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Therapist, Mental Health and Addictions, Traumatic Stress Injury & Concurrent Program

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Therapist, Mental Health and Addictions, Traumatic Stress Injury & Concurrent Program
Job Type:
Temp F/T
City, Province, Country:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
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Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary

As a Therapist, Mental Health & Addiction in our Traumatic Stress Injury & Concurrent Program, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

What you'll be doing

• Assume a therapeutic role in the motivation, counselling, supervision and instruction of patients in treatment interventions
• Facilitate and co-facilitate psycho-educational, experiential and process groups
• Provide the opportunity for skills development in a safe context to experience new behaviours
• Document treatment and ongoing progress on patient, according to discipline, program and Hospital standards
• Support individual skills development to promote integration
• Provide client-centered treatment and recovery-oriented support to clients
• In collaboration with the client and other stakeholders, develop individualized client treatment and recovery plans

What we're looking for

• Regulated Health Professional with current membership/registration with professional discipline by college – Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Social Work, Addictions Counsellor; eg. College of Registered Psychotherapists
• Experience with, and knowledge of, the following:
o trauma and addictions populations
o working within multiple frameworks and theoretical models of practice
program development and delivery, working with individuals with complex mental health issues
o mindfulness and wellness training
• Knowledge of program population complexities and relevant legislation
• Assessment of group dynamics and facilitation skills for group therapy
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Excellent presentation and organizational skills
• Ability to work collaboratively with customers, families and community agencies within an integrated trans-disciplinary approach
• Skill and competencies to quickly establish supportive, trusting relationships
Familiarity with, and preferably training in, third wave therapies such as CBT, DBT, prolonged exposure and CPT
• Ability to work successfully both independently and within an interdisciplinary team environment
Excellent assessment and communication skills
• CPR Certification is required
• Knowledge of Mental Health Act, PHIPA, Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, Health Care Consent Act
• Proficient with Microsoft Office

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

What Our Team Has To Say

I work in a team-oriented atmosphere. Its the type of environment that makes you enjoy coming to work every day.

- Allison,Return to Work Services

Every day I feel well supported and I know that my work is appreciated at every level of the organization.

- Tamaura,Homewood Health Centre

Its gratifying to know that the services we provide through this vital work truly make a difference.

- Gabor,Stay at Work Services