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Kingston Family Health Team

Social Worker with Masters



Company Information

The Kingston Family Health Team (KFHT) is a multidisciplinary primary health care team providing services to 30,000 patients in Kingston and the surrounding area. 

Our mission is:

  • To provide patients with the highest quality primary care that is timely, compassionate, comprehensive, and sustainable through an evidence-based, patient-centred approach that is responsive to the changing needs of our community.

  • To foster a safe, enriching and positive working environment which promotes and supports growth.

Our vision is:

  • To become a leader in providing quality primary care.


Job Description

Social Workers with Masters

The KFHT is currently recruiting one 1.0 FTE Social Worker and one 0.5 FTE Social Worker to join our mental health team.



  • Provide direct counseling, therapeutic interventions and education and to individuals, couples and families

  • Conduct comprehensive Social Work assessments

  • Design individualized treatment plans based on presenting concerns

  • Develop and facilitate groups

  • Function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary health care team

  • Liaise and consult with relevant community agencies and service providers



  • MSW

  • Specialization clinical

  • Current Registration in good standing with OCSWSSW



  • Minimum 5 years in full time practice in a mental health setting

  • Training and familiarity with evidence-based practice models/theories such as: cognitive behavioural therapy, brief solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, crisis prevention and intervention, addictions counselling theories and others


    Familiarity and comfort dealing with:

  • Anxiety, depression, stress management, divorce /separation, injury/recovery, job loss

  • Life cycle issues (with a focus on work with adults)

  • Couples and families

  • Group work

  • Health promotion activities


    The Ideal candidate:


  • Works independently within a multidisciplinary health team

  • Has positive and collaborative interactions with social workers, physicians, nurses and other staff

  • Has excellent computer skills and experience working with an Electronic Medical Record

  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Has the skills necessary to expand and strengthen community partnerships

Contact Information

Kingston Family Health Team
Peggy Kelly
Executive Director
613-531-4234 x202
Posting Date: 02-Aug-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $68,993 - $69,613/yr 6 ASAP