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Housing Case Manager - Kenora Supportive Housing & Safe Bed Program


Full Time Permanent Position

This member of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch works alongside a team of professionals whose focus is safety, stability and support for individuals at the Kenora Supportive Housing & Safe Bed Program operated through CMHA Kenora Branch. The Case Manager has the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, connect and support services to program clients. The Case Manager will participate and be part of a team approach assisting individuals with developing their own recovery plan and coordinating services that support these goals. The position will be split between both the Kenora Supportive Housing Program and Safe Bed Program (typically working 8am – 4pm, Tuesday & Thursday at KSH; Monday, Wednesday & Friday at Safe Bed); however hours and days spent at each program are subject to change. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • BSW preferred, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Knowledge of mental health/illness and mental health difficulties
    and treatment modalities
  • Assessment, advocacy and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients, team colleagues, and
    community stakeholders
  • Ability to participate side by side with individuals to accomplish
    tasks, develop meaningful activities
  • Ability to carry out and model activities of daily living
  • Cultural Competence for diverse populations
  • Working knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Computer literacy and recording skills
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to manage conflict and crisis situations
  • Networking skills and outreach skills
  • Ability to assess dynamic risk
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Understanding and applied knowledge of Recovery Model & Strengths Perspective

  • For more information please visit www.cmhak.on.ca

    Please submit resume by August 30, 2019

    Hiring Committee
    Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
    227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
    Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

NEW POSITION Safe Bed Program Addictions Specialist


Full Time Permanent Position

This member of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch works alongside a team of professionals whose focus is safety, stability and support for individuals in a mental health crisis who are in immediate contact with police but not suitable for incarceration or admission to the hospital.

The Addictions Specialist has the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop coordinate, connect and support services to program clients.

The Addictions Specialist will participate in screening, assessment and coordination of recovery plans specific to addiction related needs of clients. Development of the recovery plan will be coordinated with the client and the team. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • BSW preferred, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Registered or eligible for registration in a regulated health
    profession eligible under the Psychotherapy Act of Ontario
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in addiction services with in-depth
    knowledge of complex clinical issues
  • Demonstrate skills in conducting interview, screening and
    assessment of needs and mental status
  • Knowledge of mental health/illness and mental health difficulties
    and treatment modalities
  • Assessment, Treatment and Evaluation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients, team colleagues, and
    community stakeholders
  • Ability to participate side by side with individuals to accomplish
    tasks, develop meaningful activities
  • Ability to carry out and model activities of daily living
  • Cultural Competence for diverse populations
  • Working knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Computer literacy and recording skills
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Ability to manage conflict and crisis situations

For more information please visit www.cmhak.on.ca

Please submit resume by August 30, 2019

Hiring Committee
Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Mental Health & Justice Supportive Housing Case Manager


Full Time Permanent Position

The Mental Health & Justice Supportive Housing Case Manager reports to the Team Leader of the Court Programs and the Executive Director and is expected to work as a member of a team, and participate in regular peer and team supervision when required. The Mental Health & Justice Supportive Housing Case Manager goals are to implement the facilitation of coordination of rent supplement units for those individuals 16 years of age and older with mental health and justice clients who have current involvement with the criminal justice system (e.g. Involved in mental health court, diversion programs, or on release from a provincial correctional facility) within Kenora. The Mental Health & Justice Supportive Housing Case Manager will seek housing options for this population and build relationships with landlords and clients.

Qualifications:

  • BSW preferred, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Knowledge of mental health and mental health problems/
    difficulties, concurrent disorders and dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of housing resources
  • Applied knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Networking skills and outreach skills
  • Ability to assess dynamic risk
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide side-by-side assistance in
    activities of daily living
  • Assessment, case management, advocacy, supportive counselling,
    and documentation skills
  • Understanding and applied knowledge of Recovery Model, Brief
    Therapy, Strengths Perspective
  • Activities of daily living, problem solving skills and ability to teach
    and model these skills for clients
  • Cultural Competence for Diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Professionalism in the performance of duties
  • Cultural Competence
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid Drivers License

Please submit resume by August 30th, 2019

Hiring Committee
Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Mental Health & Addictions Rent Supplement Program Case Manager


(1150 Unit Rent Supplement Program Phase 2) Full Time Permanent Position

The Mental Health & Addictions Rent Supplement Program Case Manager reports to the Team Leader of the Administration Team and the Executive Director and is expected to work as a member of a team, and participate in regular peer and team supervision when required. The Mental Health & Addictions Rent Supplement Program Case Manager goals are to implement the facilitation of coordination of rent supplement units for those individuals 16 years of age and older with mental health and/or substance use issues who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to reside in the community by providing suitable, affordable and sustainable housing. The Mental Health & Addictions Rent Supplement Program Case Manager will encourage, direct and support clients to learn and apply the skills necessary to facility recovery and improve quality of life. The Mental Health & Addictions Rent Supplement Program Case Manager will seek housing options for this population and build relationships with landlords and clients.

Qualifications:

  • BSW preferred, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Knowledge of mental health and mental health problems/ difficulties, concurrent disorders and dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of housing resources
  • Applied knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Networking skills and outreach skills
  • Ability to assess dynamic risk
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide side-by-side assistance in activities of daily living
  • Assessment, case management, advocacy, supportive counselling, and documentation skills
  • Understanding and applied knowledge of Recovery Model, Brief Therapy, Strengths Perspective
  • Activities of daily living, problem solving skills and ability to teach and model these skills for clients
  • Cultural Competence for Diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Professionalism in the performance of duties
  • Cultural Competence
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid Drivers License

Please submit resume by August 30th, 2019

Hiring Committee
Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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1 (807) 468-1838
227 Second Street South
Kenora, Ontario
P9N-1G1
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