Master Prepared Bilingual Mental Health Counsellor

  • Lower Outaouais Family Health Team
  • Jan 12, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

The Lower Outaouais Family Health Team in Hawkesbury Ontario has a permanent full-time counsellor position available immediately.


  • Knowledge of mental illness diagnoses, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management;
  • Ability to provide individual counseling in person or by phone. Expertise in brief treatment approaches; clinical expertise in empirically validated treatment approaches such as cognitive behavior therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and, emotion-focused therapy;
  • Knowledge of community services pertaining to mental health and addictions;
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation;
  • Knowledge of client-centered philosophy, basic principles and practices of community service delivery and short-term treatment options;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary health team;
  • Ability to administer psychometric tools.



  • Minimum 5 years combined education and experience in the human service field. Experience related to community based mental health preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Educational Counseling required



  • Advanced language skills in both French and English required.
  • Must carry own professional liability insurance and be registered or able to obtain registration with a regulatory body in the province of Ontario.


Salary Range

$70,000 – $74,250

The LOFHT is a HOOPP employer

Job Category

Social Worker


Hawkesbury, ON