Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker (Relief)

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The Lake of the Woods District Hospital is looking for a Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods District Hospital
Application Deadline: February 4th, 2021
Hours of Work: Casual/Relief
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: $35.1574 - $43.1665 hourly Per CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement, and based on related experience

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, the Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for providing crisis assessment intervention on a rotating on-call schedule for after-hours crisis response services.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • A Degree in Clinical or CounselingPsychology or Social Work is preferred, other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledgeable of trauma informed care, and working from a client-centered focus
  • Proficiency in conducting mental status assessment & suicide risk assessments
  • Excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to approach situations in a non-judgmental manner
  • Demonstrates ability to function independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Awareness of, and maintains good professional boundaries
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with other community agencies
  • Ability to effectively chart & develop a care plan
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appreciation of First Nations Culture
  • Reliable attendance record in previous/current employment
  • Ability to communicate in Ojibway or Cree is considered an asset
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the
recruitment and selection process. For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807- 468-9861

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