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Job Number:  36518
Co-Response Crisis Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 14 July 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 21 July 2017
(64 days ago)
York Support Services Network
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Aurora Salary: (not entered)

Full Time Contract Position (September 4, 2017 to December 31, 2017)

(with the possibility of an extension)

The Co-Responder Crisis Worker, as part of a team serving York Region, is responsible for the provision of community support to adults, and the family members of individuals who may be experiencing a crisis situation. Working in partnership with York Regional Police and York Region EMS services, the Co-Responder Crisis Worker is responsible for providing crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization to individuals who have serious mental health and/or addiction concerns and as necessary link individuals to appropriate ongoing mental health & addiction services.

 

Requirements:

  • B.S.W. or equivalent education
  • Minimum three years related experience
  • Knowledge and practice of short-term urgent response, psychosocial rehabilitation approach and advanced clinical, crisis and assessment skills are essential.
  • Experience working with individuals having a serious mental illness & addiction is essential.
  • Crisis intervention skills for adults experiencing a mental health crisis are desirable.
  • Experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system is an asset
  • A second language is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the local service system is essential

 

  • A valid G driver’s license, business use insurance, and reliable vehicle are required for this position.

 

(Day, Evening & Weekend Shifts)

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
YSSN is a progressive work environment with a willingness to accommodate that promotes diversity in the workplace. We encourage members of visible minority, immigrant, aboriginal or LGBTQ2S communities, people with disabilities and consumers to apply.
If you require assistance with the application process or wish to receive this posting in an alternate format, please contact Human Resources at 905-898-6455 X 2344.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per Ontario Human Rights Code.

Interested applicants should forward a resume, indicating position, source and QUOTE JOB # CR5075 by 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017

*Note: Your resume will not be viewed if above job number is not stated in the subject line.
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
York Support Services Network
240 Edward Street, Unit 3
L4G 3S9
Aurora, ON, L4G 3S9

Fax: 905-898-1171
E-mail:
www:   www.yssn.ca


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