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Competition Number: 903.00.00
Casual MCT Clinician - Mobile Crisis Team - Youth Crisis Stabilization System
Youth Crisis Stabilization System, Winnipeg, MB

Macdonald Youth Services requires a Casual Clinician for the Mobile Crisis Team to work collaboratively with all components of the Youth Crisis Stabilization System program by providing service to youth in crisis. As part of a front-line, 24-hour crisis response team, this individual will assist in delivering crisis services to families or caregivers who require contact with the Mobile Crisis Team.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The Clinician is expected to take a leading role in the development of treatment planning and crisis intervention to families in crisis; conduct mental status exams and safety assessments; asses the need for internal and external services as appropriate; internal and external communication, and, consultation regarding specific therapeutic issues; documentation for internal and external agency requirements.

 

Essential Requirements:
  • Undergraduate Degree in Human Services , plus a minimum of four (4) years work experience in a supervised clinical setting;

  • Advanced Certificate in Children’s Mental Health would be an asset;

  • Eligibility for membership or member in good standing of relevant professional association or licensing body

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a clinical setting under clinical supervision with children and adolescents and their families

  • Ability to administer mental status exam, working knowledge of diagnostic categories, and suicide/risk assessment skills required

  • Good written/verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Current First Aid/CPR certification is mandatory

  • Non-violent crisis intervention (NVCI), Suicide Intervention training and Child Development or commitment of certification as per MYS policy

  • Valid drivers license (class 5) and clear drivers abstract.

 

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience dealing with crisis and children’s mental health issues would be considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of aboriginal culture and language would be an asset.

 

Please forward a covering letter, resume, quoting the competition number to: :
  • Human Resources
    Macdonald Youth Services
    175 Mayfair Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3L 0A1
    Fax: (204) 284-4431

    Email: careers@mys.mb.ca
Closing Date:
  • Ongoing

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MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. The successful candidate(s) will be required to undergo Criminal Reference, and Abuse Registry checks prior to starting employment. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To find out more about our programs and Macdonald Youth Services in general, click here.

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