Indigenous or lived experience within Indigenous community/culture
- Provide clinical mental health services to children, adolescents and their families in community, home and/or school settings.
- Provide services that cross all of Compass’ core services which include Family Care Giving Skills, Brief Services, Crisis Services, Counselling/Therapy and Intensive Services.
- Complete client assessments and assess risks of harm to self and/or others.
- Develop and implement treatment plans.
- Honours Bachelor Degree in Indigenous Social Work, social work or psychology or Bachelor of Arts Child and Youth Care or other related human services honours degrees is required.
- Preference will be given to those candidates who in addition to acquiring the minimum academic qualifications possess a Master’s degree in Indigenous Relations, social work or in psychology.
- Must be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, or the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario.
- Experience in providing individual, family and group therapy in addition to behaviour management.
- Experience in working in schools, homes and community settings.
- Experience in the implementation of Evidence Based Treatment practices.
- Minimum two (2) years experience providing children’s mental health services is preferred.
- Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
- Experience working within culturally appropriate service models for Aboriginal people.
- Experience working with Elders, Healer and contemporary helpers.
- Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings.
- Ability and willingness to support both traditional and contemporary healing practices.
- Commitment to providing services in ways that respect Aboriginal cultures and spiritual practices.
- Solid understanding of the political, social and economic issues of Aboriginals.
- Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in both official languages (English and French) is an asset.
- Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin is a definite asset.
- Ability to work flexible hours (days and evenings).
- A valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle is required.
- A satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit and pension packages. We request that all applicants submit their cover letter and résumé quoting job posting number 1660 no later than April 10, 2021, clearly indicating how you meet the qualifications and addressed to Human Resources.
Compass values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If contacted regarding this competition, please advise human resources of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. We wish to thank all applicants; however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.