 
Human Resources Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Phone: (306) 236-5654. Fax: (306) 236-3509
 
For more information, please contact one of the CFS Supervisors @ (306) 236-8240, or visit the MLTC Website @www.mltc.net
 
Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020
 
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.