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Crisis Worker

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

This is a Part-time position in Hamilton, ON posted July 23, 2021.

Requisition ID: 269175 Position Number: 20090292 Posting End Date: July 23, 2021 City: Winnipeg Site: Shared Health Work Location: Downtown West Comm Health & SS Department / Unit: Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Unit Job Stream: Clinical Union: SHMGEUCommunity Anticipated Start Date: 08/03/2021 FTE: 0.00 Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends Daily Hours Worked: 8.00 Annual Base Hours: 2080 Salary: $ 20.097 , $ 20.720 , $ 21.433 , $ 22.168 , $ 22.915 , $ 23.650 Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba.

The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview Under the general direction of the CRC / CSU Clinical Team Leaders and Managers, and in collaboration with the CRC / CSU Clinical Team, the incumbent is responsible for providing supportive services to individuals in mental health or psychosocial crisis.

Maintenance of key Working Relationships Client/Family Support and Monitoring Documentation Maintenance of Premises Other Duties as Assigned The Employer may use this posting to establish an eligibility list.

Such lists may be maintained for a period of time not exceeding six (6) months.

Experience Minimum of two years mental health experience at the para-professional level, providing support services to adults with mental illness required.

Understanding of Recovery Oriented Guidelines.

Basic familiarity of a range of mental illness presentations.

Basic knowledge Mental Health Programs and Services.

Familiarity with relevant aspects of the Mental Health Act, Personal Health Information Act and Child & Family Services Act.

Familiarity with Crisis Intervention Theory and risk management responsibilities.

Understanding of Trauma Informed Care.

Understands the basic tenets of Mental Health Promotion, Suicide Prevention Initiatives and CODI Initiatives.

ASIST and Suicide Assessment and Intervention.

Knowledge and experience in working with people with substance related concerns.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate) Complete High School Education, Manitoba standards.

Completion of a recognized Community College Diploma program in Social Services, or a related health discipline preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience as recognized by Crisis Response Services may be considered.

Mental Health First Aide and ASIST certificates or willingness to obtain.

Safe Food Handling Certificate or willingness to obtain Computer skills including Internet and Microsoft Programs (Word, Outlook, EMR) Addiction related training is an asset.

The Crisis Response Centre has a mandate to provide service in French; preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates.

Certification/Licensure/Registration Must have a valid Manitoba Class V driver’s license.

Qualifications and Skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to receive and give direction.

Ability to coordinate and collaborate with resources.

Effective problem solving skills.

Crisis Intervention and Time Management skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills through clear communication and positive behavior within the Respectful Workplace Policy.

Adherence to all Workplace Safety and Health regulations and Safe Work practices.

Ability to prioritize tasks; excellent organizational skills.

Ability to respect and promote confidentiality.

Ability to respect and promote a cultural diverse population.

Physical Requirements Days, evenings, nights and weekend shifts.

Unexpected deadlines.

Some interruptions from internal and external sources.

Wide range of client-related and environmental responsibility (stocking, light lifting, transport tasks).

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.

As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act , the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.

In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better.

If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the ”Apply” icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.