Job Posting 91265

Case Manager, Release from Custody
Canadian Mental Health Association - Halton
Halton / Peel area
closes in 2 days (Fri, 3 Feb)
full time  •  $53,000-$55,000

The Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch (CMHA-HRB) is seeking a full-time permanent position as a Case Manager, Release From Custody.  The position is a 37.5 hour per week role based in Milton, Ontario. The position resides within an integrated team of individuals who work closely together to provide meaningful programs to people affected by mental health and addiction issues who are in conflict with the law and to promote mental health in the community.

 

 The successful candidate will:

  • Provide immediate and timely service and support to clients being released from Maplehurst Correctional Facility, the Vanier Centre for Women and Bail Court 
  • Focus on strategies to reintegrate clients with Mental Health and Addiction concerns into the community
  • Provide post-release Case Management services and support for clients living within the Mississauga Halton Region and transitional support or warm transfers for clients living in other regions within Ontario
  • Commit to supporting health, safety and wellness of clients according to relevant legislation and agency policies and procedures

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-reach release planning and post-release comprehensive community case management services to offenders with Mental Health and Addiction concerns
  • Refer and link clients to appropriate mental health and community services
  • Provide support and assistance to the client and their support network
  • Provide information support for clients while involved in the Criminal Justice system
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with court support services, community agencies, Probation and Parole, hospitals and provincial correction facilities
  • Develop a referral process and provide clinical assessment and appropriate range of community case management services and resources based on individual client needs
  • Support individuals referred for services from Mississauga Halton specific Bail Court, Correctional Services, Probation and Parole, Community Agencies and/or family and self
  • Maintain program and agency documentation as per policies and procedures
  • Participate in agency and other meetings and initiatives as appropriate
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key supports and resources in the community
  • Other duties as assigned 

 Qualifications:

  • University degree in criminology, sociology, social work or a related field; Master’s degree is an asset
  • Registered with a professional college an asset
  • Three (3) or more years of work experience with people with Mental Health and Addiction concerns
  • Working knowledge and experience within the criminal justice system within Ontario preferred
  • Commitment to working within the Recovery model
  • Committed to working in a partnership with clients
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • Proven verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adhere to changing deadlines
  • Proficient use of MS applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Vulnerable sector criminal record search required
  • The position occasionally entails the transportation of clients.  A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle with 2 million dollar insurance coverage is required.

 

 Why work for the CMHA-HRB…

The CMHA-HRB offers a supportive team environment, flexible work environment, training opportunities, tuition assistance program, competitive vacation package and comprehensive benefits/pension package. We have an enthusiastic team who are dedicated to supporting individuals with mental health concerns within a client-focused environment.  Individuals seeking new challenges and opportunities for professional growth are encouraged to apply.

 

The CMHA-HRB values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. 

CMHA-HRB welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request this posting in an alternative format or to request accommodation in the application process, contact us by phone at 905-693-4270 ext. 5392 or by email to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CMHA-HRB.

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