Child & Family Therapist

Department: Family Services
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Meadow Lake

Child & Family Therapist

 Employment Opportunity

 

MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10.   The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy.  As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.
  • This competition is open to all applicants; and
  • Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry.

 

 

The MLTC Child & Family Services Department is seeking a compassionate, dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill the full time, permanent position of Child & Family Therapist. Under the direction of the CFS Senior Director, the Child & Family Therapist is responsible for the assessment and treatment needs of children and youth suffering from mental health diagnosis and various other complex needs. Services will include intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention.

 

This role involves working with a comprehensive team and requires maintaining effective working relationships with children and families, schools, hospitals, physicians, psychiatrists, behavioral interventionists and consultants to coordinate services, cooperation, resolve conflicts, influence outcomes, provide community consultation and training on emotional and behavioral disturbances.

 

MLTC CFS offers competitive wage comparison with an “MLTC Premium” top up on salary. We also offer a comprehensive benefit plan including Dental, Extended Health, Sick Leave and a Pension Plan match.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with five (5) plus years’ experience in counselling may be considered

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counselling

Other:

  • Registration with the appropriate, applicable professional designation will be required.
  • Able to write comprehensive assessments and maintain appropriate clinical/client/administrative records are required.
  • Sound knowledge on counselling practices; able to maintain strict confidentiality; and able to demonstrate strong ethical judgements.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written), assessment skills, interpersonal skills, time-management skills, and organizational skills.
  • Required to work flexible hours, which will often include evening and occasional weekend work including supporting the 24 hours on call process.
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a team member
  • Proficient with computers, i.e., Data management software, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Be familiar with and understand First Nations barriers/issues/culture.
  • Willingness to travel and possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who speak Cree and/or Dene.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check inclusive of the Vulnerable Sector Check), copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) recent professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK  S9X 1T8

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509

 

 

For more information, please contact Onyeka Arinze, Senior Director of Child & Family Services, at (306) 236-8287. Also, visit our website at www.mltc.net.

Deadline:   Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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