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Mental Health Clinician

Requisition ID: 37570 

Position Number: 20029385

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

Department / Unit: Jordans Principle 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MGEU-158

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Indefinite Term

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.5 hours

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $37.436, $38.825, $40.341, $41.896, $43.521, $44.802

 

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

The Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre embraces the goal of Jordan’s Principle to ensure that all children and youth have access to the health services they need in a timely manner. This Mental Health Clinician position will focus on providing telehealth and in person mental health service to First Nations communities to support this initiative.

 

This position is based in Winnipeg with some travel to First Nations communities throughout Manitoba.

 

The Mental Health Clinician will build collegial relationships with service providers in the communities that will support capacity building in the area of child and adolescent mental health with a focus on completing assessments, developing/implementing treatment plans, and providing follow-up support for those individuals returning to their community.

 

The Mental Health Clinician will work in collaboration with psychiatrists, primary care physicians, nursing station staff, community service providers, clients and their families.

Experience
  • Experience working with a variety of First Nations communities; their culture and healing practices.
  • Experience developing and delivering mental health education is considered an asset.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Qualified as a Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker (MSW) or Family Therapist (MMFT).
Certification/Licensure/Registration
  • Staff not licensed/registered with a legislated professional body must be registered/certified with an appropriate Association.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Training and demonstrated skill in several of the following areas: clinical assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, play therapy and systems intervention
  • Core knowledge of child and adolescent development and mental health issues in childhood and adolescence
  • An appreciation and understanding of the impact that colonization has had on First Nations communities in Manitoba
  • Skilled in building collaborative working partnerships with a variety of service providers, Jordan’s Principle service coordinators/case managers, clients and families.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit candidates are encouraged to apply.


MATC is committed to providing an accessible workplace. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

 

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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