Closing date: Apr 27, 2018
Location: Fort Simpson
Department: NTHSSA DC Mental Health&Addict
Job Code: 15375
Salary: $83,363 - $99,509
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About the Job
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.
This position provides case management to adults with psychiatric disorders, addictions or dual diagnosis. They report to the Regional Manager, Mental Health and Addiction Services. This position is responsible for:
- Intake, assessment and referral of clients to Dehcho regional and Territorial services
-Case management of clients accessing out of territory placements
- The provision of outreach services to a caseload of additional clients residing independently, requiring information, support, supervision, and case-planning with other agencies.
- Playing a key liaison role with non-government organizations providing supported housing and day programming.
- Participation on behalf of NTHSSA at key joint stakeholder meetings.
- Formation of and management of assertive treatment to support high need clients in the community.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and 2 years of related experience.
A Bachelor's Degree in Psychiatric Nursing and 2 years of related experience.
Eligible for current registration with the Department of Health and Social Services is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practicenorth.ca .
Driver's License Requirement
A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $42.75 per hour (approximately $83,362 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $10,192.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 15375
Closing Date: April 27, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
FORT SMITH, NT X0E 0P0
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298