The Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch is a proudly merged community agency serving the mental health needs of Lambton County and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Our vision is to have mentally healthy people in a healthy society. As a leader and champion for mental health, CMHA Lambton Kent provides services and facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health. Our efforts promote community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.
As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Mental Health First Responder will be the first point of contact for individuals seeking; ongoing mental health service, brief solution focused interventions as well as assistance to address an acute crisis. The Mental Health First Responder will conduct detailed assessments and gather relevant collateral information to determine service needs. Based on the outcome of the assessment individuals will be provided with the most appropriate service. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Mental Health First Responder will also provide acute crisis support to individuals via both phone and mobile.
Reporting to the Manager of Specialized Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions:
· Post-secondary degree in Social Work from an accredited university with current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; a Registered Nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (preferably with Canadian Certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing), Post-secondary degree with a relevant professional registration (acceptable to the employer); or a Registered Practical Nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
Hours of Work: 35 hours/week 9:00am-5:30pm. Flexible hours are required to meet the position requirements
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range: $46,930- $72,669, inclusive of HOOPP
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $46,930.00 to $72,669.00 /year