Forging Forward Counselling ServicesMaster Social Worker

Start Date: 2023-08-14Posting End Date: 2023-12-31Compensation Type: HourlyCompensation Amount: NegotiableHow To Apply: By EmailApply To: jobs.ffcs@gmail.comJob DescriptionMASTER SOCIAL WORKER / PSYCHOTHERAPIST*Approved for Independent PracticeDescriptionForging Forward Counselling Services has been established for 14+ years. Our staff of Registered Social Workers/Social Service Workers and Registered Psychotherapists offer counselling, trauma therapy, parenting support and information, and vocational rehabilitation services. Each counsellor has engaged in a different area of concentration and professional development training. Our counsellors work with adults, children and youth, couples and families with no wait-lists and flexible appointment hours. In addition, we have staff trained as Clinical Traumatologists, Vocational Rehabilitation Professional and Clinical SupervisorForging Forward is currently recruiting for a Master Level Social Worker / Registered Psychotherapist to join our practice. This position is available immediately and is a full-time, permanent position or can be independently contracted*.The candidate must be willing to see clients weekly on a flexible schedule that will include some evenings and some Saturdays. The incumbent must be available to see clients in-person at the physical location as well as through virtual or tele-counselling services.Responsibilities:·  Provide individual, couple and family counselling;·  Provide professional and respectful services in a safe and confidential environment;·  Develop customized counselling plans with personalized goals and measurable outcomes;·  Use approaches that foster self-determination and promote resiliency;·  A willingness to offer phone, video and in-person therapy as appropriate;·  Manage correspondence and documentation using practice-management software (OWL, OnCall Health, etc.) in adherence with the OCSWSSW and FFCS employment guidelines.Qualifications·  Registered Master Social Worker / Psychotherapist with the OCSWSSW or CRPO;·  Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience working directly with clients in a mental health setting·  Experienced in provided counselling related to stress management, mental health support, relationships, trauma, separation, and co-parenting support (unrelated to mediation)·  Experience in working with adults, couples, children, youth and families (training can be provided)·  Trained and skilled in the use of a variety of modalities such as CBT, DBT, SFT, and trauma therapy, etc·  Experience with handling confidential information·  Additional certification and/or designations would be considered an asset·  Ability to provide a negative vulnerable sector record check·  Proof of professional insurance as well as current registration, in good standing, with the regulatory body.·  Skilled in self-employment / activity management·  Able to work as a team in consultation and collaboration with supervisors as well as independently·  The ability to offer services in French would be considered an assetAdditional InformationThe hourly wage for this position is dependent on credentials (qualified and registered applicants) ranging from $40.00+ per hour for up to 35+ hours per week. For independent contracts, please reach out to our office for details*.Regular supervision will be provided by a Master Social Worker with supervision certification in compliance with the OCSWSSW Code of Ethics and CRPO, as part of the employment/contractual benefits.The successful candidate will be required to maintain a full caseload (TBD) to be augmented strategically over a short transition period supported by the lead counsellor.Benefits for employees include: EAP for mental health services, annual continued education (CE) / professional development (PD) bonus, eligibility for extended health care coverage, and flexible work schedule.We welcome diversity at FFCS. Priority will be given to qualified applicants who belong to a priority group (ie: minority groups, women, or persons with a disability).We invite you to visit our website at www.forgingforward.ca for more information about the services we provide.Please submit a cover letter, resume and relevant certification by email using either MS Word or PDF format. All applications will be kept confidential.Contact InformationJocelyn Ranger             | Lisa BowmanClient Care Coordinator | OwnerForging Forward Counselling Services223-224 Pembroke Street West,Pembroke, OntarioPhone: 613-366-2967Email: jobs.ffcs@gmail.com | Forging.forward.counselling@gmail.comWebsite: www.forgingforward.cahttp://www.forgingforward.caJob RequirementsMaster Social Worker or Qualified Psychotherapist with experience providing clinical social worker, Psychotherapy and counselling for children, youth, adults, families and couples. Bilingual is an asset. Must have a clear Criminal Record Check with vulnerability sector. Interested in training as a supervisor to work with other supervisor.