Anticipated work week: Tuesday to Saturday
Family Services Ottawa (FSO) is an accredited organization offering a comprehensive range of psychotherapy services to support individual. families and couples. Services are offered within a stepped model of care- ranging from Single Session Walk-in counselling, Violence Against Women, Quick Response, short Term, Structured Psychotherapy, Employee Assistance and clients with Serious and Persistent Mental Health issues.
About the Position
Reporting to the Director of Counselling and as an active member of the management team, the Clinical Manager will be responsible for the clinical supervision and human resource management of counsellors working at Family Services Ottawa. The incumbent will be responsible for regularly scheduled supervision with counsellors, consultation on case specific issues that arise through daily practice, and facilitation of peer consultation groups as required. The Clinical Manager will provide clinical supervision to counselling staff in the General Counselling Program, the Walk-in Counseling Clinic, the Anti- Violence Program and supervision of Intake Services.
The incumbent will be responsible for the day to day issues of services delivery and the maintenance of records. The responsibilities will include monitoring program objectives, and making recommendations to improve functioning. The incumbent will ensure that appropriate review and evaluation processes are in place, and will be responsible for implementation. The responsibilities of the Clinical Manager include assuring that clinical records and program specific requirements are met through the approaches and parameters of the counselling services provided in each program. Staff human resource responsibilities include hiring, performance reviews, vacations etc. The incumbent will be part of the agency after hours on call team (scheduled times).
You have a Master's degree in Social Work, Counselling or a related field You have a Membership in the College of Social Workers, College of Registered Psychotherapist Ontario, or equivalent professional organization and you meet the competency standards for counselling as outlined in the standards of the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy, 2012
You have formal training in clinical supervision with at least five years supervisory experience preferably in a unionized environment along with at least five years’ experience providing direct counselling in a multi-disciplinary setting.
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FSO is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. FSO is committed to ensuring that each individual will have genuine, open and unhindered access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please let us know.