Join the dynamic team of the Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association – Justice Program.
Reporting to the Justice Program Manager, the successful candidate will provide intensive case management services to persons diagnosed with a mental illness, concurrent disorder, or a dual diagnosis within the correctional system and following release in order to promote recovery and a reduction in recidivism.
Provide psychosocial assessments, needs assessments, and community support plans. Provide institutional and community-based support services as required, coordinate client services through collaboration with other agencies, monitor, record, & evaluate the achievement of client goals.
Bachelor of Social Work Degree minimum, with counseling experience preferred. Registered & in good standing with the NLASW. Experience working in the mental health field with individuals experiencing mental illness/mental health concerns; excellent clinical and problem-solving skills & working knowledge of local community resources. Adaptable to working in varied environments with ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with several key stakeholders. Ability to work with minimum supervision & as part of a team. Strong communication and organizational skills. Must have valid First Aid/CPR, Suicide Intervention and Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification. Flexible hours (some evening and weekend, as required). Knowledge of or experience in the correctional field, desirable but not required.
Deadline: April 16th, 2019 by close of business.
Thank you to all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.