Canadian Mental Health Association
January 29, 2021
Cornwall, ON, Canada
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Responsible for the management, supervision and clinical direction of all Branch mental health and addiction programs and services.
To the Executive Director
- Masters degree in one of the related Social/Health Sciences combined with three years direct supervisory service experience in mental health/addictions service.
- Four years managerial experience, or equivalent combinations of education and experience.
- Significant experience in a health or social services setting.
- Experience working in a unionized environment.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Advanced working knowledge of mental health and addictions issues
- Demonstrated leadership, communication and organizational skills
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues.
- Advanced language skills in French and English, a requirement as per the Branch’s French Language Designation Plan.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
- Provide clinical direction to all Branch programs in accordance with Best Practices in Mental Health and Addiction
- Develop new programming in line with MOHLTC/LHIN/ OHT directions
- Review and maintain program procedure manual to reflect best practices
- Responsible for facilitating the work of specific program committees, as established by the Branch
- Act as the clinical contact person with other agencies in the community
- Participate in client case conferences, when required
- Ensure adequate client records are maintained including the audit of files on a regular basis in the Client Database.
- Quality Improvement & Accreditation lead representative within the Branch
Supervision of Direct Reports
- Supervise Program Managers and provide coaching to members of the leadership team where required
- As a resource, facilitate change management for increased organizational effectiveness
- In conjunction with Human Resources, make recommendations to the Executive Director relative to matters of hiring
- Participate in disciplinary procedures as required
For the Branch
- Responsible for ongoing education plan for Program Workers and Volunteers
- Coordinate and administer Branch surveys to solicit client satisfaction and make recommendations to the Executive Director. (OPOC, CFCAC, FLS)
- Facilitate and promote positive relations among the staff teams of the Branch
- Promote and encourage positive inter-agency relations with our community partners
- Participate in program development, improvement activities, and staff meetings
- Participate in professional development
- Participate in community committees and Provincial Clinical Leads Work Group as required
- Provide timely and informative reports as directed and requested by the Executive Director
- Act as Management relief as required
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Terms of reference
Start date is flexible depending on availability.
35 hours / week. Permanent Full-time Position.
If you have any difficulties please contact us at 613-933-5845 and we will be happy to help.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for the position
will be contacted. The Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be
provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs
known in advance.