Brief Outreach Worker

Job Location: Brantford
Program: Mental Health Services - Brief Outreach
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: April 12, 2019
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reports To: Program Manager

Provide timely, effective early intervention, to reduce the need for more intensive and intrusive services. To provide outreach services in locations within the community for youth 12-18 and their families. Provide navigation to additional services as required.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to:

  1. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the youth/families (at least 2-3 nights per week and weekends) with the flexibility to do split shifts
  2. Must be able to work in multiple locations within the community, engage and maintain community partnerships
  3. Provides a range of brief outreach services to at-risk youth and their families including drop-in programs and individual counselling
  4. Responsible for community outreach, prevention and intervention with at-risk youth ages 12-18 to provide mental health services
  5. Participate in community committees including Brantford Crisis Table and local events

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have Child & Youth Worker diploma or degree/diploma in related field
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in related field
  • Experience working with youth, families, and community partners
  • Ability to engage at-risk and/or disconnected youth and to work from a strength-based, collaborative perspective
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Valid driver’s license and daily use of a vehicle
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and computer skills
  • Current police check, including vulnerable screening
  • PMAB and ASIST certificate an asset
  • Valid First Aid and CPR (asset)
  • Second language an asset

 

Please send resumes to the attention of:

Lindsay Craig at careers@woodview.ca clearly identifying “Brief Outreach Worker” in the Subject Line or by fax: (519) 752-9102

Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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Application Form (Brief Outreach Worker)

Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
69 Flatt Road
Burlington, ON L7P 0T3

Halton: (905) 689-4727
Hamilton: (905) 689-4727
Brant: (519) 752-5308
Charitable Registration Number:
119303923RR0001

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