The Phoenix Center for Children and Families

Family therapist

Job details

  • Salary, 58,076 to 81,409 annually (to be negotiated) / 35 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment Full time
  • Day, Evening, Flexible Hours, 08:30 to 16:00
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
  • 3 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2516436





  • Bachelor’s degree


3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

  • Family therapy centers
  • Social service or charity agency
  • Social and family service agency



  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients’ adjustment
  • Prepare assessment, progress, follow-up and court reports
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
  • Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals
  • Prepare a treatment plan for each patient
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Observe and analyze patients during treatment sessions
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Implement treatment plans
  • Examine and assess behavior to diagnose behavioral, emotional and cognitive disorders
  • Provide therapy


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Membership in a provincial association of social workers

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Outlook
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Enhanced reliability security clearance
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Large caseload

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Values and ethics


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Wellness program

How to apply

By email


By fax


By mail

130 Pembroke St. W. suite 200Pembroke, ONK8A 5M8

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter