Outreach Worker

Job Location: Brantford
Program: Outreach – Mental Health Programs
Job Type:  Full-Time 
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date:  May 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Reports To: Program Manager

Specific Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  1. Providing Intensive home, school and community based assessment and treatment intervention for children & youth in Brantford, and Brant County (ages 0 – 18) identified with mental health needs, and their families.
  2. Providing support to youth in Drop In and other local community youth programs in addition to the delivery of educational/ preventative programs delivered locally with a focus on engaging youth.
  3. Service coordination and collaboration in developing individualized goal-focused treatment plans. Provide consultation, support and training to families, schools and other agencies.
  4. Must be able to work flexible hours.
  5. Maintaining all records and reports as required by agency policies and procedures.
  6. Participating in all appropriate case conferences, staff meetings, team meetings, etc.
  7. Being accessible and accountable to the team members and to participate in regular supervision processes.
Qualifications:
  1. Must have Child & Youth Worker (CYW) diploma, or degree/diploma in related field
  2. Minimum 3 years’ experience in children’s mental health
  3. Experience working with families
  4. A demonstrated ability to work from a strength-based, collaborative perspective with clients and families with complex needs, including anxiety, depression and self- harm
  5. Implement client focused activities, responsive to the needs of clients
  6. Sound knowledge and/or experience in the mental health field and an ability to manage the emotional and behavioural needs of clients
  7. Demonstrated confidence, self- direction and sound judgement in the role of CYW
  8. Strong ability to communicate concise, accurate information in verbal and written reporting
  9. Participation in family sessions, group work, including evening and weekend hours
  10. Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job (written/verbal/implied)
  11. NVCI and ASIST certification an asset
  12. Current Police Check, including vulnerable screening
  13. Knowledge of DBT, CBT, SNAP, and FASD  are an asset.
  14. Valid First Aid and CPR (an asset)
  15. Strong organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  16. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  17. Ability to work flexible hours
  18. Computer skills and knowledge of how to navigate different social media platforms
  19. Second language an asset
  20. Valid driver’s license and daily use of a reliable vehicle with the ability to transport clients
How To Apply

Qualified candidates are asked to send their resume to Lindsay Craig at careers@woodview.ca (including the job title in the subject line), or by fax to 519-752-9102.

We thank all candidates but only those selected for an interview 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.