One Full-time Contract to June 30, 2022 (with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent)
One Full-time Contract to March 31, 2023 (with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent)
One Part-time Permanent Position (17.5 hrs/wk)
Streamlined Access provides coordinated access to 26 different mental health, addictions and dual diagnosis services (mental health and developmental disability) in York Region and South Simcoe.
The Mental Health Access Worker is responsible for the provision of a centralized access response for adults with a serious mental illness, addiction and/or dual diagnosis to the mental health system. The Access Worker conducts psychosocial assessments to determine the support needs of individuals who are experiencing symptoms of mental health, addictions, or a dual diagnosis. Once the support needs of the individual are determined, the Access Worker will connect the individual to services and make outbound referrals for services not accessed through Streamlined Access.
The Access Worker will liaise with outreach workers, hospital social workers and crisis workers, shelters, primary care providers, municipalities, emergency services and community mental health workers, to support individuals on accessing the supports requires for recovery.
The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment and be a team player.
A hybrid remote work arrangement is available for this position
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