Job Posting 88153

Addiction Transitional Case Manager
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
London, ON
closed 2 days ago (Tue, 4 Oct)
full time  •  $22.33 - $31.85 per hour

Addiction Transitional Case Manager

Full-Time, Permanent (Benefitted)

London, Ontario

- Application Deadline: October 4, 2022 -

We believe that everyone has the right to live with dignity and hope for change.

The Addiction Transitional Case Manager will provide a rapid response to individuals seen in hospital who can be appropriately redirected for addiction and mental health related concerns.

This role provides crisis intervention, brief transitional case management, and system navigation as well as support to community-based addition and mental health services in a collaborative manner in order to reduce avoidable, repeat emergency department visits.

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

 WHAT WE'RE OFFERING:

  • What you'll be making - For this position, rate of pay is based on the individual’s professional college registration status:
  • $28.34 to $31.85 per hour, for those registered with the OCSWSSW (as an RSW), CNO (as an RN), COTO, CRPO, CPSO, or CPO
  • $23.79 to $27.37 per hour, for those registered with the OCSWSSW (as an RSSW), CNO (as RPN)
  • $22.33 to $25.71 per hour, for all those not registered as above
  • The above are initial rates, with grid increases as per policy

  • When you'll work - 70 hours over two-week period, rotating days, afternoons, evenings and weekends

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

  • Your pension plan - Will be enrolled in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

  • PSLRTA NoticeThis 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:

  • Share in the provision of face to face Entry / First Contact / Intake Services as well as using virtual technology and clinical conferencing
  • Provide intervention and short-term support to individuals experiencing an addiction or mental health crisis
  • Facilitate early linkage with internal programs and/or other agencies and/or supports i.e. family, neighbours  etc. by communicating and coordinating relevant information and providing case management services until linkages are created
  • Provide screening for mental health and addiction issues and assessment of appropriateness of service
  • Provide addiction and mental health screening, referrals for psychiatric consultation, mental health supports and referrals to community resources
  • Provide referrals to all appropriate social and health related services based on client wishes
  • Offer harm reduction strategies as well as abstinence strategies based on clients’ intentions and stated needs
  • Provide discharge planning and support
  • Provide assessment, treatment planning, referral, advocacy, preliminary case management, community treatment and education as appropriate to persons who have concerns about their own substance use or someone else’s.  Counselling may be on an individual or group basis 
  • Facilitate community treatment groups as needed and appropriate
  • Provide clinical services at various points of access and other locations as designated and needed
  • Manage and meet targets for a clinical caseload and maintain direct service requirements
  • Engage in community development, community awareness, education and outreach as designated and appropriate
  • Actively participate in the supervisory process with immediate supervisor and site supervisor
  • Provide coverage for other team members as volunteered/directed
  • Be supportive of and an active participant in the constant evolution and growth of the agency and service collaborations with partner agencies
  • Provide peer support

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:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field, e.g. BSW, MSW, post-graduate diploma in addictions or equivalent required
  • Valid “G” driver’s license and proof of current automobile insurance required
  • Access to a reliable vehicle required
  • Clinical work experience ideally in substance use assessment and treatment including intake services, referral and treatment planning
  • Knowledge of mental health and other social services to address the comprehensive needs of the client
  • Knowledge of the bio-psychosocial approach to understanding addictions and mental illness and co-occurring issues
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation specific to addiction and mental health
  • Planning and organization skills to facilitate advocacy and support coordination/service access
  • Extensive knowledge of the support/treatment services network throughout Thames Valley
  • Familiarity with a Harm Reduction approach to client engagement and treatment
  • Demonstrated ability and interest to work across the life span
  • Capacity to work in a collaborative manner with multiple disciplines and organizations
  • Computer proficiency with a proven ability to use relevant technology i.e. computer based data collection and presentation equipment
  • Comfort and skill with public speaking
  • Crisis or suicide intervention training
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work regularly

We prefer the following qualifications:

  • Registration with a professional college (i.e. OCSWSSW, CNO, CRPO, CPSO, COTO, CPO) 
  • CPI Certification
  • 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 – October 4, 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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