Mental Health Clinicians/Social Workers Needed

Mental Health Clinicians/Social Workers Needed

In the vibrant city of Hamilton, the Lynwood Charlton Centre (LCC) stands as a beacon of hope offering innovative and evidence based mental health services to children, youth, families and the community.

As a publicly funded charitable organization, LCC is committed to making a positive impact on mental health providing congregate care, day treatment and community based services.

Currently seeking dedicated professionals, the Centre invites applications for the position of Full-Time Mental Health Clinicians/Social Workers to join their dynamic team.

Role Overview

Under the guidance of the program manager, Mental Health Clinicians/Social Workers at LCC will play a crucial role in assuming direct clinical responsibility for assigned cases.

This includes case coordination, consultation and delivering direct services to children, youth and families.

Additionally, clinicians will contribute to program development and evaluation, establish effective linkages with community service providers and act as a resource and support for clinical teams.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary: $30.79 per hour
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Dental care, Extended health care, Vision care
  • Paid time off and Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program for personal and professional support
  • Onsite parking, casual dress and a collaborative team environment

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Provide direct counseling services to children, youth and families in their home, school, and community settings.

Utilize assessments to offer recommendations and education on treatment modalities to youth, families, staff and community collaterals.

Maintain clinical records, assessments, and reports according to agency and program policies.

Facilitate group work for children, youth and families when necessary.

Provide clinical consultation to community schools and other programs involving clients.

Liaise and support referrals with community agencies on behalf of the child/youth and family.

Participate in intake/screening and ongoing case planning for children/youth referred to various programs.

Collaborate and engage in peer support with the Complex Needs Occupational Therapist.

Contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Intensive Mental Health School based Services program.

Participate in team meetings and contribute to effective team development and processes.

Attend all mandatory agency training and in-service processes.

Assume responsibility for professional development, staying abreast of new techniques, community resources and acquiring new skills.

Facilitate training sessions for staff in collaboration with the clinical director and program managers.

Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Several years of progressive experience working with families and children/youth in a treatment/counseling setting.
  • Experience developing intervention plans in a school setting and collaborating with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of child and youth mental health and evidence informed treatment interventions.

Education and Training Qualifications

  • M.S.W./B.S.W. or equivalent with several years of related clinical experience.
  • Registration in good standing with CCPA, Ontario College of OCSWSSW, or CRPO.
  • Minimum G2 driver’s license.
  • Certification in CHYMHs assessment or certification obtained within 3 months of hire.
  • SMG’s Crisis Intervention Training.

Joining Lynwood Charlton Centre as a Mental Health Clinician/Social Worker is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children, youth and families.

With a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a supportive work environment, this role provides a platform for professional growth and development.

If you have progressive experience and a passion for mental health, consider contributing to the impactful work at LCC and become part of a team dedicated to nurturing minds and transforming lives.

Apply today and embark on a rewarding career journey at Lynwood Charlton Centre.

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