Job Title: Team Leader 5 - Mental Health & Addictions
Work Site: North East Mental Health - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $40.56 - $50.58 per hour
0830-1700; shift times include a one hour unpaid lunch
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Team Leader with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health has an exciting opportunity as a Team Leader on the North East Mental Health team. Apply today to join our team!
As a Team Leader with VCH you will:
Be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the delivery/daily activities of mental health and addiction services for the designated program.
Supervise more than eight (8) and up to and including sixteen (16) Health Sciences Professional FTEs.
Plan and implement therapeutic mental health programs/services for clients with complex mental health and addiction issues; ensure services provide a high standard of care and promotes interdisciplinary practice and collaboration.
Evaluate services to ensure program/service needs are met and liaise with key stakeholders on the achievement of program goals and objectives.
Provide leadership and supervision to community health nurses and allied health professionals.
Utilize human resources policies and procedures to recruit and select staff.
Develop policies and procedures.
Coordinate care and provides treatments for clients including group facilitation, planning and evaluation as applicable to program; conducts mental health and psychosocial assessments.
Coordinate requests for vacation, education and leaves of absence.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Masters degree in Allied Health discipline from a recognized program.
Five (5) years recent related experience providing mental health and addiction clinical services for designated program and/or group facilitation including three (3) years post masters supervisory leadership experience or equivalent.
Valid BC Drivers License. Travel will require the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge & Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of mental illness and addiction issues including current trends, best practices and modalities of treatment.
Broad knowledge of mental health and addiction service delivery system, service mandates, referral guidelines, legislation and government policies.
Broad knowledge of group treatment modalities as applicable.
Demonstrated ability to conduct mental health assessments, and to provide treatment planning and case coordination.
Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, facilitate and evaluate group programs, as applicable.
Demonstrated ability to function as an effective team leader, motivator, coach/mentor, and team member within a multidisciplinary setting.
Demonstrated ability to model and foster a positive, collaborative, and respectful team working environment.
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical and administrative supervision and consultation.
Demonstrated skills and ability to facilitate team building and to work both independently and collaboratively.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, problem solve, and deal effectively with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients and their families, colleagues, physician, and other health care staff, both one-on-one and in groups.
Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes open and direct communication and leads to a cooperative approach to problem solving.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, organize work, and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community partners and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.