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1.0FTE Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

35 Hours/Week


St. Clair Child & Youth Services is currently seeking a Clinical Social Worker/Therapist to provide supports to youth ages 12 to 17 who are involved in the court system and have mental health needs. The Clinical Social Worker/Therapist in this position acts as a system navigator for youth who are in conflict with the law and/or navigating the youth justice system. The Clinical Social Worker/Therapist ensures access to appropriate community mental health and youth justice resources, as well as monitoring youth who are approved for Mental Health Diversion.


• A current member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and/or the College of   Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Mental Health or other related health field.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Psychotherapist / MSW / Therapist.


1. Excellent written and oral communication skills with clients, parents, and professional staff as evidenced by:
i. concisely written clinical reports
ii. detailed treatment programs, and
iii. effective verbal presentations to the relevant community, peer group and service consumers.
2. The ability to provide therapeutic interventions with individuals, groups, and family systems.
3. Knowledge of a wide range of therapeutic treatment options as well as the skill and ability to provide such treatment to people of all ages with mental health issues.
4. Competency in gathering information from diverse sources and making useful application to intervention efforts.
5. Ongoing commitment to professional growth and development.
6. Contributes to the culture, professionalism, and identity of the agency in a positive manner.
7. The ability to be responsive to identified needs, gaps in service and add innovative
thinking to the delivery of children and youth mental health services.
8. Working knowledge of the different referral agencies/services available within the
SCCYS catchment area.
9. Adherence to a professional code of ethics.
10. Working knowledge of the legislation governing the practice of mental health

POSTING DATE: October 9th, 2020

POSTING END DATE: October 18th, 2020

LOCATION: 129 Kendall Street, Point Edward, ON, N7V 4G6

SALARY: $59,150.00-$70,233.80 per annum.

START DATE: November 16th, 2020


Interested applicants are asked to apply to Human Resources via email: wrayall [at] stclairchild [dot] ca by 5pm on the posting end date.


St. Clair Child & Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, the hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at (519) 337-3701 x305 or wrayall [at] stclairchild [dot] ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that is considerate of your accessibility needs.

Please note that as a result of COVID-19 safety precautions our Walk-In Clinics and County Mental Health Clinics are on hold however, our services remain OPEN.  To schedule an appointment or find out more, please contact our Intake Dept. at (519) 337-3701.