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The Family Centre

Mar 20, 2020

Clinical Supervisor for Interns
Competition # 1422
The Family Centre has a strong reputation for providing quality services basing
our work on research and evidence based practices. We pride ourselves on
providing leading edge training and strong, reflective supervision. Our intention
is to create a healthy organization that is intelligent in its response to community
issues and intentional about our respectful treatment of each other. We have a
strong focus on Trauma Informed Care for the communities we support, as well
as our staff teams. The Family Centre strives to hire a diverse team of employees,
reflecting the diverse communities we support.


MISSION:
The Family Centre exists to support families and children to help them flourish
and to help people engage with one another in order to promote healthy, safe,
and economically viable communities.


VISION:
Healthy families in healthy communities


THE ROLE:
A Clinical Supervisor is involved in the recruiting, training and supervising of the
Intern Therapist and therapy team. The Clinical Supervisor is a member of
Leadership, a team of managers and supervisors from all different service areas
of The Family Centre that meets monthly. The Clinical Supervisor reports to the
Manager of Therapy and Counselling Services.


QUALIFICATIONS:
 Minimum Master’s degree in counselling or related field.
 Registered psychologist
 Minimum of five years counselling experience with individuals, couples
and families, with demonstrated competence in delivering service.
 Supervisory training- experience is an asset.
 Police Security Clearance and Child and Youth Information Systems Check
(must be no more than 6 months old at start of employment and renewed
every 3 years)


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Recruits, orients and trains new Intern Therapist in consultation with the
Manager of Therapy and Counselling.
 Maintains a small clinical caseload and a familiarity with a wide variety of
evidenced-based therapeutic modalities is an asset.
 Ability to respond to clinical/client emergencies and review critical
incident reports.
 Provides a one hour per month of formal supervision to staff therapists.
Focus is on clinical consult, caseload review as well as an audit of clinical
files with emphasis on Quality Assurance Standards.
 Supervisor keeps a log of the supervisions for each Therapist and the
applicable notes from the supervision.
 In collaboration with other Clinical Supervisors plans and coordinates the
monthly staff meetings.
 Assists in the development and adherence to policies and procedures in
accordance with accreditation standards.
 Performs yearly performance evaluations for therapists.
 Provides agency representation on community interest groups as needed.
 Responds to customer/client concerns – this applies to both TFC clients
and with community partnerships (i.e., with principals and community
partnerships) – This is done in close consult and partnership with the
Manager of Therapy and Counselling.
 Support the Manager of Counselling and Therapy in reviewing third party
requests for information.
 Supports the Manager in the process of program development and
evaluation. In this regards the supervisor meets weekly with the Manager
for one hour to discuss case load and program needs and meets 2 times
per month for supervision with the manager of Therapy and Counselling.
 Builds and maintains a strong and effective work team.
 Encouraging ongoing professional development and self-care strategies for
therapists.


COMPENSATION:
A comprehensive compensation package including Manulife benefit plan and
RRSP matching


From $$75,109 - $ 89,457 Annually
CLOSING DATE: Until filled


PLEASE REFERENCE COMPETITION # WHEN APPLYING TO:
Edna Wakene, PhD
Clinical Manager, Therapy & Counselling
edna.wakene@familycentre.org
The Family Centre thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates
selected for an interview will be contacted. The Family Centre is an equal
opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment
and selection processes, as well as work environment. We will be happy to work
with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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