Full Time Transition House (“Lang House”) Therapist

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Orillia, ON

Wage: $75,000+ commensurate with experience (Level 3)

Reports to: Off-Campus Programs Director

The ideal candidates will possess strong leadership, communication and positive role modeling skills and will possess a work style that embodies creativity and initiative.

Key Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Provide Clinical Leadership with a team of staff and students
  • Ensure the safety, both physical and emotional, of the students
  • Ensure that the therapeutic goals of transition house program in general and the individual therapeutic plans for the students are realized
  • Provide individual and family therapy
  • Develop, document and deliver individual therapeutic treatment plans for students and their families that are consistent with and supportive of the Pine River Institute Clinical Model and the Transition House programs. Adjust these treatment plans over time to ensure they are focused on obtaining the treatment objectives.
  • Provide clinical and developmental supervision to Youth Counsellors (YCs) regarding students’ needs and their therapeutic treatment plans
  • Ensure the appropriate , accurate and timely flow of reports and communication with parents and students
  • Develop and sustain appropriate interpersonal relationships with students, direct reports, peers, supervisors, and community stakeholders to ensure open, constructive, communication critical to the success of the program
  • On-call rotation

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Graduate degree in a relevant therapeutic field
  • Registration with a relevant professional association
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience, with at least 3 years in a residential treatment facility and/or wilderness program is preferred
  • Demonstrated solid ability in providing individual and family therapy
  • Experience in working with adolescents , addictions and mental health issues
  • Familiarity with Relational, Systemic, and Experiential approaches to working with youth and their families
  • Previous experience with treatment planning is essential
  • Demonstrated track record of working effectively with professional , collaborative groups
  • Proven ability to make and sustain excellent interpersonal relationships
  • Strong, flexible and results-driven style
  • Excellent demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Clear certification of Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check is required
  • Understands the benefit and has experience in outdoor therapeutic programming

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Jess Bondy, Human Resources Manager, [email protected]  or by Fax 519-925-9002 or mail to 606060 River Road Mulmur Ontario, L9v0s9.

We thank all candidates who apply. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Pine River Institute ensures that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. If you require an accommodation, please advise in advance of attending an interview.

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