Health Case Manager – Mino Kaanjigoowin Closing: December 06, 2021, at 12noon
POSITION: Health Case Manager – Mino Kaanjigoowin
SHIFT: Monday to Friday 8am-4pm
Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) located in Toronto, is a diverse, multi-service organization. Through a culture-based approach that addresses the holistic needs of its clients, Na-Me-Res’ mission is to provide temporary, transitional and permanent housing to Aboriginal men experiencing homelessness in Toronto, while providing outreach and support services to the broader Aboriginal homeless population.
MAIN FUNCTION: The Health Case Manager is a member of the Mino Kaanjigoowiin team, a housing First intensive case management team working with Indigenous clients who experience chronic mental health and addiction issues. This program is a part of the Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) range of programs working with clients experiencing homelessness.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
- Complete thorough intake, assessments, and develop case plans with clients from a recovery-oriented approach
- Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate client care
- Provide appropriate referrals to address clients physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs
- Ensure that program delivery is consistent with Indigenous culture and traditions
- Prevents and/or resolves developing crises to avoid unnecessary use of emergency rooms and re-hospitalization
- Assures the maintenance of case management records with appropriate reviews and updating of client care plans
- Prepare and facilitate health promotion activities
- Follow clients from homelessness to housing providing follow up supports as required
- Liaise and advocate on behalf of clients with community agencies, including health providers
- Other related duties and identified and required by the Manager
- Post-secondary education in Social Work or Nursing
- Registered member of respective Ontario College, in good standing
- 3-5 years experience working with people who are homeless and have mental health and addiction issues
- Specialized knowledge and ability to navigate the health and mental health system
- Strong capacity to manage crises and problem solve
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of Housing First Principles
- Knowledge of Indigenous social and health related issues
- Clear Police reference check required as a condition of employment
Na-Me-Res encourages Aboriginal applicants (First Nation, Métis and Inuit). We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are invited to an interview and require accommodation, we will make every effort to accommodate you.
Native Men’s Residence requires all employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent of a valid medical exemption or other reasonable consideration pursuant to the Human Rights Code of Ontario.
CLOSING DATE: December 06, 2021, at 12noon
A cover letter and resume can be submitted to:
26 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2C4 Fax #: (416) 652-3138 / Email: email@example.com
(Hand delivered resumes will not be accepted, no phone call please)