Director of Clinical Services

Chisholm Services for Children


  • • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline (Social Work, Education/Counselling, Psychology, Nursing or Nurse Practitioner – community mental health) with experience working with at-risk children, adolescents and families, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a clinical discipline with a minimum of five years’ experience working with at-risk children, adolescents and families.
  • • Current registration and in good standing with a professional regulatory body (i.e., Nova Scotia College of Social Workers).
  • • Prior experience in Child and Youth Caring Programs for children/youth.
  • • Demonstrated expertise in individual, group and family interventions and well-developed assessment and clinical consultation skills.
  • • Ability to define and evaluate key program metrics relative to service delivery and client outcomes.
  • • Effective communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to participate as a part of a dynamic team.
  • • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and supportive working relations with co-workers and community collaborators.
  • • Demonstrated sound professional judgment and commitment to excellence.
  • • Working knowledge of the Nova Scotia Children and Family Services Act.
  • • Ability to work in a face paced work environment with direct practice with children with histories of complex trauma who may present with coping strategies that may include emotional and physical behaviors that pose risk to self and others.
  • • Additional requirements include a current and clear Criminal Records Check / Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Valid Driver License, and Drivers Abstract.

October 13, 2023

$72,013 – $88,087

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