Crisis Response Worker

CMHA Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, ON

Crisis Response Worker
Casual – Variable Hours
This position is within OPSEU local 720 Bargaining Unit
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 by 4:30pm
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.
• Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in the Health or Human Services Field
• Two years experience working with individuals with a mental health illness
• Applicants must be available for shift work on weekdays, weeknights,
weekends, and on short notice.
• Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle.
• Police Clearance Certificate is required.
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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, Aboriginal persons and persons
with disabilities.