Alberta College of Social Workers

Therapist I or II

Red Deer   |      April 10, 2018 12:00

Category:     MSW
Closing Date:     07/02/2018
Employer:     Vantage Community Services
Title:     Therapist I or II
Address:      4920 54th Street
City:     Red Deer
Date Posted:     04/10/2018
Salary:     $58,771 to $81,355

Based in central Alberta, Vantage Community Services assists youth, adults, and families by providing counselling, group care for youth, life skills training, and mental health services. We have a skilled, multidisciplinary team that helps clients find creative solutions to get their lives back on track. We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to fill the following position.

THERAPIST I or II (Full Time)
The Therapist is responsible for the provision of quality clinical services to the clientele and programs of Vantage Community Services.
Qualifications:     Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Family Nursing, Child and Youth Care, or a related field. Is registered by and/or seeking registration/certification in the appropriate professional association. Must have current Standard First Aid/Level C CPR, PIC, CYIM and Driver’s Abstract.
Description:     Duties and Responsibilities:
 Provides direct treatment services to a caseload of young people and families in the form of family, individual and group psychotherapy.
 Performs assessments of young people/families as assigned. Provides a written report of the assessment following Quality Improvement guidelines.
 Maintains written records of ongoing clinical work following Quality Improvement guidelines.
 Provides clinical consultation to Vantage programs, as assigned.
 Provides staff training, as requested.
 Provides clinical training to community professionals, as requested.
 Provides training to practicum students and other trainees, as requested.
 Actively communicates with community resources regarding Vantage clientele and programs.   
 Performs as a member of an inter-disciplinary team.
 Participates in research and other specialized projects, as assigned.
 Participates in his/her own professional development.
 Participates actively in clinical supervision and has a supervisory relationship with the Manager of Clinical Services.
Please forward your resume to:     Applicants are sincerely thanked in advance for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Competition closes when position is filled.
Resumes can be emailed to, faxed to (403) 346-3225, or forwarded to:
Human Resources
Vantage Community Services
4920 54 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 2G8