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Crisis Therapist/Prevention & Outreach Worker- June 2018

At Hope 24/7, we help shape how people see themselves for the better. Transformation, excellence and compassion is our business. We are looking for two (2) Crisis Therapists/Prevention & Outreach Workers. The successful candidates will be seasoned professionals with highly developed clinical and outreach abilities, have uncompromising integrity, a warm heart, and a drive to overachieve.Successful candidates excel in a results-based environment.

Hope 24/7 is an accredited Community Health Provider, operating the Centre of Excellence for clinical intervention and the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. As a trauma centre, we work with all persons 12 years of age and older.

These exciting roles combine intensive clinical trauma interventions with an active role in the community working with highly vulnerable populations. As such, candidates must be highly skilled clinicians as well as have advanced public speaking, communication and engagement skills.Candidates must identify the College of which they are members and provide their registration number in their resumes.

Screening will occur on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Expected hire date is July/August 2018.

What do you need to bring in addition to the skills above?

• Minimum a four (4) year undergraduate degree from a recognized university in a related field (e.g. social work, mental health counselling). A two (2) year graduate degree is preferred.

• Member in good standingwith a regulated professional collegeis required; this includes: College of Social Workers, College of Occupational Therapists, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, College of Psychologists, etc.

• Minimum eight (8) years of post-school work experience, with a strong mix between working with at-risk populations, including youth, and post-graduation experience in conducting clinical assessments and clinical interventions.

• Extensive experience working with trauma and using trauma-informed, harm-reduction practices.

• Extensive experience in engaging diverse communities, both individually and as groups.

• Highly advanced knowledge, skill and experience in advocacy, crisis intervention and conflict resolution.

• Confident and consistent decision-making skills.

• Highly developed organizational and time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.

• Ability to balance competing demands.•Highly advanced interpersonal skills.

• Advanced knowledge of diagnostic criteria set out in the Diagnostics and Statistical Manual (DSM).

No phone calls.

A vulnerable sector screen and continued satisfactory membership in a regulatory college are ongoing requirements of the position.

Psychotherapist Opportunity

At Hope 24/7, we have shape how people see themselves for the better. Transformation, excellence and compassion is our business. We are currently recruiting for an experienced Psychotherapistto join our team. The successfulcandidatewill demonstrate exceptional clinical ability, have uncompromising integrity, a warm heart, and a drive to overachieve.Candidates must excel in a result-based environment.

Hope 24/7 is an accredited Community Health Provider, operating the Centre of Excellence for clinical intervention and the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. As a trauma centre, we work with all persons 12 years of age and older.

Candidates must be regulated health professionals in good standing and have a graduate degree in human sciences.

We will be screeningon a rolling basis until the position isfilled. Target hiring is July/August 2018.

What are we specifically looking for from you?

• Two (2) year Graduate Degree from a recognized university in arelated field (e.g. Social Work, Psychology, Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies, Occupational Therapy, Counselling Psychology).

• Member in good standing with a regulated professional college including but not limited to the College of Social Workers, College of Psychotherapists, College of Psychologists and College of Occupational Therapists.

• Eight (8) years demonstrated clinical experience, post undergraduate attainment, conducting clinical assessments and intervention related to trauma, experience with relationshipand/or sexual violencea strong asset.

• Knowledge of applicable legislation and professional standards.

• Solid understanding of an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework.

• Knowledge of diagnostic criteria set out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).

• Sound knowledge and understanding of crisis intervention, advocacy, substance abuse and mental health issues for persons who have experienced trauma.

• Current and informed knowledge of the needs of diverse groups of clients such as, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ community, survivors of trauma, persons who self-harm, persons with mental health issues, and people with substance abuse challenges.

• Extensive and current knowledge of community resources throughout Peel Region along with demonstrated skills in accessing these resources.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Effective and well-developed interpersonal skills.

•Proficiency in the use of computertechnology, internet and email fundamentals, databases, and working knowledge of Apple software programs including Pages, Numbers and Keynote.

• Experience in program planning, development and evaluation.

• Confident and consistent decision-making skills.

• Resourcefulness and flexibility to meet the needs of Hope 24/7 and the demands of the position.

• Ability to work independently and as a team member to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines.

• Ability to balance demands and priorities and to manage effectively.

• Knowledge of a second language is an asset.

• Think strategically and proactively to address issues resulting in effective solutions.•Use professional judgment within established guidelines.

• Inspire leadership and engagement of staff and community colleagues.

• Accommodate competing demands.

• Articulate and integrate the values of Hope 24/7.

• Monitor service excellence and celebrate exceptional service performed by others.

• Value and honour diversity and the richness it brings to a community.

• Foster trust through open dialogue.

• Identify issues, gather and process relevant information, explore solutions and implement the most appropriate response.

• Demonstrated good judgment to:

o maintain control in difficult and situations;
o handle emergencies, crises and hostile behaviours in a calm manner;
o maintain confidentially and model ethical conduct; and
o maintain a good life/work balance.

Candidates must provide their College registration number in their resume.

No phone calls.

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