Social Worker lll - School Mental Health Clinician (CSAP) - Thérapeute clinique à temps plein École

​Req ID: 128014
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern  Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital  
Department: MHA EZ Schools Plus Initiative
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (50% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: Healthcare UNIFOR
 position
Posting Closing Date: 1-Feb-23


Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

 

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

Here is an opportunity to join your passion for your practice to your sense of adventure! Acadian culture, the sea air and the great outdoors will offer a variety of rewarding experiences. The social worker will report to the Manager of Child and Adolescent Mental Health & Addiction Services, however will have shared responsibilities with both the NSHA & the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP).  The social worker will provide school mental health services directly in the school environment within the designated Schools Plus schools (NDA, Cheticamp, and Etoile de L’Acadie, Sydney). The school mental health clinician is a team player and works flexibly to best meet the needs of clients and the service. The school mental health clinician is able to create and provide evidence-based educational presentations to clients, families, other agencies, and fellow staff members on topics relating to mental health and concurrent disorders.  Grand rounds presentations are required as part of this job. Flexibility in hours of work may be required depending on patient care. 

Schools Plus is a collaborative model that is comprehensive and student focused. Partners work together to educate and provide service to the child and their family, with the school as the center of the service. The service will focus on early identification and intervention of mental health disorders for children and adolescent within the school population. The school mental health clinician will act as a liaison between the client, school, and mental health services.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Maîtrise en travail social avec spécialisation en santé mentale clinique ou en traitement des dépendances pour les enfants, les adolescents et des familles.
  • Admissibilité à l'inscription auprès de l'Association des travailleurs sociaux de la Nouvelle-Écosse.
  • Au moins deux (2) ans d'expérience dans un environnement de santé mentale pour patients hospitalisés et patients externes à offrir une évaluation indépendante et à assurer le traitement des troubles de santé mentale chez les enfants, les adolescents et leurs familles, y compris les troubles concomitants (consommation abusive de drogues, dépendance et maladie mentale).
  • Expertise confirmée en matière des principes de gestion du comportement, de thérapie comportementale et cognitive, de thérapie de groupe pour les enfants et les adolescents, et de modèles de thérapie brève.
  • Connaissance du DMS-V et capacité de l'utiliser pour évaluer et diagnostiquer les troubles courants de santé mentale chez les enfants (p. ex. anxiété, dépression, troubles de comportement) et capacité de déceler des troubles plus graves (p. ex. psychose, trouble bipolaire) et de faire les renvois appropriés.
  • Expérience en matière d'intervention en cas de crise et d'évaluation des risques.
  • Compétences manifestes en leadership en matière de collaboration et de coopération dans le cadre d'une équipe multidisciplinaire, dans un environnement et selon un horaire de travail flexible.
  • Capacité exemplaire de coordonner l'établissement de liens avec d'autres organismes, au besoin, par exemple : justice, éducation, services sociaux, organismes communautaires.
  • Connaissances approfondies des ressources communautaires.
  • Formation et expérience, exécution d'évaluations de la santé mentale et mise en place de plans de traitements basés sur les faits pour les enfants et les adolescents.
  • Connaissances et expérience confirmées dans l'évaluation psychologique des compétences sociales, affectives, scolaires, intellectuelles et en traitement de l'information des élèves pour faire l'évaluation des élèves et poser les diagnostics nécessaires, le tout afin de mieux comprendre les élèves et d'aider à préparer des programmes appropriés qui améliorent l'apprentissage et les résultats sociaux.
  • Capacité confirmée à préparer des rapports écrits et complets d'évaluation psychoéducative d'élèves, y compris les diagnostics, les techniques d'enseignement suggérées, les modifications à apporter et les autres stratégies utiles et pertinentes aux besoins d'un élève en particulier.
  • Connaissance de la planification de l'enseignement et des programmes d'études.
  • Connaissance et expérience en matière de consultation auprès des enseignants, des administrateurs et des parents sur le développement intellectuel, scolaire, social et affectif des élèves.
  • Excellentes compétences en présentation orale et écrite, en français et en anglais.
  • Capacité de travailler de façon autonome et flexible conformément aux politiques et aux normes des services de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances de la Régie et du CSAP.
  • Permis de conduire valide et accès à un moyen de transport fiable.
  • Les personnes choisies doivent accepter de fournir une vérification du casier judiciaire (y compris une vérification de l'aptitude à travailler auprès de personnes vulnérables) avant de débuter leur emploi et doivent accepter de payer tous les frais associés.

 

Hours

  • Permanent Part Time (50%) position; 37.5 Hours bi weekly 

Compensation and Incentives

$36.59 - $48.09 Hurly

 

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits oackage which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. (Permanent Long Assignments Only)

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program.  If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000.  For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives 

 

​This is a Healthcare  bargaining unit - UNIFOR  position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

 

​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 

 

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

 

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