Job Posting 88078

Addiction and Mental Health Worker -Nights, Youth Housing
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
London, ON
closing today (Tue, 27 Sep)
full time  •  $22.33 - $25.71 per hour, rate based on proof of comparable, previous experience

Addiction and Mental Health Worker - Nights, Youth Housing

Full-time, Permanent (Benefitted)

London, Ontario

- Application Deadline: September 27, 2022 -

 

Every person in our community has the right to safe, affordable, quality housing and to live with dignity and as much independence and choice as possible.

Our Independent and Youth Housing programs embody this ideal by providing stable, independent housing, with regular supports, for individuals experiencing mental health or addictions concerns. As a member of this team, you’ll work with residents to build life skills, grow their personal strengths and ultimately, achieve greater wellness and independence.

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the last six months. Interested applicants who reside in the City of London and are in need of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible as PVSCs in the City of London are currently taking approximately 2 weeks to be processed and offers of employment cannot be made without receipt of a PVSC.

Consider revitalizing your career and making a difference in your community by joining our team!

 

 WHAT WE'RE OFFERING:

  • What you'll be making - $22.33 - $25.71 per hour, rate based on proof of comparable, previous experience 

  • When you'll work -70 hours biweekly; overnight shifts, currently scheduled as 10:00pm-8:00am

  • What your benefits will be - After a 90-day waiting period, will be enrolled in the healthcare benefits plan 

  • Your pension plan - Will be enrolled in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
     
  • PSLRTA Notice - This posting characterizes this position as non-union.  However, please be aware that the organization has filed an Application under the Public Service Labour Relations Transition Act to determine whether (a) OPSEU will have bargaining rights for all its employees; or (b) OPSEU will lose its bargaining rights, with the result that all employees will become non-union.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE MAKING A DIFFERENCE:

  • Work with clients and help motivate/support them to work towards achievement of their goals
  • Champion each client’s capacity for independent community living
  • Assist clients to maintain suitable housing
  • Facilitate and implement resident meetings
  • Provide health teaching about addiction, mental illness and symptom management
  • Crisis intervention and prevention
  • Assist and coach clients in the learning and management/achievement of activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, daily chores, budgeting, socialization etc.
  • Advocate for and support clients in accessing community resources
  • Documentation related to clients
  • Ensure effective communication with Director, Managers, staff team, and external treatment teams concerning each participant’s progress
  • Identify, promote resolution, and management of all emergency situations concerning participants, staff, and property
  • Make decisions both independently and collaboratively

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO APPLY:

Vaccination Requirements

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services requires that all staff members be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the rare exemption of those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to approved exemptions (medical reasons or religious grounds as recognized in the Ontario Human Rights Code). Proof of full vaccination or approval of exemption will be required; further details will be provided to those candidates moving forward in the recruitment process. 

Police Vulnerable Sector Check Requirements

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the last six months. Interested applicants who reside in the City of London and are in need of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible as PVSCs in the City of London are currently taking approximately 2 weeks to be processed and offers of employment cannot be made without receipt of a PVSC.

We require the following qualifications:

  • University/college degree or diploma in social science, or a related field
  • Experience working in the addiction and mental health field
  • Current Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle
  • Current, clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
  • Ability to attend work regularly

We prefer the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • Experience working residence setting
  • Health and safety knowledge; knowledge of safe food handling procedures
  • Crisis intervention and prevention
  • Applied Suicide Interventions Skills and Training (ASIST)
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Bilingual both official languages, preferred; préférence sera accordée aux candidats qui sont compétents dans les deux langues officielles du Canada

 

Get your application in by – September 27, 2022:

Our recruitment process allows us to learn about your previous work experience, your qualifications and your commitment to fulfilling our vision. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those individuals being considered for a position will be personally contacted by someone from the interview team. 

We welcome and encourage applications from all members of our community including persons of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and members of visible minorities. If you require accommodations related to a disability at any point during the recruitment process, please contact Human.R  

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