Job Posting 91187

Mental Health Case Manager - Flexible Supports
York Support Services Network
York / Durham area
240 Edward Street, Unit #3, Aurora, Ontario L4G 3S9
closes in 5 days (Mon, 6 Feb)
part time

DESCRIPTION

One .5 Permanent Position (17.5 hours per week)

This position will provide intensive case management and advocacy services to individual’s age sixteen and over who are experiencing mental health, dual diagnosis and/or addictions and who are vulnerably housed or homeless. Through a collaborative approach, this position will facilitate recovery and assist service users who are experiencing significant difficulties in daily functioning to improve their quality of life. Tasks will include direct service interventions, clinical support and community development. Daily travel within York region will be required.

 

About the Organization:

York Support Services Network (YSSN) is a non-profit agency providing streamlined access for mental health and addictions services as well as case management and community crisis response services within York Region and South Simcoe. It is a designated administrator of the Developmental Services Ontario program and offers access for adults to developmental services in central east region.

YSSN offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. But working with us is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. At the end of the workday, all YSSN employees experience the satisfaction of knowing they've contributed to supporting people with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities or complex support needs. And while they're here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

• In-house and 3rd party training
• Wellness programs including yoga, mindfulness and lunch-and-learn opportunities
• Recognition programs including long-term service awards and idea recognition
• Social committee that organizes special events like seasonal parties, bbq's and arranges fun team building activities
• A hybrid remote work arrangement including alternate work options and flexible hours
• Quarterly salary adjustments based on fiscal funding

At YSSN, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We are a non-profit Employer of Choice because we respect, support and care for our team. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY  

 

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work or related discipline (i.e. Health Sciences)
  • Minimum 3 years related experience required
  • Proficiency in Cantonese and/or Mandarin is considered an asset
  • Knowledge and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation approach and advanced clinical and assessment skills are assets
  • Counseling, crisis prevention and intervention experience
  • Experience working with individuals having serious mental illness is essential
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a police clearance that meets agency standards
  • A valid G driver's license, appropriate insurance coverage for business use, and reliable vehicle are required for this position

 

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