Oak Hill Is Hiring Mental Health Therapist – Ranch Edmonton, Alberta

Job Title: Mental Health Therapist
Location: Ranch Edmonton, Alberta
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $75,000.00-$85,000.00 per year

Oak Hill Ranch* is an accredited campus-based treatment facility with a designation in Intensive Treatment. We offer services to youth between the ages of 9-16 years of age who present various behavioral and emotional challenges.

With the support of Children and Family services, family and other healthy support networks, we strive to create a therapeutic environment that assists in the young person’s growth and development.

Oak Hill Ranch is located ½ mile south of the town of Bon Accord (20 min. N of Edmonton).

Schedule* : Primarily your schedule is Monday to Friday, both day shifts and early evenings with the potential of the occasional weekend commitment.

This position is a full-time permanent position with a salary range of $75,000.00-$83,000.00 per year

Key Responsibilities* : *NOTE * This is not a comprehensive list of the job description, but an overall understanding of the position of Clinical Case Worker.

  • Provide high-quality trauma-informed mental health therapy to children, teens and families who experience significant mental health difficulties.
  • Use a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities to facilitate individual, group and family therapy.
  • Provide crisis intervention, assessment, referral, and treatment to meet the needs of children and families.
  • Strong case management functions, including arranging and leading case conferences and liaising with other professionals and community supports involved with the child.
  • Ability to consult with external partners such as case workers, physicians, and educational supports.
  • Contribute to staff knowledge and understanding around best trauma-informed practices.
  • Collaborate and consult with Clinical Director, Clinical Team members, Program Directors, and Care Staff.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child development, children mental health issues, trauma sensitive interventions, and human ecology.
  • Recognizes and respects cultural diversity issues. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct risk assessments and provide treatment planning for youth with complex mental health and behavioral issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member within an interdisciplinary setting.
  • Strong clinical report writing skills.
  • Ability to work proactively, effectively, and independently in a complex, ever evolving environment.

Qualifications and Professional Experience* :

  • Masters Level Clinician registered with a clinical designation. (Preference for a Registered Clinical Social Worker or Certified Canadian Counselor (CCC).
  • Five (5) years recent direct experience working with youth with a variety of mental health concerns, trauma, addictions, etc.
  • Direct experience with individual, group and family counselling.
  • Experience working with families, children and youth from diverse backgrounds and cultural origins.
  • Strong therapy skills & Interviewing Skills (Capacity to deliver a range of therapies).
  • Knowledge of Play Therapy and expressive therapy is an asset.
  • Police Security Clearance, Intervention Record Check and a clean driver’s abstract are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.
  • Effective September 28, 2021, Oak Hill Ranch requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof as a condition of employment * *

Candidates are to submit their resume and cover letter to Amber Mansell, Recruitment and Training Coordinator.

We thank you for your interest in Oak Hill Ranch and will only contact candidates who are selected for interviews.

Benefits :

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule :

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education :

  • Master’s Degree (required)

Work Location : In person

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