Crisis Response Worker

CMHA - Canadian Mental Health Association
Thunder Bay, ON

CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER
Full-Time Back-Fill (80 hrs/bi-weekly)
Permanent
This position is within OPSEU local 720 Bargaining Unit Grade 4
Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: October 13, 2018 at 4:30 PM
The Crisis Response Worker will assist individuals experiencing a mental
health crisis to resume community functioning. Specific responsibilities
include information and referral assistance, crisis assessment, interventions
and supports, brief crisis counseling and on-site crisis intervention. In addition,
you will be part of a team assisting individuals to access mental health
specialists and/or hospitals and to coordinate referrals, linkages and follow-up
to appropriate community support services.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in the Health or Human Services Field
• Two years experience working with individuals with a mental health illness
• Ability to speak French considered an asset
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle.
Police Clearance Certificate is required.
For more information on this ad, please visit:
thunderbay.cmha.ca/get-involved/careers/
Applications including resume, cover letter and 3 work related references (all
in one document) can be emailed to careers@cmha-tb.on.ca. Closing date:
October 13, 2018 at 4:30 PM.
CMHA Thunder Bay is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment
and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including those with
a lived experience, members of visible minorities, indigenous persons and
persons with disabilities.