Mental Health and Addictions
ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGER
District Mental Health and Addictions Services
Location: Thunder Bay/Whitesand First Nation
Closing Date: Open until filled.
The District Adult Mental Health Case Manager is responsible for the continuous implementation of the case management system. This includes ensuring regular, appropriate documentation on all clinical files; regular conferencing/reviews of relevant cases; evaluating system effectiveness and recommending necessary changes; ensuring the current development, treatment, and psycho-social needs of adults in care are met by participating in the provision of assessment and counselling. Priority is given to clients who may be high risk and have complex needs that are multidisciplinary in nature, i.e. clients who are at risk of being hospitalized. Liaison and bridging of mental health and addictions services between the in-patient hospitals based programs, residential services and the services in the community are a priority.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum requirement of a HBSW or related degree complimented by significant experience and deminstrated skill in related work will be considered. A MSW is preferred. Extensive experience, training and knowledge of Anishinabek culture and language; a minimum three years case management experience with adults; experience in developing and maintaining respectful, cooperative working relationships with Anishinabek people and service workers. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate is recommended; work flexible hours according to the needs of clients; may have some travel to the First Nations communities in and around the District of Thunder Bay; work in the homes and locations familiar to families; a valid Class “G” Driver’s License and have access to a reliable, personal vehicle; $1,000,000 liability vehicle insurance.
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Only Those Considered For An Interview Will Be Contacted.
Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.