Mental Health Clinician-Group Programming Facilitator, 0.7 FTE Permanent

September 26th, 2017 by Susy Snopek

Mental Health Clinician-Group Programming Facilitator

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health-care professionals and support staff to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible. FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health-care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

We are looking for a Mental Health Clinician specifically to deliver Group Programming.  This is a 0.7 FTE permanent position.

This specific clinical role requires group facilitation skills and experience in Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.   You will provide mental health group programming; you have specific experience in group development, facilitation and curriculum development of groups.  You have experience facilitating mindfulness and CBT orientated groups.   You have a degree in a Social Work or Counselling Psychology preferably at the master’s level, you are registered with the appropriate regulatory body and possess at least 5 years of supervised experience in a counselling environment.    You must have the flexibility to work closely and well with colleagues as you co-facilitate, implement and innovate existing and new mental health programming.  In order to improve service  access to our patients, evening groups are a mandatory part of this position.

Must be able to provide a clear police/vulnerable check.

Interested applicants please send your resume and cover letter to: by October 18, 2017

Peterborough Family Health Team is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Peterborough Family Health Team offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

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