Community Service Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Sound Times Support Services
  • Case Management
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)$48,5002018-12-282019-02-26

Job Posting

Sound Times Support Services

Community Service Worker – Mental Health & Justice/Case Management

1 Full Time – Permanent Position Available

Please read below before sending your resume.

Sound Times is expanding our case management team again in 2019. Come join a dynamic team; making a difference in the lives of Consumer Survivors.

We are a Consumer Survivor Initiative; all agency services are provided by individuals who use or have used the mental health system.

Sound Times is funded by the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TC-LHIN) to provide Consumer/Survivors of the mental health system with case management and addiction services, mental health and justice advocacy, and social supports in addition to educational and recreational opportunities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing individual supports for clients seeking help navigating community resources, and accessing mental health and addiction services.

Duties will include:

  • Utilizing assessment tools such as the Ontario Common Assessment of Needs (OCAN) to identify client issues.
  • Developing and coordinating service plans based upon unmet needs identified at assessment/intake, and guided by the expressed direction of our clients.
  • Producing effective client outcomes by employing “peer-driven” approaches to client engagement.
  • Providing crisis prevention and intervention as part of service planning to prevent relapse/unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization/avoidable incarceration.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors-level degree in a regulated health profession and/or a health-related field preferred.
  • Minimum Social Service Worker (SSW) diploma.
  • People with non-social service degrees are also encouraged to apply. Emphasis is placed on “lived experience” of the Mental Health, Addictions and Justice systems.
  • First Nations, visible minorities and other marginalized and historically dis-advantaged populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please!

Please apply using the current Charity Village posting ONLY.

Salary: $48, 500 per annum, with full benefits after probation.

Closing date for applications is February 26, 2019.

 

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