Manager, Safer Opioid Supply Program
1 - Full-Time, Permanent Position, 1.0 FTE (35 hrs/Week)
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers.
We are seeking one experienced program manager to lead the safer opioid supply programs at PQWCHC. As a progressive leader, committed to anti-oppression, harm reduction, cultural awareness and responsiveness in working with diverse populations, you will welcome this opportunity to contribute to a vision of: Inclusive Communities. Responsive Healthcare. Healthier Lives.
Reporting to the Director of Harm Reduction Services, you will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Safer Opioid Supply (SOS) mobile and fixed-site teams. You will provide the necessary hiring, training, supervision and support to a multidisciplinary team of NPs, RNs, counsellors and case managers to ensure quality and efficiency of services to individuals who are eligible and require safer opioid supply (SOS). The SOS manager will work in collaboration with the data and evaluation specialist to continue the development of the program, integration of new work tools and evolution of program activities to meet expected deliverables and community needs.
There is the added focus on the Centre’s priority populations: individuals who are homeless, living with mental health and substance use, individuals who are LGBTQ, Indigenous Peoples, racialized, youth, seniors and families living in poverty.
Specific Responsibilities: As a SOS Manager you will:
Compensation: Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) plus Group Benefits and HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan)
If you are interested in joining a creative and dedicated team, we want to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only) to , quoting “Manager - SOS” in the subject line. Please submit application by: June 9, 2023. We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a police vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations (2 doses, plus a booster within the past 6-12 months) 14 days before starting employment.
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