Company Name:
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree
Street:
1538 25 AVE NE
City:
Calgary
State:
Alberta
ID
8780
376

Clinician

Clinician

Manhattan Place 

McMan Calgary & Area

Part  time (12- 15 hours per month)

(Internal/External)

We are seeking a Clinician to work within our Manhattan Place program.  Manhattan place is a community group home that provides support to youth with complex needs.  This position is best suited for a clinician who wants to create positive change in the lives of young people through flexible, non-traditional clinical support. The ideal candidate will embrace new and innovative ways of engaging youth and support the staff team with clinical consultation. This position requires a strong understanding of harm reduction, trauma, grief and loss and child/adolescent development. As this position serves multiple systems of care, the ideal candidate will have knowledge and skill in working with large diverse systems.

 

Some of the key aspects of this role include:

  • Providing clinical support through direct and indirect modes of practices including individual therapy, group therapy and staff consultation.
  • Implementing clinical supports under the umbrella of harm reduction, grief and loss and child/adolescent development.
  • Participating in program team meetings
  • Providing clinical consultation/training to staff, practicum students, community professionals and other trainees, as requested.
  • Actively communicating with community resources regarding McMan youth and programs.
  • Working collaboratively as a member of team and with other resources and professionals in the community.
  • Following up with staff regarding youth progress and implementation of strategies/interventions

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling, or Social Work. Registration with appropriate College.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of community resources.
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team and experience working with multi-system and interdisciplinary teams
  • Possess strong oral and written communication, time management and decision-making skills
  • Experience in a community group care setting is an asset
  • Have direct experience working with youth from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Have experience working with at risk youth with complex needs (domestic violence, mental health, addictions and Child and Family Services status)
  • Have excellent interpersonal, supportive counselling and relationship building skills
  • Have a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance
  • Have current (within 6 months) Child Intervention check and Police/ Vulnerable Sector check
  • Have a flexible schedule and the ability to work some evenings and weekends

McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area is a responsive and innovative organization making a difference in the lives of more than 2500 vulnerable children, youth and families annually.

We support children, youth and families with complex needs that can include mental health issues, addictions, homelessness, poverty and disability by providing them with the services and supports they need to thrive. As a fundamental practice across all McMan services, we work with individuals to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support - lifelong connections that can help people sustain and build on, their strengths ad new skills.

If you feel you have the skills, background and the desire to work in an extremely rewarding and challenging environment, apply now. If you’re looking to make a difference, make it with McMan. 

In your covering letter please state hourly wage expectation.

Hours per month:            12 – 15 hours

Closing Date:                    Until successful candidate is found           

Submit To:                        Email: [email protected]                           

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.