Community Team Lead - #8990681

St Joseph's Care Group

Date: 2022-11-25
Salary: $24.08 - $24.63 per hour
Contract type: Full time
St Joseph's Care Group
Bargaining Unit: UNIFOR-SMITH
Status: Full Time
Department: Older Adult Intake & Community Program/Groups
Site: Sister Margaret Smith Centre
Shifts: Days/Evenings
Rate of Pay: $24.08 - $24.63 per hour

Within the framework of the Adult Addiction Programs, the Addiction Worker is responsible for assisting other team members with the entry of clients into the appropriate service at the Sister Margaret Smith Centre and assist with the facilitation of program delivery.

This position will assist the Older Adult Program with intake to the program and complete the following tasks: provide information and communicate with potential clients and referents through phone, fax, mail and virtual platforms; ensure information and referral material is up to date; complete referral log, register, admit, and provide service logging for clients in Catalyst; Assist with client admissions to residential programs; Assist with administration of screening tools; provide tours and information to referents as requested; Provide transportation options to clients so as to reduce barriers to programs, including driving corporate vehicle; Recognize and respond appropriately to increased needs of vulnerable populations. The Addiction Worker will participate in developing community linkages, promoting programs and fostering positive public relations.
This role will also include support to other programs and groups within the Sister Margaret Smith Centre as required. Some evening and weekend work will be required

Applicants must have a minimum of a two-year Diploma in a Human Service Program from an accredited college and experience working in an intake related position with clients experiencing substance abuse and/or mental health problems. Additional requirements include direct experience in dealing with the public in an entry capacity; working knowledge of addiction issues; crisis management skills; word processing and experience with database programs, in particular Catalyst; well-developed oral and written communication skills; excellent time management and organization. Candidate must have a valid Class G Drivers license and have no limitations on driving ability. The ability to work both independently as well as on a multi-disciplinary team is essential

This is Expression of Interest is eligible for the Community Team Lead designation and open to all full time Addiction Workers.

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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