Job Posting 88079

Case Management Clinician
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
Oxford County Catchment area
closed 2 days ago (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $31.74 per hour

Case Management Clinician

Classification: Case Management Clinician 

(2) Full-Time, Contracts for up to 12 Months

Multi-Site Accountability; Oxford Catchment Area 

- Application Deadline: September 30, 2022 -

 

We believe that everyone has the right to live with dignity, autonomy and independence in our community.

As a Case Management Clinician you would work one on one or in groups with individuals who choose our program to meet their needs. You will support individuals as they improve their health and quality of life in the face of Mental Health and/or Addictions concerns and the accompanying barriers they experience. The Case Management Clinician assesses the person’s needs, strengths, and supports to co-develop goals and a customized recovery and support plan. You would work from a trauma informed perspective as part of a team and part of a community to advocate, challenge stigma, and prevent harm.

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

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.

 

WHAT WE'RE OFFERING:

  • What you'll be making - $31.74 per hour
  • When you'll work -  70 hours over a two week period, flexible time schedule
  • What your benefits will be - you will receive 9% in lieu of health benefits
  • Your pension plan - Immediately eligible for optional enrolment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • PSLRTA Notice - This posting characterizes this position as being in an OPSEU bargaining unit.  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:

  • Establish a working and supportive relationship with clients
  • Assess clients’ mental, physical and emotional functional abilities and needs and investigates client’s present resources
  • Liaise with other professionals and with the community for the benefit of the client while adhering to the principle of confidentiality.
  • Advocate for client rights as necessary or ensure self-advocacy
  • Support and assists family members with issues related to the client’s mental illness
  • Devise a service plan with the client, establishing goals to meet determined needs
  • Provides skill teaching, concrete counselling, and support to clients to assist in goal achievement
  • Monitor symptomology, medication, and activities of daily living to help improve individuals’ ability to function on a day to day basis and within the community
  • Provide assistance with financial management.
  • Provide crisis support and crisis prevention planning
  • Provide vocational and occupational support
  • Provide support to client’s on other workers’ caseloads as needed
  • Work in collaboration with partners and various CMHA teams including Housing, Court, Crisis, and Concurrent Teams to provide timely interventions
  • Provide discharge planning 
  • Maintain current and accurate client documentation records as per agency policy
  • Ongoing professional skill development/continuing education towards the delivery of mental health services.
  • Ensure that all program/caseload information is handled according to organizational standards of privacy and confidentiality

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

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.

We require the following qualifications:

  • RPN, RN, OT, BSW or MSW
  • Currently registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, the College of Nurses of Ontario, or the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario 
  • Experience and detailed knowledge of serious mental illnesses usually gained by several years of working with this population
  • Experience in working in a community-based setting with an extensive knowledge of social assistance programs and both generic and specialized local social support networks is essential
  • Crisis Management/Intervention Skills
  • Knowledge of Psycho-social Rehabilitation
  • Extensive knowledge of Services in Oxford County  
  • Ability to develop short and long term treatment plans in conjunction with the individual
  • Planning and organizational abilities
  • Ability to advocate and coordinate service access
  • Extensive knowledge of the support/treatment services network in Oxford County and of regional services commonly accessed by the Program
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong active listening and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Computers skills
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sectors Screening
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and vehicle insurance in compliance with CMHA Policy
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work regularly

We prefer the following qualifications:

  • Experience in crisis intervention/management and crisis resolution
  • Experience working with individuals with an ABI or Development Disability 
  • Experience in the treatment of Addictions
  • Extensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals used in the treatment of mental illness & experience in monitoring/administration of medication
  • Knowledge of legal system
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • ASIST certificate
  • 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 30, 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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