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Full-Time, Assertive Community Treatment Team Leader


The Team Leader directs the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in providing treatment, rehabilitation and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses. The Team Leader supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure excellence in the delivery of respectful, courteous, and professional service. Functioning as a practicing clinician on the team, the Team Leader must be registered or licensed in one of the regulated health professions found within ACTT.

Qualifications:

  • Masters level training in health regulated profession.
  • Registration or eligible for registration in a regulated health profession.
  • Knowledge of Mental Health/Illness and Mental Health difficulties.
  • Assessment/ Evaluation Skills
  • Working knowledge of community resources and agencies.
  • Cultural Competence for Diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Computer literacy and recording skills.
  • Valid Drivers Licence.
  • Criminal Records Check.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain same.
  • Supervisory and program management experience is desirable.

Please submit resume by June 28th, 2019

Hiring Committee
Canadian Mental Health Association, Kenora Branch
227 Second Street South, 2nd Floor
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G1
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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.


Peer Support - Full-Time Permanent Position


Summary:

This position requires a consumer/lived experience perspective and awareness of the needs of clients with serious and persistent mental illness. The Peer Support Worker provides non clinical services, information and referral, emotional support, goal setting and attainment, advocacy, role modeling and interpersonal skills with a focus on empowering clients to make choices related to their life based on self-determination. Well-developed knowledge of local community agencies and services including and especially consumer run organizations is essential. This position reports to the Assertive Community Treatment (ACTT) Team Leader.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to articulate and represent the perspective of lived experience and client rights
  • Applied knowledge of the Recovery Model and Philosophy - Peer support workers are uniquely positioned to support individuals in the process of recovery; supporting wellness and assuming individuals with mental illness have much to offer
  • Training in Peer Support Work (Ex. Core Skills SHH/TEACH, Core Essentials OPDI, training by Centre for Excellence in Peer Support)
  • Effective strategies to deal with stress
  • Knowledge of mental health/illness and mental health difficulties
  • Working knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Minimum of 1 year volunteer experience in an official peer support role
  • Ability to work independently and advocate on behalf of clients
  • Ability to work across cultural barriers
  • Computer literacy and recording skills
  • Ability to adequately access public transportation
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain same

 Please submit resume by by June 21st, 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.


Contact Information

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