Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker (Relief)

Kenora, ON

Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker (Relief)


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Mental Health and Addictions Services – Crisis Response


MHSW1: $29.1607 - $35.8322 hourly

MHSW2: $35.1574 - $43.1665 hourly

Per CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement, classification/salary to be commensurate with education, registration and related experience

Closing Date

Wednesday, March 31, 2021



Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, the Mental Health Therapist/Social Worker is responsible for providing crisis assessment intervention on a rotating on-call schedule for after-hours crisis response services.



  • A Degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology or Social Work is preferred, other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Registration or membership of your applicable college in good standing an asset
  • Knowledgeable of trauma informed care, and working from a client-centered focus
  • Proficiency in conducting mental status assessment & suicide risk assessments
  • Excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to approach situations in a non-judgmental manner
  • Demonstrates ability to function independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Awareness of, and maintains good professional boundaries
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with other community agencies
  • Ability to effectively chart & develop a care plan
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appreciation of First Nations Culture
  • Reliable attendance record in previous/current employment
  • Ability to communicate in Ojibway or Cree is considered an asset


Please apply through the online application process via


We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of  the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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