Clinical Supervisor Addiction and Mental Health

Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:


As a Clinical Supervisor, you will provide clinical supervision for a discipline, practice area or service sector supporting clinicians to provide excellence in professional practice and enable quality, patient and family-centered care. In this clinical leadership role, you will provide clinical supervision to staff providing addiction and/or mental health services to individuals, families, and groups.

This role involves supervision related to a range of assessment, mental health (psychosocial, and psychological interventions), and other activities. Supervision may be provided to regulated staff, those requiring supervision to meet regulatory requirements for practice, and/or to unregulated staff providing the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention.

This may include observing clinical sessions, reviewing clinical documentation and written reports, conducting team case consultations and offering support, and providing guidance and direction to clinical staff with challenging and urgent cases in a timely manner. In your role, you may work with members of the interdisciplinary team, psychiatrists and community partners in support of effective professional and collaborative practice.

You may contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of mental health treatment services in a hospital setting or community. You may also identify and address gaps in clinical practice as well as facilitate addressing of system level gaps and risk management issues.

You may provide support to leadership in the hiring, orientation and performance evaluation of clinical staff.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work. Active or eligible for full registration (not provisional) with College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) or the Alberta College of Social Work (ACSW).

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing mental health assessment and intervention, including restricted activity of psychosocial intervention.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years of direct clinical experience as a regulated health professional (CAP, ACSW, ACOT).Minimum of 2 years of experience providing clinical supervision, consultation or support to other regulated health professionals.Non-violent crisis intervention.First Aid/BLS.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference given to candidates with flexible availability.