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At WAYS, we are dedicated to our team members and help them to excel and achieve personally and professionally. Check back here regularly or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter to hear about exciting employment opportunities that will allow you to learn and grow with us.

WAYS Mental Health Support recognizes the variety of cultures and ethnic backgrounds represented in the communities that we serve. We support and uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code and The Canadian Multiculturalism Act and endeavor to provide an inclusive place to work and volunteer. WAYS will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate our candidates and employees in the position application process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment or placement process, please contact our Human Resources department at jobs@ways.on.ca.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. Applicants may submit their cover letter of interest and resume to us by email indicating the position(s) of interest.

Clinical Support Worker – Full Time Temporary

Organization: WAYS Mental Health Support

Status: Full-Time (35 hours per week) for 12 month contract

Wage Rate: $29.65 / hour (start)

Anticipated Start Date: To be negotiated

The Clinical Support Worker provides assessment, consultation and counseling to clients and their families utilizing family, individual and group approaches. The position is responsible to provide consultation to agency staff and foster parents, including treatment planning and crisis management on a case by case basis.

This position is ideal for you if:

  • You are someone who enjoys working with a diverse group of people.
  • You have solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have sound knowledge of problem solving skills to develop creative, evolving plans for clients and their families.
  • You can demonstrate skills in conflict and behavior management and resolution.
  • You are someone who demonstrates independent decision making skills.

In the position of Clinical Support Worker you would be responsible for the following:

  • Providing counseling services (individual and group) to clients and their families.
  • Providing case consultation including assisting direct care staff and foster parents to understand and intervene effectively.
  • Participating in the multi-disciplinary approach in the development and implementation of individual treatment.
  • Administering, interpreting and conveying assessments and reports, and integrating findings into the development of treatment plans.
  • Supporting a clinical philosophy that incorporates an Individual and Family Empowerment Model with strengths-based and evidence based clinical practices and promoting the integration of this model into WAYS services.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of Trauma-Informed, Attachment-Based and Harm Reduction approaches and therapeutic interventions.
  • Informing and assisting clients and families to access supportive community services.

The successful candidate will meet the following:

  • Masters of Social Work or equivalent Master’s degree.
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or be  a Registered Psychotherapist or other Regulated Health Professional authorized under the Psychotherapy Act of 2007 to engage in the controlled act of Psychotherapy.
  • Must possess a valid class G or G2 Driver’s License and have access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Current in Red Cross First Aid and CPR, or willingness to obtain this certification.
  • At least two years’ experience providing clinical services in a Children’s Mental Health setting.
  • Ability to provide services in French is an asset.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@ways.on.ca. Please quote the position in the subject line of your email.

WAYS Mental Health Support is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity in its workplace. WAYS encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate candidates with disability related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment process, upon request. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process please contact our Human Resources department at HumanResources@ways.on.ca.

Status: Full-Time (35 hours per week), permanent

Wage Rate: $16.50 / hour (start)

Anticipated Start Date: To be negotiated

As an Accounting Clerk & Administration Assistant/Receptionist you would have the opportunity to work with some truly dedicated staff in a supportive environment that builds on the strengths of every employee.

This position is ideal for you if:

  • You are someone who enjoys working with a diverse group of people.
  • You are highly organized, with incredible accuracy, and a strong attention to detail.
  • You have solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • You can multi task in a fast-paced environment with many interruptions, while meeting deadlines, within a timely manner.
  • You have strong math/accounting skills, a demonstrated ability to identify problems and apply effective problem solving skills.
  • You function as professional recognizing the need for strict confidentiality.

In the position of Accounting Clerk & Administration Assistant/Receptionist you would be responsible for the following:

  • Provide top-notch administrative support to Managers and Supervisors.
  • Accurately handle accounting transactions, in a time sensitive manner, involving processing, data entry and accurate file records.
  • Monitor and track client expense reimbursements to accurately match invoices involving external clients and internal staff.
  • Ensure proper approval and back up documentation meets agency policy for every transaction.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A college diploma in Business or Accounting.
  • Advanced skills in ACCPAC, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Track record of ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines within time constraints.
  • Highly developed organizational ability, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner, ensure you maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to provide service in French would be considered an asset.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@ways.on.ca. Please quote the position in the subject line of your email.

WAYS Mental Health Support is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity in its workplace. WAYS encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate candidates with disability related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment process, upon request. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process please contact our Human Resources department at HumanResources@ways.on.ca.

Student placements

If you are interested in a student placement with WAYS, please contact your academic institution. Your school will contact WAYS and coordinate the opportunity. WAYS regularly provides student placements from Fanshawe College, St. Clair College and Lambton College and, upon request, from other academic institutions such as Western University and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Volunteer placements

At this time, WAYS does not have a volunteer program.

Other ways you can get involved with WAYS is by volunteering with our Board of Directors, Youth Empowerment program or by providing an in-kind service or donation. If you have other ideas of how you can help, please contact us.