Mental Health and Addictions
MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER
District Mental Health Services
1-Permanent Full Time, Nipigon
Closing Date: March 2, 2021
The Mobile Crisis Response Worker is primarily responsible to act as a first response intervention for mental health and/or addictions related crisis where the individual requests or is deemed in need of mental health/addictions crisis response intervention. The worker will assist in deescalating the acuity of the crisis, support the individual to stabilize, and link the individual to local mental health and addictions services as required. Secondary to that, where necessary, the worker will provide follow-up brief intervention support to service recipients.
Qualifications and Requirements: A two year Diploma in the Social Services field is required. Three (3) years direct experience in the delivery and/or coordination of crisis response services; demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in community-based care service delivery; a combination of education and work experience pertaining to District community based health care services will be considered. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualifications 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: Must be able to work flexible hours including during evenings and weekends; provide on-call services; must be certified in CPR and Standard First Aid; must be able to travel regularly, have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle with $1 million liability insurance; a criminal records/vulnerable sector check and child welfare check is required upon hiring.
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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.