Clinical Support Worker- School Age Services
CASA Fort Road

Position Details: 1.0 FTE, In Scope, Temporary

Dates of Employment: February 2022 to August 2023

Competition Number: 22-002 (please quote when applying)

Closing Date: January 21st, 2022

 

Description

Looking for an exciting clinical position helping children and adolescents with complex mental health issues? Want to work with a multi-disciplinary team including speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, child psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, clinical cocial workers and more? Do you want to have training and support opportunities that will leave you feeling valued and energized in the clinical field with children, adolescents and families? Then we have the position for you!     

 

Reporting to the program manager, the clinical support worker collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team members to ensure success in the area of clinical service delivery by supporting families and their children with a variety of mental health concerns.

 

Duties

  • Participates in case management of assigned children or adolescents and their families

  • Assists with identifying the community support needs of the child and family

  • Supports the child and family to participate in community programs

  • Attend staff planning sessions, case conferences and final client meetings

  • Conduct phone calls on behalf of clinicians (i.e. to schools)

  • Ensure all consent forms are complete and on file prior to a family starting in the program

  • Ensures clinicians are well-informed about developments with individual children and families

  • Create and send letters to all referring parties regarding the acceptance/non-acceptance into programs

  • Assist therapists with a variety of tasks as required, including but not limited to file reviews/audits, assisting with file closure and transfer paperwork, assist coordinator with weekly front door assessments as requested

  • Collaborate with teams to ensure that treatment plans and reports are complete

 

Requirements  

  • Child and Youth Care Diploma, BSW or BA with major in psychology or related field

  • Team player

  • Excellent communication and problems solving skills

  • Knowledge of normal developmental process of children, adolescents and families

  • Good knowledge of community resources

  • 2 years experience with children and adolescents including group work, preferably in community-based mental health

  • Respect for other disciplines and an ability to work collaboratively with diverse interest groups, and

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Previous experience working with children and parents

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle

  • Access to a reliable vehicle, as travel is required

 

Salary

$24.47 - $30.82 per hour, depending on experience

 

Disclaimer

We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.

Submit your application: employment@casaservices.org