|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Peel Children's Centre||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||N/A||2019-07-03||2019-07-31|
CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER
Crisis Response Services
Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Peel Children's Centre is looking for a highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic mental health professional to work in their Crisis Response Services program and respond to crisis situations and provide both telephone and on-site crisis response and services to children, youth and their families in the Region of Peel. Our Crisis Response Services offers immediate aid for children/youth and their families who are dealing with imminent mental health crises and provides a two-tiered response service via telephone and on-site visits to the clients' home, school, or any other location in the community.
Peel Children's Centre is an accredited children’s mental health centre that provides a continuum of high quality mental health services for children, youth and their families who are experiencing or may experience serious emotional difficulties.
Annual salary range - $59,903 to $69,492 (5 Step Range)
This is a full time position with a generous total rewards package of 4 weeks’ vacation in the first year, personal leave, group life/LTD/health/dental benefits that are fully employer paid and a defined contribution pension plan.
The Crisis Response Worker may provide service in the home, in the school or in the community and may be required to provide time-limited, transitional case management supports and collaboration with other service providers following the crisis response. For clients, you will assess circumstances of the crisis and determine whether the response will utilize effective counselling, problem solving and safety planning skills and complete all necessary risk and behavioural assessments.
You will be required to work flexible, rotating shifts according to a predetermined schedule and provide on call coverage, as the Crisis Response Service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As a member of the Crisis Response Service team, you will respond to crisis calls in a timely manner, implement verbal de-escalation techniques, negotiate safety plans, as required, and work closely with other members of the Crisis Response Service. You will provide follow up calls and/or visits to further support stabilization of the crisis situation and provide linkages to ongoing community supports or counselling, as needed.
Skills and Qualifications
At Peel Children's Centre we value diversity in our workplace, our clientele and our communities. We are actively engaged in building an increasingly diverse workforce. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply no later than July 12, 2019
If this position is of interest to you, please submit a cover letter and resume in one Microsoft Word or PDF format document,, referring to “File # 19-033-Crisis Response Worker” via email to firstname.lastname@example.orgWe appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Peel Children's Centre will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates through the hiring process, under the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please inform us if you require any accommodations during the hiring process