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Social Worker, Kingston Family Health Team

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline November 30, 2016

Temporary Contract

This is a term position starting January 2017. The hours of work are 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday.

The Kingston Family Health Team (KFHT) is a multidisciplinary primary health care team providing services to 30,000 patients in Kingston and the surrounding area.  

The KFHT is currently recruiting a temporary 1.0 FTE Social Worker to join our mental health care team.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work
  • Specialization clinical
  • Current Registration in OCSWSSW
  • Minimum 3 years working in a mental health care environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office and Electronic Medical Records

Duties Include:

  • Training and familiarity with several practice models for individuals, couples and families including: cognitive behavioural therapy, solution-focused case work, crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and addictions counselling.
  • Provide therapeutic counselling for clients seeking support for anxiety, depression and stress.
  • Assist clients with navigating community resources
  • Group work
  • Educational seminars
  • Health promotion activities

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2016.