Director of Professional Services and Quality Assurance - Psychosocial
RegionOut of Province
Description

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: 

Reporting to the Assistant Executive Director (AED) Miyupimaatisiiun the incumbent contributes to the assurance of the quality of services provided by the social worker and associated professional and paraprofessional staff, for the scope of the organization’s programs and services that involve social staff and their practice. This is carried out by ensuring the professional role of a Director of Psycho-Social services through integrated co-management relationships with the line and other staff/functional managements in the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB).

 

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS: 

The incumbent achieves this leadership, planning, organization, coordination, support and control responsibility by:

• Contributing with others to the assurance of the strategic and tactical planning levels of the quality assurance function of professional practice standards, and programs and service design and delivery, for the scope of the organization’s programs and services;

• Contributing to the strategic planning for the social services related professional practice and standards (PP&S) and its programs and services design;

• Ensuring the tactical level planning of the professional/Clinical professional practice and standards objectives, programs, policies, procedures, protocols, clinical norms, and program and employee support tools, for all social well-being staff within integrated programs;

• Ensuring with others, the coordination, supervision and control of the policies for the supervision of the PP&S and clinical activities of the organization’s social well-being staff;

• Contributing through the leadership of the Director of Program Planning to program planning for the scope of the organization's services, and sitting as a member of the Program Planning committee;

• Contributing to the needs analysis and planning leadership of specific human resources management and development activities that impact professional standards, through a collaborative process with the respective social well-being related management and the Human Resources Department;

• Ensuring a collaborative planning and staff/functional programming support relationship with the management of the Community Miyupimaatisiiun Centres (CMC) and Regional Services;

• Providing various support to the Council of Multidisciplinary Workers.

• Ensuring the line management of the human, material, financial and information resources within his/her Department, with the functional collaboration of the Assistant Executive Director – Administration 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

• Bachelors in social work;

• Masters degree in social work, an asset;

• Certificate or courses in administration, an asset.

• Member of l’Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec.

 

Please note that applicants registered in the Cree Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.

 

Experience:

• Four (4) years of related senior level program planning or management experience. 

 

Knowledge and Abilities: 

• Strong knowledge of the MSSS social practice, programs, laws, regulations, RUIS Network, orientations and trends, including CHSSC (formerly CLSC), hospital services, rehabilitation, mental health and dependencies, and public health;

• Strong knowledge of social services related theory, practice, current issues and trends, and program planning, professional standards and acts, quality assurance and supervision, including the development of policies and program manuals;

• Strong knowledge of the strategic planning of programs, integrated programming, multidisciplinary team design, professional and organizational interdependence, information management and evaluation;

• Ability to provide professional leadership to line management and staff;

• Good record in an appropriate level of professional services or programming line management or leadership, and; human, financial, and information resources management is an asset;

• Knowledge of, or ability to grasp the issues and context that relate to First Nation professional services programming;

• Knowledge of Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun (traditional healing and helping practices) is an asset;

• Ability to apply Eeyou (Cree) culture, values, traditions and teachings into programs and services;

• Knowledge of Cree culture, communities and language is an asset;

• Excellent critical thinking, decision-making, planning and organizational skills as applied to professional practice planning and implementation;

• Results-oriented, autonomous, flexible, and ability to multi-task;

• Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and teamwork skills;

• Excellent communication skills, both written and presentation;

• Ability to effectively collaborate with all colleagues, as a team member and team leader;

• Ability in administrative and statistical computer applications, and management information systems.

 

Language:

• Fluent in French and in English;

• Fluency in Cree is an asset 

 

Additional information:

• Willing to travel extensively and participate in required training.

How to Apply

Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

Tel: 514-861-5955            Fax: 514-989-7495

Email: jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Contact Email jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Expiry 31/01/2019
Social Worker lll - SchoolsPlus - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Manager, Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Addictions, the Social Worker functions as a member of both the AVRSB Schools Plus team and the Child & Adolescent MH&A team. The purpose of this position is to support the Schools Plus team with Mental Health related areas of concern. The main responsibilities of this position will be to:

1) work within the Schools Plus model and refer to the formal mental health system as required;

2) provide early identification and intervention, screening, consultation, navigation, brief intervention; and

3) co-facilitate groups/workshops within the schools. The SW lll will also connect with Child & Adolescent MH&A team for professional development opportunities, clinical case reviews, mentoring and supervision, and provide ‘Choice’ appointments for the formal mental health system at the current Schools Plus sites. The Social Worker will practice the principles and philosophy of CAPA (Choice and Partnership Approach) in all areas of position responsibility. 

The Social Worker ensures that the principles and practices that guide NSHA such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and inter-professional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver. 

Schools Plus is a collaborative model that is comprehensive and student focused. Multiple partners work together to educate and provide service to the whole child and family, with the school as the centre of service.  Working within the Schools Plus Model, the clinician will report to the Child and Adolescent Manager, Mental Health and Addictions, for all clinical duties pertaining to individuals, groups and families.  The clinician is a member of the multidisciplinary team and participates in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of mental health services for the assigned population in designated school settings. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications 

• Masters of Social Work.

• Current registration with the NSCSW, or eligible to become registered, required.

• Practicum training or experience in the child and youth mental health outpatient field is an asset.

• Ongoing professional development is required.

• Ongoing development related to information systems (such as SAP and Meditech).

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook).

• Competence in assessment, intervention (individual, family and group) and research.

• Ability to communicate fluently in French, both verbally and in writing.

• Knowledge of mental illness.

• Knowledge of DSM V.

• Knowledge of health promotion and community resources/development.

• Demonstrated accountability.

• Demonstrated judgment and decision-making skills.

• Strong client focus and ability to lead solid client/practitioner relationships.

• Demonstrated communication and conflict-resolution skills.

• Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills.

• Committed to continuous improvement and innovation.

• Demonstrated leadership abilities.

• Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills.

• Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health.

• Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and previous employment.

• Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position, including working alone or with team members in the community setting; working flexible hours, including evenings; dealing with time-sensitive, stressful situations; travelling within the Western Zone geographical area as necessary.

• Demonstrated regular attendance in current and previous employment.

• Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

• Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

• Successful applicants are required to provide a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry check before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application.  Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. 

 

Hours of Work 

Permanent Full-time (100%) Position; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly. 

Travel to other sites is required, must have access to reliable vehicle. 

This position will support West Kings Family of Schools and the home site will be Solider's Memorial Hospital. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information 

Social Worker lll (HC 87): 

$34.1283 - $44.8646 hourly 

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How to Apply

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. Only online applications will be accepted, interested candidates please apply here: https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=23647&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 31/01/2019
Clinical Therapist - Outpatient Clinic - Chester/Dawson - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions – Community-Based, or designate, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for delivering in-depth therapeutic services and consultations.  These services provide for psychotherapeutic intervention with individuals, families, and groups affected by mental health and addictions -related problems, in co-operation with other community-based agencies, employers, groups and individuals.  The Clinical Therapist also participates in the delivery of prevention and health promotion programs, integrates prevention and health promotion into clinical practice, provides input into program development, and participates in the evaluation research of the organization. 

The Clinical Therapist exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the framework and objectives of the Mental Health & Addictions and the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization. 

As a member of the Mental Health & Addictions team, the use of nicotine or any illegal substance of abuse by the Clinical Therapist is not acceptable. The employee’s use of such substances undermines the credibility of the Service and may trigger the use of the substance in clients and hamper the effectiveness of the client’s treatment. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications 

•Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Social Work or other professional counseling program from a recognized institution and a minimum of three to five years’ experience in child and youth mental health.

•Current registration with a relevant Nova Scotia regulatory body recognized in law within the province such as the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers or the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology.

•Demonstrated knowledge of various treatment theories and approaches as well as an integrated level of knowledge and skills, with demonstrated ability to make sound decisions regarding client care and to work cooperatively with school personnel, other professionals, para-professionals and lay persons.

•Training and experience in Family Therapy would be considered an asset.

•Effective application of the personal qualities, skills and techniques involved in the field of addiction and mental health-related programming.

•Demonstrated knowledge of the broader field of addictions and mental health from a health promotion, prevention and treatment perspective and demonstrated understanding of a community-based approach to service delivery.

•Leadership qualities necessary to coordinate treatment provision in various programs.

•Demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA).

•Demonstrated high degree of interpersonal effectiveness, professional boundaries and judgment, empathy, commitment to teamwork, and strong understanding and application of ethical principles.

•Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health.

•Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, internet, email and the ability to use health information systems for decision support.

•Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, and maintain productivity and personal health.

•Demonstrated exemplary work history and attendance in current and previous employment.

•Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position, such as working flexible hours (including night-time and weekend work); potential for considerable fatigue and stress due to the nature of the position; managing stressful situations; assuming occasional risk for some clients who may be hostile or confused due to chemical influence and/or other factors; working alone in a satellite office; travelling within the South Shore and Western Zone geographical area as necessary.

•Travel to other sites or throughout the province is required. Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle is required.

•Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred •Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People & Organizational Development before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

 

Hours of Work

Permanent Full-time (100%) Position; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly Travel to other sites or throughout the province is required. Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle is required. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information

Clinical Therapist (HTH009):

$33.4566- $43.9817 hourly

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How to Apply

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. Only online applications will be accepted, interested candidates please apply here:

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Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 31/01/2019
Clinical Therapist - Adult Outpatient - Dawson - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions – Community-Based, or designate, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for delivering in-depth therapeutic services and consultations. These services provide for psycho-therapeutic intervention with individuals, families, and groups affected by mental health and addictions -related problems, in co-operation with other community-based agencies, employers, groups and individuals. The Clinical Therapist also participates in the delivery of prevention and health promotion programs, integrates prevention and health promotion into clinical practice, provides input into program development, and participates in the evaluation research of the organization. 

The Clinical Therapist exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the framework and objectives of the Mental Health & Addictions and the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization. 

As a member of the Mental Health & Addictions team, the use of nicotine or any illegal substance of abuse by the Clinical Therapist is not acceptable. The employee’s use of such substances undermines the credibility of the Service and may trigger the use of the substance in clients and hamper the effectiveness of the client’s treatment. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications

•Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Social Work or other professional counseling program from a recognized institution and a minimum of two years’ related experience

•Current registration with a relevant Nova Scotian regulatory body recognized in law within the province such as the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers or the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology

•Demonstrated knowledge of various treatment theories and approaches as well as an integrated level of knowledge and skills, with demonstrated ability to make sound decisions regarding client care and to work cooperatively with other professionals, para-professionals and lay persons

•Effective application of the personal qualities, skills and techniques involved in the field of addiction and mental health-related programming

•Demonstrated knowledge of the broader field of mental health & addictions from a health promotion, prevention and treatment perspective and demonstrated understanding of a community-based approach to service delivery

•Leadership qualities necessary to coordinate treatment provision in various programs

•Demonstrated understanding of, and experience working with, the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA)

•Demonstrated high degree of interpersonal effectiveness, professional judgment, empathy, commitment to teamwork, and strong understanding and application of ethical principles

•Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health.

•Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, internet, email and the ability to use health information systems for decision support

•Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, and maintain productivity and personal health.

•Demonstrated exemplary work history and attendance in current and previous employment.

•Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position, such as working flexible hours (including evening work); potential for considerable fatigue and stress due to the nature of the position; managing stressful situations; assuming occasional risk for some clients who may be hostile or confused due to chemical influence and/or other factors; working alone in a satellite office; and travelling/working at other areas as required

•Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to reliable vehicle

•Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

•Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application.  Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

 

Hours of Work

Full-time (100%) Long-Assignment; 75.00 Hours Bi-weekly.

With an anticipated start of December 10, 2018 and an expected end date of December 10, 2019 (approximately 12 months). 

These are anticipated dates and may be subject to change. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.

 

Salary Information

Clinical Therapist (HTH009):

$33.4566 - $43.9817 hourly

 

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How to Apply

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. Only online applications are accepted, interested candidates please apply here:  https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=21408&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 10/02/2019
Clinical Therapist - SchoolsPlus Mental Health Clinician - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Reporting to the Manager, Child & Adolescent, Mental Health Services, the Schools Plus Clinician provides preventative, proactive programming as well as interventions for students and families. 

The Clinician will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team in the provision, planning, development and evaluation of a full range of mental health services to children/adolescents, groups and families and will be responsible for delivering diagnostic, therapeutic and consultation services exclusively within the school based programs. The clinician participates in meetings/case conferences with Schools Plus Schools, school program planning and outside agencies. Schools Plus is a student focused comprehensive and collaborative inter-agency approach to educating and providing service to the child/adolescent and family, with the school as the centre of service. 

Please Note:  This is a reposting; previous applicants need not reapply 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications 

•Master’s Degree in Social Work, MA Psych or Master's in Counseling

•Two years of clinical experience in a healthcare setting required

•Registration (or eligible) with a relevant Nova Scotia regulatory body required.

•Professional social work experience in integrated service delivery and direct service delivery to children, youth and families with complex needs.

•Familiarity and knowledge of the Nova Scotia public school system, Community Services, Justice, Health and community resources.

•Ability to keep accurate records, maintain confidentiality and create case plans.

•Ability to work independently and to work collaboratively with various service providers.

•Ability to plan and organize a demanding caseload with minimum supervision.

•Demonstrated experience in group facilitation and working with Advisory Committees.

•Valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required.

•Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure client focused care across services and providers.

•Ability to engage and work with diverse communities and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

•Non Violent Crisis Intervention required (or willingness to be trained upon hiring).

•Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of youth and their families.

•Must provide a Driver’s Abstract, Criminal Record Check and a completed Child Abuse Registry Check.

•Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

•Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information. 

 

Hours of Work 

Permanent full-time (100%) position; 75 hours biweekly. 

Please note this position supports the Schools of East Hants Area. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information 

Clinical Therapist: 

$34.1284 - $44.8646 hourly 

 

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How to Apply
Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 29/01/2019
Clinical Therapist - Child & Adolescent Services - Mental Health & Addictions
RegionOut of Province
Description

Req ID: 29241

Location: Western Zone, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Company: NSHA

Department: 60018791 MHA WZ Child SMH

Type of Employment: Regular Hourly FT  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)  Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit - CUPE Posting Closing Date: 29-Jan-19. Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date. 

 

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. 

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. 

 

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Manager, Child & Adodolescent Services - Mental Health & Addictions, or designate, the Clinical Therapist is a member of the multi-disciplinary team to assess and treat individuals and families affected by a broad range of disorders, illnesses and mental health complaints as well as delivers treatment groups. The Social Worker participates in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of Mental Health Services for those persons under age 19.  

The Clinical Therapist participates in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of Mental Health Services for those persons under age 19.  

 The Clinical Therapist ensures that the principles and practices that guide NSHA such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and inter-professional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifying criteria.

 

Qualifications 

•Masters of Psychology or Social Work or other accredited counselling program (with clinical undergrad)

•Current registration with applicable professional regulatory body – NSASW, NSCCT or NS Board of Examiners in Psychology, or eligible to become registered, required

•Two years’ experience as an independent practitioner, providing assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with mental health challenges

•Experience working within an inter-professional collaborative team environment and with community agencies relating to children, youth and family issues

•Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of multi-systemic interventions for mental illnesses

•Demonstrated sound professional judgment and commitment to excellence

•Demonstrated exceptional time management, decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills

•Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and supportive working relationships with clients, co-workers, other NSHA departments and community partners

•Basic computer skills (e-mail, internet, Microsoft Suite or equivalent)

•Demonstrated regular attendance in current and previous employment

•Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position, such as working flexible hours (including evening work); potential for considerable fatigue and stress due to the nature of the position; managing stressful situations; assuming occasional risk for some clients who may be hostile or confused due to chemical influence and/or other factors; working alone in a satellite office; and travelling/working at other areas as required

•Valid Nova Scotia Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle

•Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

•Successful external applicants are required to provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and, Child Abuse Registry Check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

 

Hours of Work 

Permanent Full-time (100%); 75:00 Hours Bi-weekly. 

Travel to other sites (or schools) may be required and must have access to reliable vehicle. 

Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifying criteria. 

 

Salary Information 

Clinical Therapist (HC 87): 

$34.1283 - $44.8646 

 

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

 

 

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How to Apply

Only online applications will be accepted, interested candidates please apply here: 

https://career17.sapsf.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=29241&company=NSHAP&username=

Contact Email heather.campbell3@nshealth.ca
Expiry 29/01/2019