Positions Available: 1
Compensation: $44,772.00 to $52,889.20 Per Annum
Unionized Position: Yes
Union: CUPE L3358
Hours of Work: 35.00 hours per week
Position Type: Full-time Permanent
Job Class: Clinical
Reporting to the Manager of Client Services, the Case Worker assesses client/caregiver needs in the community and appropriately links and refers clients to suitable resources. The Case Worker will provide ongoing support to clients as well as maintain and monitor care plans until discharge from the organization’s services. The responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:
- Screen and respond to crisis calls initiated by clients, family members, friends, health care providers, and community agencies;
- Conduct client needs and risk assessments to develop and implement a plan of care with short and long-term objectives;
- Provide short-term crisis stabilization case management services which include assessment, intensive case management, long term planning, and follow up services where appropriate;
- Refer and link clients and caregivers to a range of community services, including primary care, financial aid, assisted devices and home safety assessment resources, food banks/meals-on-wheels and social recreational programs, etc.;
- Actively take part in developing, implementing, and evaluating the Crisis Outreach Service through meetings, strategic planning and research initiatives.
The successful candidate will possess:
- University Degree and/or Community College Diploma in social services or related field.
- Extensive knowledge of seniors issues and services
- Experience working with clients with mental health issues
Key skills and abilities we are looking for:
- Experience in mediating conflict
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Demonstrated case management and referral skills; and ability to effectively link clients to supportive services
- Self-directed and independent, but also experienced in working effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary team, which includes internal and external stakeholders
- Applied computer skills (Microsoft Office, Client Information Systems, Web browsing)
- Fluency in Spanish or a second language is a strong asset and preferred
- Valid Driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
- Criminal background check;
- Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and statutory holidays as required;
Who we are:
Reconnect Community Health Services is a Toronto based not-for-profit offering a wide range of programs, treatment, support services and help to individuals 16 years of age and older. Our services include Adult Day Services, Case Management, Home Help and Personal Care, Meals on Wheels, Therapeutic Falls Prevention, Mental Health Multidisciplinary Teams, Addictions Case Management, Crisis Outreach and Crisis Beds.
All interested applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Monday, December 17, 2018. Please reference "Case Worker" in the subject line.
To request an accommodation in the application process, contact us by phone at (416) 248-2050 ext. 5288
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Reconnect Community Health Services
1281 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M6E 1B8
Reconnect Community Health Services promotes the principles of and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We strongly encourage applicants with lived experiences, from Aboriginal communities, people of all races, colors, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations to apply. We recognize that equitable access to employment is an agent in social change.