Program Consultant, Regional Implementation Coach
Northeastern Ontario, Sudbury
Provincial System Support Program
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Provincial System Support Program is currently seeking a Regional Implementation Coach to work in the North East Region. The Coach will work as part of a Regional implementation team for the Systems Improvement through Service Collaboratives initiative with the goal to support local systems to improve coordination and enhance access to mental health and addiction services for children and youth. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills with respect to system change management processes including effective implementation of evidence-based practice interventions and quality improvement approaches. The candidate will liaise with the regional implementation groups as well as other organizations, institutions within the Service Collaborative. The candidate will be able to manage multiple aspects of the work simultaneously and can work independently as well as with a diverse team (internal and external to CAMH). You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. You will have an understanding of the social determinants of health and understand the principles of health equity including knowledge about culturally appropriate engagement and research/ evaluation methodologies specifically as they relate to values, ethics and protocols in Aboriginal and First Nation communities. This position is located at CAMH’s Sudbury location and requires travels within Northeastern Ontario as well as occasional travel to Toronto.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, and working closely with the Regional Implementation Team members, the Implementation Coach will play a key role in supporting multi-sector participants in improving access and service coordination within mental health and/or addiction systems via Implementation Science and Quality Improvement methodology. In this role, you will provide coaching leadership to system partners throughout the process of the implementation of an evidence-based best practice intervention.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in health discipline and/or expertise in system change management and adult education with a minimum of three (3) years related experience in mental health and/or addiction service delivery. Familiarity with partners in the mental health and addictions systems is an asset, as is having a good understanding of the Implementation Science model and Quality Improvement methods and initiatives. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in assisting teams with system change initiatives through facilitation, problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution. Strong interpersonal, communication (oral/written), and organizational skills are required as is expertise in the fundamentals of coaching e.g. observing, listening, questioning, providing feed-back and problem-solving. The successful candidate will possess the ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. The incumbent will also have the ability to work effectively in a wide-range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Established relationships and demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with Aboriginal and Francophone communities are essential. Bilingual (French/English) fluency oral and written is preferred. A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.
Please Note: This full-time, contract position until March 2016 with possibility for extension is NOT part of any bargaining union.
Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefits package.
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women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health and
substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
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