Behavioural Therapist (TFT 1.0 FTE)

Behavioural Therapy Ottawa, Ottawa

Position Information

Posting Number: ROM23-430E
Title: Behavioural Therapist (TFT 1.0 FTE)
Position Status: Temporary Full-time
Contract End Date: 05/24/2025
FTE: 1.0
Job Schedule: Days
Unit: Flexible Assertive Community Treatment Team for Persons Dually Diagnosed
Department: Community Mental Health
Union: ONA Local 74 (Ottawa)
Site: Community Mental Health - Carlingwood & Satellite Offices
Number of Vacancies: 1

About The Royal

As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education.


  •  Complete behavioral assessments and plan treatment strategies in conjunction with team members
  • Develop, implement and document individual client treatment plans
  • Coordinate and monitor service delivery and assist in the development and delivery of training sessions for clients, staff and community partners
  • Develop and implements, in conjunction with treatment team members, evidence-based treatment plans responsive to client needs
  • Identifies and coordinates provision of service and resources for clients, in collaboration with affiliate and community partners, advocating on client’s behalf to safeguard and ensure their entitlements and rights
  • Conducts regular home visits to clients, requiring extensive driving in the catchment area
  • Provides assessment and crisis intervention services
  • Required to work days, evenings, weekends and provide on call services on a rotational basis
  • Participates in the development and delivery of educational and informational programs for clients, families, service providers, employees and the public
  • Provide necessary activities of daily living support within the framework of the FACTT model based on client need
  • Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.
  • Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Anti-Racism, Harassment & Discrimination Free Workplace Policy.


  • Post graduate diploma or degree from a recognized college or university such as a diploma in Behaviour Analysis or a related field or a related undergraduate degree with emphasis on applied behavior analysis.
  • Diploma in Behavioral Science Technology (3 year advanced) is considered an asset.  
  • Demonstrated experience and sound knowledge in the field of developmental disabilities, mental illness and behavioral analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a professional multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Previous experience in a Dual Diagnosis setting is considered an asset
  • Experience in facilitation of group/individual counselling and experience in staff training/education is considered an asset
  • Experience working in community mental health is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of consultation model
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid class G driver’s license. Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle.
  • English level A- in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading and writing is mandatory.  Bilingual (French/English) is considered an asset.

Salary Range: $35.77 to  $48.78 per hour

Additional Information

  • All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
  • Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
  • The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
  • The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.