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Community Forensic Mental Health Specialist - Repost

Winnipeg, MB
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Requisition ID: 353829

Position Number: 20090202

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Employer: Shared Health

Site: Shared Health

Department / Unit: Mental Health Community Forensic

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MAHCP

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 09/13/2024

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days

Work Arrangement:

Daily Hours Worked: 7.25

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $36.711, $37.962, $39.371, $40.789, $42.297, $43.857, $45.559, $47.349, $49.176, $50.635

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

The Shared Health Mental Health and Addictions program provides a range of mental health and addiction services across the healthcare continuum that support and promote recovery. Through collaboration and partnership across various health, social service and community sectors the program strives to promote mental health and well-being for all, to reduce inequities and the impact of mental health and addiction problems and to work towards sustainability of mentally healthy individuals and communities.

Specialists are to provide a range of services to individuals experiencing mental health disorders and who as a result of criminal actions on their part are to be or have been found by the courts to be Unfit to Stand Trial or Not Criminally Responsible (per section XX.1 of the Criminal Code). Services are oriented towards the restoration, maintenance or enhancement of the client’s health functioning. Services are oriented to clients who require planning for community placements or who are living in the community. The specialists will be a resource to any rural community worker who has Unfit/NCR clients on their caseload, specifically providing information on case management, education, and continuous quality improvement activities and best practices.

  • Minimum of four years’ directly related community mental health experience.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • BSW, BSc.MH, BSc.PN, BN, OT, or other related health and human service degree required.
  • Licensure/Registration as per professional designation required.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a vehicle.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding the bio/psycho/social model of mental illness and recovery.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective networking and agency relations skills.
  • Able to use problem resolution skills to handle sensitive and complex issues related to multiple service involvement.
  • Working knowledge of the forensic and criminal justice systems an asset.
  • Familiarity with Word Processing and Data Base systems an asset.
Physical Requirements
  • May require evening and weekend work.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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