Social Worker – MSW or Master of Counselling Degree

Company Information
The Family Counselling Centre is an established community-based agency providing counselling services to Sarnia and Lambton area since 1955. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, professional Social Worker (MSW) or Master of Counselling Degree with excellent interpersonal skills for a full-time permanent position. The successful applicant will have clinical experience providing strength-based counselling to individuals, couples, and families.
Job Title
Social Worker – MSW or Master of Counselling Degree
Reports To
Clinical Supervisor and Programs Manager
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Hours of Work
35 hours/week
35 hours/week (no weekends)
Temporary Work from Home
Compensation & Benefits

Family Counselling Centre offers a competitive compensation, a flexible schedule, group/individual supervision and the chance to join an experienced team of counsellors. Opportunity to provide both in-person counselling and remote services.

Salary range: $58,000 - $73,000

Position Information
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide short term strength-based counselling to individuals, couples, families, and groups.
  • Evaluate client needs and collaboratively develop goals and strategies to achieve client objectives.
  • Implement effective clinical interventions using a variety of evidence based treatment modalities.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively as part of a highly skilled and professional team.
  • Maintain sound clinical judgement, uphold ethical standards, and remain committed to professional development.
  • Maintain administrative duties and case notes in accordance with Agency and College standards.
  • Participate in formal supervision and monthly clinical team meetings.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications
  • Easily builds therapeutic rapport with clients through the effective use of self in clinical work.
  • Training and experience providing a variety of therapeutic modalities including but not limited to: SFT, CBT, DBT, Narrative, trauma informed, and EFT.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability working in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and prioritization skills as it relates to client care.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to manage a busy and varied caseload.
  • Experience in the EAP industry, working with children, LGBTQ2A community, and indigenous individuals considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with MS Suite,, and Adobe.
Minimum  Qualifications
  • Clinical experience providing short term strength based counselling to individuals, couples, families and groups.
  • Master of Social Work or Master in Counselling Degree from an accredited University.
  • Registration and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service
  • Workers (OSWSSW) or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Next Steps

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

We appreciate all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Family Counselling Centre is committed to being an inclusive and diverse employer. We are able to provide accommodation throughout our recruitment process in a confidential manner and provide this job posting in an alternative format, upon request. Please contact our Human Resources if you require accommodation. We welcome all applications from qualified individuals, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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