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Client Services Supervisor

Department Simcoe Date Posted 5/2/2019

Position Type Regular Full Time Reference No. 2019-2759

LocationBarrie, Ontario, Canada

Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families.  Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.

Want to help children and youth with complex needs?

Come join our team!

Kinark:  Helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes.

We currently have an opportunity for a:

Client Services Supervisor –Community Mental Health (CMH) Central*

(2 openings) Regular, Full-Time* – 35 hours/week – Barrie will be the Primary office

Job Summary:

As a leader and motivator, your clinical expertise and interpersonal strengths will help ensure the effective operation of our Family Intervention Services.  The Client Services Supervisor – CMH Central is a member of the CMH Central management team.


Reporting to the Clinical Service Manager – Simcoe, the Client Services Supervisor - CMH Central will provide clinical leadership and supervision to Case Managers, Clinical Therapists and Child and Youth Workers in the Barrie and Midland offices.  In addition the Supervisor will be responsible for program planning, effective coordination of services, interagency and community development.


Duties & Responsibilities (are not limited to):

  • Hires, coaches, informs staff evaluation, and ensures appropriate staff training.
  • Provides clinical supervision and oversight to the Clinical team.
  • Liaises with relevant community stakeholders and maintains ongoing contact with community partners.



  • A Master’s Degree in Health and Social Services or Social Work is preferred. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Social Services or Social Work, with extensive and relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Must be registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), the College of Nursing (CNO), the College of Psychology, or the College of Occupational Therapist.  
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience working in a mental health setting, is required.
  • Previous leadership experience will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated expertise in understanding the importance of child/family assessment, family, group and individual therapy interventions, case management, and working with inter-disciplinary teams.
  • Solid understanding of evidence-based practice and experience working with complex children/families.
  • Computer literacy and effective report writing abilities.
  • Enthusiasm, versatility and adaptability.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, engagement and sustainability skills.
  • Travel is required for this position; the successful incumbent must have a valid Ontario driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to obtain automobile insurance which includes driving for business purposes with a minimum liability of one million dollars.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) and Pre-Employment Medical.
  • Candidates Bilingual in English and French will be given special consideration.


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via: 




Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).   If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at  or (905) 474-9595.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Kinark Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.