Mental Health Clinician – 0.9 FTE (33.75 hours/week)

February 16th, 2021

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centered 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 seeking a mental health clinician for a 0.9 Full Time Equivalent (33.75 hours per week). This is a maternity leave contract with an anticipated end date of July 2022.


Working with patients in a health care setting, you will provide:

  • psychotherapy and psychosocial interventions
  • health education
  • crisis intervention
  • patients navigation and advocacy on behalf of patients


  • 3+ years clinical experience in the community
  • Bachelor of Social Work is an asset (Master of Social Work is preferred)
  • OCSWSSW registration or M.ED/MA in Counselling Psychology
  • CRPO registration
  • Experience leading groups is an asset
  • Addition training/experience also considered an asset:
    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
    • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
    • Trauma Informed Approach
  • Comfort level and experience working with issues across a broad spectrum

Other degrees will be considered; however, you must belong to a related professional college.

Interested candidates can email their resume and cover letter to by the application deadline.

  • Application deadline: 2021-03-05
  • Contract length: 14 months
  • Part-time hours: 33.75 per week
  • Application deadline: 2021-03-10
  • Expected start date: 2021-05-03
  • Job Types: Part-time, Contract
  • Salary: $71,233.00-$77,844.00 per year

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.

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