Mental Health Worker (Leave replacement)

Job city: 
Peel Region
Job region: 
Central Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services - CCS is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking a contract (35 hours/week) Mental Health Worker to provide culturally competent mental health services to newcomers and enhance their knowledge and practice of wellness and stress management practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual short-term problem-solving support for newcomers through identifying the presenting problem, goals and available options
  • Provide case management services by coordinating with the appropriate additional supports and services needed to ensure optimum progress
  • Deliver information workshops related to mental wellness and stress management
  • Provide crisis support in emergency situations
  • Conduct outreach activities to newcomer communities to increase awareness of the service
  • Participate in team meetings, as well as other internal and external committees as required
  • Make appropriate referrals to longer term community support services and/or mental health services as required
  • Develop, document and report on client outcomes
  • Prepare and submit monthly statistical reports, progress reports and evaluation of program results as required
  • Propose suggestions to improve the program delivery
  • Meet assigned program goals
  • Other related duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Masters level education in Social Work, social sciences or related health discipline is required
  • Membership in good standing in related provincial regulatory association
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience providing mental health services and/or crisis support
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to high standards of culturally responsive service delivery within an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework
  • Demonstrated high degree of initiative, judgement and problem solving ability
  • Demonstrated ability in using discretion in dealing with highly sensitive and confidential issues
  • Knowledge of community resources and services relating to mental health services
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Written and verbal fluency in second language is an asset
  • Proficiency in planning, implementing and evaluating group activities
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as necessary
  • A clear, mandatory vulnerable sector check must be presented before starting position

Duration of Contract
Start ASAP and Ending April 17, 2020 Leave replacement
Location: Peel Region (multiple locations in Mississauga & Brampton)
Salary: $63,063 per annum
Hours of Work: 35 per week, including evening and weekend hours as required

How to Apply:

Please submit resume with cover letter quoting file # P151 no later than 5:00 PM on 17-August 2019 to:

Email: resume@cathcrosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.