ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS

Mental Health 
Assistant Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services  
Mental Health and Addictions Services
1- Permanent Full Time,Thunder Bay
Closing Date: March 2, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. 


The Assistant Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services will be assigned a portfolio of responsibilities which will include assisting in the operation of Children’s Mental Health services, as well as responsibilities for knowledge and information management, specific internal and external liaison, special projects, policy development and reporting functions. The Assistant Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services will assist in ensuring that services are provided using culturally relevant and evidence-based practice, and that services are delivered following the vision, mission and core values of Dilico. The Assistant Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services will work with the Senior Management Team and Managers in Mental Health and Addictions Services to ensure that services meet the requirements of legislation and service standards required by all funding bodies and levels of government, including the Ministry of Child and Youth Services, the Local Health Integration Network and the First Nations and Inuit Branch of Health Canada.  The Assistant Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services will develop and maintain effective working relations with Managers, staff members and allied community service providers; assist with the development of policies and work plans; and other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Service.

Qualifications and Requirements: University degree in the field of Social Services: BSW or MSW preferred. Candidates with a blend of relevant experience, training and education considered. A minimum three years’ experience in mental health and addictions services programs management; A minimum five years experience working in the children’s mental health field; Extensive leadership and administration experience, with demonstrated knowledge and skills in the areas of, information management, policy development, program management, accreditation, team building, research, supervision and organizational development.

Hours of Work: 35 Hours Per Week

Must have: A satisfactory CAS Penlieu Search; A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; The ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Director of Service or designate in relation to service delivery requirements;  The ability to respond to twenty-four (24) hour on-call service support requests from programs in this portfolio; Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s G Licence and have access to a personal vehicle.

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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.