Mental Health and Addictions
DISTRICT ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGER
District Mental Health and Addictions Services
1-Up to One Year Contract
Location: Thunder Bay/Whitesand First Nation
Closing Date: March 2, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.
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. The primary responsibility is to ensure the provision of case management and counselling services for adults that is consistent with the philosophy, policies and standards established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum three-year Bachelor of Social Work Degree or related degree required. A MSW is preferred. Three or more years direct service and counseling with adults, particularly Anishinabek clients is required. Experience working with Anishinabek children, families and communities. Significant demonstrated experience in family intervention and/or group facilitation is required. Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary environment. Significant demonstrated knowledge of community services related to is position is required. 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 required; must be able to 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; posses a valid Class “G” Driver’s License, and have access to a personal vehicle, have $1,000,000 liability insurance, and produce a satisfactory driver’s record.
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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.