Career Opportunity: Clinical Therapist and Social Worker

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Are you a Social Worker (MSW RSW) in Private Practice who is looking to grow and refine your business? Are you resourceful and driven? Passionate about workplace wellness and employee well-being? Are you entrepreneurial and tenacious? Are you a team player?

If so, great! Keep reading.

Our team at Shift Collab is on a mission to make mental wellness simple, relatable, and actionable.

In the stale mental health industry, we have developed a different approach to therapy, workshops, and courses. We prioritize connection, creativity, and being solution-focused in all areas of our work. Our approach attracts ambitious leaders who are striving for excellence — at work, at home, and within themselves.

Since 2016, we have grown from a small therapy practice to a team of over 30 dedicated mental health professionals. We are now proud to be the preferred provider of therapy and mental health education to top companies, insurance groups, campuses, and leaders across Canada.

THE ROLE
We are looking to add a new in-clinic therapist to our roster of skilled, relatable therapists. In particular, we are seeking a Social Worker (MSW RSW) that is a clinical therapist with a current private practice.  We require at least two full days (8-hours per day, inclusive of a 1-hour break) of in-clinic time, and that this be your only downtown Toronto practice location. We are also open to increasing days and availability as your practice grows. Our expectation is that you participate in workshops, professional development opportunities and team meetings all to better your practice and business.

This is an independent contract position that allows for building your own caseload, business acumen, and be part of a larger vision — all while earning a great living along with a great team.

THE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's of Social Work and Registered with the OCSWSSW. Must have active liability insurance in Ontario. Please note that for this role we can not hire RP or other forms of Psychotherapist. MSW RSW need only apply.
  • A good working knowledge of CBT case conceptualization, models, and protocols for treatment of various psychological conditions, such as depression, anxiety disorders (Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic disorder, Agoraphobia, Phobias), Health Anxiety, OCD and OCD-related disorders, Eating Disorders and others, is crucial for this role. Other expertise in evidence-based practice is also a welcome asset, including DBT, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-based approaches (MBSR), Trauma informed practices (EMDR), among others. Couples therapy an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience of marketing your practice, writing blogs,  making videos, and running workshops or groups is an asset.

THE PERKS AND COMPENSATION
We offer a preferential split with an attractive bonus structure depending on session volume. We offer supportive work environment, clinical peer supervision, robust administrative support, a beautiful space, and be part of a larger team. We regularly have team-building events and social outings, and pride ourselves on connection.

TO APPLY
Please submit a resume and a cover letter describing in detail your experience, current Private Practice, and why you want to join Shift. Please also include links to your LinkedIn profile, Psychology Today and a professional social media account of yours.

Please also send us a personable, engaging email to careers@shiftcollab.com along with your resume and cover letter. Get creative. Deadline is August 22, 2018.

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and good luck!