Mental Health Clinicians – 2 Positions Available, Full and Part Time

July 3rd, 2018

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.

Mental Health Clinician

We have 2 positions available:

  1. Full Time Permanent

2. 4 Days a week (30 hours), approximately one-year contract

Drawing on your 3+ years of clinical experience and as part of a interdisciplinary team, you will provide assessment, crisis intervention and stabilization, short term therapy, health education and advocacy on behalf of patients. The ideal candidate also has training and experiencing in facilitating groups and group based process. You hold at least a BSW (MSW preferred), M Ed or M.A. (in counselling) and registration with the appropriate regulatory college. Clinical experience in the community would be an asset. Special interest and experience with Indigenous population is a requirement.  Additional training and/or experience in any of the following areas: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma informed practice and Addictions is considered an asset.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by July 20, 2018, to hr@peterboroughfht.com.

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 hr@peterboroughfht.com

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