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CHILD & FAMILY THERAPIST (12 Month Contract)

Position:     Child and Family Therapist

Location:    Bancroft

Status:         Temporary Full-Time - 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday (12 Month Contract)

Salary:         Undergraduate      $60,396.48 to $72,180.50

                    Graduate                  $63,781.70 to 76,223.49


Children’s Mental Health Services (CMHS) is a publicly funded charitable organization in the City of Belleville, serving Hastings and Prince Edward counties, which provides a spectrum of innovative and evidence-based, mental health services.  We provide Live-In and community-based services including in–home programs to children, youth, and families within the community.  

Bancroft offers the tranquility the Canadian Shield with all the amenities of a modern community.  Bancroft sits at the northern tip of Hastings County and the southern end of Algonquin Park and offers residents access to lakes, forests, parks, golf courses, theatres and museums, cultural and sporting events, recreation trails, well-established municipal services, K-12 and post-secondary education, and modern health care facilities.

CMHS is seeking qualified individuals to join our Brief Therapy and Counselling & Therapy team at our Bancroft office.  This is a temporary full-time role for a period of 12 (twelve) months.

What we Offer

  • Premium payment of fourteen percent (14%) for all hours worked paid in lieu of benefits

  • Flexibility to plan/schedule your day

  • Hybrid work option, once probation has been completed

  • Enhanced clinical training

  • Supported by seasoned clinical managers

  • Challenging work opportunities and variety in your day


Position Summary

As a Child and Family Therapist with our agency, you will be responsible for delivering a range of mental health services that include: assessment, counselling, case management, crisis response, community development, and education activities. You will provide client-centred child and family intervention services to young people and their families, as well as our therapy & support groups.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting assessments and treatment interventions with children, youth, and their families

  • Providing individual, family, and group therapy

  • Working as a team member to ensure that service delivery is responsive to the community and consistent with the Mission and Vision of the Organization

  • Liaising with lateral agencies, participate in and initiating case conferences in situations where it is in the best interest of the client

  • Assisting with the achievement of objectives identified in the service plan of the organization and priorities articulated in the strategic plan

  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy at all times

  • Following clinical best practices and quality standards, based on the organizational policies and procedures

Experience/Skills and other Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology

  • Consideration will be given to candidates with a Bachelor of Social Work with at least two years of work experience in a community-based children’s mental health facility and a commitment to complete a graduate clinical program

  • Registration in good standing with the OCSWSSW or CRPO

  • Previous experience working with children, youth, and parents or guardians

  • Immunization record against COVID-19 (minimum two doses)

  • Knowledge and expertise in the field of community-based mental health services

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to child & family services and children’s mental health services

  • Strong telephone counselling and public relations skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Ability to achieve service goals both independently and collaboratively

  • Must be available to work flexible hours when required to align with client needs


Apply for this opportunity by emailing your resume to Julie Muli, Human Resources Manager, at


Children’s Mental Health Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If contacted regarding this position, please advise Human Resources of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

While we thank all applicants, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.                                              


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