Bridging the Gap – Clinician and Systems Navigator

Submitted on Thursday, 09/15/2022 - 5:02 pm

Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.

 

About Us:

Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 7,000 young people and families each year.

 

For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website: www.hullservices.ca

The Program:

Bridging the Gap is a community-based program that provides support to 16 to 24 year olds who struggle with mental health concerns and who experience barriers that impact important areas of their life. The individuals we support often feel isolated and may lack the resources to work towards their goals. The services we provide are customized and flexibly delivered based on the needs of the individual. Supports may include education around mental health, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skill training and assistance with accessing and participating in community services.

The Position:

We are looking for a Full Time Clinician. Please note the position in until the end of 2023 with the likelihood of extension.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Clinician will support with overall clinical consultation with the program’s Case Managers, offer targeted mental health systems navigation support to waitlisted and active clients, and provide therapeutic support to a caseload of young people receiving services.

The hours for this position are typically 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Location:
1509 Centre St. SW, Calgary AB, T2G 2E6

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with our Intake Specialist to provide mental health systems navigation to waitlisted and active young adults referred to the program.
  • Provide individual and team consultation regarding clinical themes presenting across caseloads.
  • Actively participate in program team meetings.
  • Provide individualized, therapeutic support to young people referred to our program.
  • Collaborate with external professionals, individuals and groups; ensure effective communication and follow-through on treatment directives.
  • Support with tracking data and information related to program outcomes and systems navigation.
  • Maintain clinical files and relevant reports and documentation.
  • Support with program development initiatives to enhance services provided.
  • Take primary responsibility for continuing professional growth and development.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Master’s Degree from a relevant university program.
  • Registered as Social Worker or Psychologist; eligibility for independent practice with a governing body (e.g., College of Alberta Psychologists, ACSW).
  • High professional and ethical standards, working in accordance with ethical codes adopted by relevant profession and endorsed by the Agency.
  • Training and experience in DBT preferred.
  • Experience using a Natural Supports Framework or lens.
  • Experience working with youth and young adults with mental health challenges.
  • Highly skilled at building therapeutic relationships.
  • Related clinical experience providing counselling and strong knowledge in the field of mental health.
  • Case management skills and ability to work effectively with multi-system and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong clinical assessment and report writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and decision making skills, as well as cross cultural competence.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of personal maturity and responsibility; positive, resourceful, self-motivated, persevering, creative and flexible when dealing with change and ambiguity.
  • A Police Information Check, which includes a vulnerable sector search, is required (or is in process of being completed) prior to employment.
  • A Child Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment.
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license (min. 2 years driving experience with a class 5/GDL class 5 license).

How to Apply:

  • If interested, please direct your email, cover letter and resume to careers@hullservices.ca
  • Please indicate “Your Full Name – BTG Clinician” in the subject line of your email.

 

The deadline for application is Thursday, September 29, 2022.

 

Note: We personally review every application received through careers@hullservices.ca and our team will give your application due consideration. It may take up to two weeks to review all applications. If your qualifications and experience match our requirements we will contact you directly.

 

At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.