Available Positions

CAMHS Addiction and Mental Health Therapist

Cornwall Community Hospital

Job Posting Number:
Job Title:
CAMHS Addiction and Mental Health Therapist
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Open Positions:
City, Province, Country:
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted:
September 14, 2023

Available Shifts:
  • Day Shift Monday through Friday – Schedule subject to change

Closing Date:
September 29, 2023
$38.02 – $49.29/Hour

As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing “Patient Safety” and “Our People” as priorities in creating a culture of safety and a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

Emergency preparedness is a critical aspect of CCH operations. It is essential that all staff and physicians receive training and understand their roles and responsibilities in this field.

Summary of responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Addiction Services, the Addiction and Mental Health Therapist (Therapist) will offer counselling and psychotherapy to clients experiencing addiction/ concurrent mental health disorders/complex needs and their family/loved ones, utilizing a variety of clinical methodologies. The Therapist will also conduct consultations with carers and other professionals, including consulting psychiatrists. The Therapist is responsible for managing the clients’ file and developing collaborative care plans along with performing some intake duties, ongoing assessments, psychotherapy, and treatment referral. The Therapist will work closely with the CWMS, MHCT and the Emergency Department in offering care collaboration and quick access to services. The Therapist delivers a range of specialized addiction and mental health one-on-one and group therapy services, and participates in other interventions and requirements of the organization. As well, the Addiction and Mental Health Therapist may be required to do presentations inside and outside the organization.

Requirements of the job

• Four (4) year university degree in social sciences
• Registered with a relevant Ontario College whose members may practice psychotherapy
• Minimum three (3) years working experience delivering a range of psychotherapy interventions with adults, youth and families experiencing addiction and mental health concerns
• Current certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
• In-depth knowledge of the various treatment modalities specific to addiction and mental health treatment such as: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution – Focused Counselling, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, trauma and grief counselling, and 12-Step Programs
• In-depth knowledge of the Ontario Addiction Treatment System and referral pathways
• GAIN-Q3 certified
• Ability to be organized and autonomous, and have good team-work capabilities
• Understanding of the etiological factors that contribute to addictions and mental health
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Good interviewing and group facilitation skills
• Therapeutic group facilitation skills
• Good computer skills
• Valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle
• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
• Functional proficiency in English, and French :oral and written

• Experience in Opioid Treatment Protocol
• Excellent presentation skills and ability to deliver power point educational presentations in the community

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