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  • Part Time
  • Chatham

Website Linck Child, Youth and Family Supports ("Linck")

Linck Child, Youth & Family Supports (“Linck”) in partnership with Chatham-Kent Health Alliance requires a Crisis Counsellor – STAT available to start as soon as possible. This is a casual (Standby) position.

The worker may be required to provide services after hours, weekends, and statutory holidays, 8:00am to 9:00pm.

The incumbent provides onsite access at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Emergency Department (ED) (Ontario Health Network service access Sydenham Emergency Department) to mental health assessment for youth who present with emotional/mental health crisis. The ED STAT Crisis Counsellor worker will provide immediate assessment and stabilization services to these youth/family members.

Qualifications:

• BSW or Honours Degree in Psychology or related discipline;

• registration with an applicable Ontario regulatory college;

• up to three (3) months of clinical experience working in mental health with children, youth and families;

• an understanding of and an ability to implement crisis intervention techniques;

• preference will be given to persons with a strong understanding and extensive experience working with other cultures, heritages and traditions;

• a commitment to developing the highest quality culturally-responsive service possible for the various communities that we serve;

• demonstrated commitment to clients;

• excellent oral and written communication skills;

• strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary setting;

• computer and keyboarding skills, extensive use of word-processing programs;

• the ability to communicate in French is an asset; and

• a valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle.

For Standby Coverage – employee is expected to respond to hospital requests within 60-minutes (ie) available within 60-minutes from the hospital is required

To apply for this job email your details to carly.donais@linck.org

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