As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodation are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Day Treatment, the Mental Health Counsellor works collaboratively with individuals identified as being at risk for or who are experiencing mental health issues and possibly concurrent addiction or substance use problems that affect their functioning in some areas, such as at home, school, and /or in the community. The Mental Health Counselor is responsible for managing the clients’ file and is required to perform screening/intake duties, complete ongoing assessments and referrals, to counsel and to monitor clients’ progress and to work collaboratively with family/caregivers, agencies involved, as well as other multidisciplinary professionals within the organization
• College diploma in Human Services Field• Experience in Working with children and youth in a clinical setting (3 years minimum)• Strong counselling skills in the area of children’s development and children’s mental health• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with community partners• Ability to work independently• Strong written and oral communication skills• Good computer skills • Certified in Non Violent Crisis Intervention• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance• Valid driver's license and access to own transportation • Functional level in English (oral and written) Assets:• Knowledge of community resources
Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991 (16 years and up)