At Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees, volunteers, students and clients, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, creed (religion), national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability or any protected ground under the Human Rights Code, feel valued and respected. We are committed to a non-discriminatory and unbiased approach to inclusion including practice, environment and communication channels. We respect and value diverse life experiences and cultures and work to ensure that all voices are valued and heard.
Reporting to the Manager of Integrated Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions:
- Providing client needs identification through ongoing assessment and client directed care planning
- Implementing client centered plan of care that focus on strengths, wellness and empowerment to support recovery and goal achievement
- Providing crisis prevention and intervention planning with the hope of preventing a relapse and/or hospitalization
- Acting as a resource person or an advocate to assist individuals in obtaining information/access to services/supports which are deemed needed
- Liaising with family/significant other and natural supports to facilitate the clients’ links within the community
- Post-secondary degree in Social Work from an accredited university with current registration with the O.C.S.W.S.S.W; a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with current registration with the C.NO. (preference to those with Canadian Certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing); Bachelor’s Degree with a Social Service Worker Diploma and a current registration with the O.C.S.W.S.S.W; or a post-secondary degree with a relevant professional registration (acceptable to the employer);
- Experience engaging and working with Indigenous Peoples in a community setting;
- Experience and a detailed knowledge of serious mental illness, usually gained by several years of working with this population;
- A demonstrated knowledge, awareness and sensitivity to Indigenous Cultures and Traditions; and
- Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle are required.
Hours of Work: 35 hours/week. Flexible hours are required to meet the position requirements.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and education within the range: $53,393 to $75,995 inclusive of HOOPP.
Applicants should submit a covering letter and resume by June 16th, 2023 to:
Lynne Whyte, HR Generalist
Canadian Mental Health Association
Lambton Kent Branch
240 Grand Ave West, Suite 100
Preference given to Indigenous Candidates
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.