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New Job Mental Health Therapist 2.0 Fte - Indefinite Term Position In Manitoba

Mental Health Therapist 2.0 FTE - Indefinite Term Position
Mental Health Therapist 2.0 FTE - Indefinite Term Position

Mental Health Therapist 2.0 FTE - Indefinite Term Position

Company : Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

SERDC Health is accredited by the Canadian Accreditation Council to provide exceptional 2nd level services to eight or more First Nations communities in Manitoba. We are community driven and seeking motivated individuals who are willing to learn and make a difference in First Nations health.
Under the direction and supervision of the Mental Wellness Program Manager, the Mental Health Therapist will carry out the duties and activities in partnership with the Mental Wellness Team and the SERDC Children and Youth Programs. The Mental Health Therapist is a clinical integrated practice that collaborates with both Mental Wellness and Clinical Team in individual case planning with advocacy for services.


  • Provide personal, family and community assessments and Mental Health therapeutic services to clients of the eight communities of Southeast Resource Development Council Health Services, who have been impacted by historical trauma, as well as any current trauma or crisis.
  • Advocate or make referrals for those in need of specific services for short and/or long-term interventions.
  • Provide Therapeutic Intervention Model of practice for counselling with culturally sensitive approaches: Trauma Informed Practice; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Problem Solving Therapy; Solution Focus Therapy; Integrated Narrative Therapy Approach; Group and Family Therapy sessions.
  • Provide Clinical Services to address the following: Family/Domestic Violence; Addictions; Suicide; PTSD; Grief and Loss and Developmental Delays.
  • Provisions of documentation and reporting to Client areas follows: Reports to Mental Health Program Manager and Jordan’s Principal Coordinator for both referrals and outcomes; Maintain client files; Maintain Confidentiality; Monthly Reports with statistical data of records keeping; Tracking Sheets; Weekly Itinerary Schedules to Administration and Program Manager and Emergency Response Reports.
  • Individual Assessments with recommendations for both Wellness and Jordan Principal programs, Medical Receiving center and AIA site.
  • Capable to advocate on behalf of clients and is comfortable with the self-help role.


  • Master’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work (clinical specialization)including education in mental health assessment, Social Science, Human Services or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working with First Nation families and communities and presenting issues.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and advanced level of practice in clinical assessment and treatment models including individual, couple, family and group therapy interventions.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve complex situations and manage sensitive issues.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skill in arrange of intervention modalities.
  • Nonviolent Crisis intervention skills.
  • Skilled at working with people with co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Valid Mental Health First Aid Certificate.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate.
  • Experienced in case management and the development of integrated care plans.
  • High level of organizational, administrative, and facilitative skills.
  • Capable to lift at least 50lbs.
  • A valid Manitoba Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle with adequate insurance coverage is required.
  • Capable to travel via various modes of transportation(air, land, etc.)with occasional overnight stays in SERDC communities.
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills preferred.
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention certification.
  • Life Skills Coaching Training will be an asset.
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language is an asset.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary.
  • A full and unique benefit plan.
  • An opportunity to become part of a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, inclusive, respectful, and high-performing team.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must produce a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search).
  • Must produce a satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Must produce a satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check.

SERDC recognizes the importance of building an exemplary service delivery organization that is equal, inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. Preference will be given to qualified SERDC or First Nation members who voluntarily self-declare in their application.
***Reasonable accommodation is available upon applicant request.

Deadline for application: Position Open until filled