St. Leonard’s Community Services Brantford has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults, and families.
These aren’t just “lip-service” to us – we work and live by them. If you do, too, we want to talk to you!
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides direct patient care to clients of our Agency, primarily within residential Withdrawal Management and Treatment Services (WMTS). At WMTS you will work within an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive biopsychosocial support for individuals with addictions and concurrent disorders. This includes clients in acute withdrawal from one or more substances. Your focus will be on comprehensive health assessment, individualized treatment plans, and supporting continuity of care through collaboration and referrals. The NP at WMTS provides episodic primary care to clients in program and assists with transfer of care to more permanent services. Our NPs also provide expertise to inform policy decisions where appropriate. The NP will also provide guidance and coaching to other members of the WMTS team, including non-medical staff, to ensure best service possible. This is an opportunity to provide quality care to an underserved population, within a flexible community agency dedicated to helping our clients live the healthiest lives possible. You make a difference!
The WMTS Nurse Practitioner:
Hours of work: 15 - 20 hours a week, primarily evening and weekend hours (schedule to be negotiated with successful candidate)
A note about COVID-19: Our Agency is committed to the safety of staff. We are following Public Health guidance on precautions regarding use of Personal Protective Equipment, screening of staff and clients, physical distancing, cleaning, hand hygiene, and testing. If you are selected for an interview, we will answer any questions you may have on the precautions currently in place.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Pay rate: $62.56 per hour
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to candidates who have the Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Certification (CPMHN)
Start date: as soon as possible
St. Leonard’s Community Services Inc. is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wyandot, the Haudenosaunee, and some of the Ojibwa Nation. The territory is mutually covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, on this territory. We also acknowledge that the settler population has been able to benefit from this beautiful land. We are all treaty members and will strive to act in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and center their voices.
The Agency values the diverse and intersectional identities of its clients and staff. The Agency regards equity and diversity as an integral part of excellent community service and is committed to accessibility for all staff. The Agency seeks applicants who embrace our values and beliefs around respect for the dignity and diversity of our clients, staff, and community. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.
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