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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 October 21st, 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.

Kenora Supportive Housing Program Safe Bed Program


Casual Residential Support Workers for two housing programs

The Residential Support Worker is responsible for supporting individuals while facilitating an atmosphere of safety, independence, social interaction and community involvement. The Residential Support Worker will work alone for twelve-hour shifts to facilitate 24/7 shift coverage. They will participate as a member of a team of professionals whose focus is safety, stability and support for individuals who are medically stable, not a safety risk to themselves or others, and are therefore, not suitable for hospital admission or criminal detention.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in social sciences or human services an asset, High School Graduation Diploma minimum
  • Experience working with individuals with mental health and addiction limitations or demonstrated ability to work with vulnerable populations
  • Personal qualities of empathy, understanding, patience
  • Ability to participate side by side with individuals to accomplish tasks, develop meaningful activities
  • Ability to carry out and model activities of daily living
  • Interpersonal communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally with community agencies
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Cultural Competence for Diverse populations
  • Recording skills
  • Computer skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of personal space and ‘boundaries’ and the ability to role model same
  • Ability to manage conflict and crisis situations
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Please submit resume by October 2nd, 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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