Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Developmental Services Worker (Community Mental Health Program) Full Time in Ottawa, ON

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Developmental Services Worker (Community Mental Health Program)
Ottawa, ON

Minimum of 3 years recent experience in health care or social services providing psychiatric, developmental services and mental health care to persons with a…

Notice of union position vacant – C.U.P.E Local 942

Developmental Services Worker

Temporary Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Days/Evenings

Contract End Date: February 27, 2016.

Community Mental Health Program – F

lexible Assertive Community Treatment for Persons

Dually Diagnosed (Intellectual Disability and Mental Illness)

Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre –

Carlingwood Site



Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team

Participate in daily FACT team meetings to review clients and organize daily assignments.

Provide consistent, supportive interactions and activities to clients, in keeping with evidence based behavioral plans.

Provide support and education to caregivers including family members and agency staff.

Monitor and evaluate client progress and revise treatment/rehabilitation plans as indicated.

Provide direct assistance with symptom management (24 hour crisis support, individual clinical relationships, etc).

Link and accompany clients to appropriate resources in the community

Complete and maintain all necessary documentation as per ACT and professional standards

Complete all required non-clinical administrative documentation (i.e. workload measurement, quality improvement, forms, etc.).

Other duties may reasonably be assigned

Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.

Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Respectful Workplace policy.

Position Requirements

Developmental Services Worker diploma.

Minimum of 3 years recent experience in health care or social services providing psychiatric, developmental services and mental health care to persons with a Dual Diagnosis is required.

Experience working in community mental health is an asset.

Excellent communication skills

Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with community partners

Knowledge of developmental services sector, resources and application processes.

CPR training or recertification within the last 12 months.

Demonstrated ability to incorporate evidence base and innovation into practice.

Computer skills an asset.

Related educational experience an asset (i.e. Social services, Recreation or other relevant field).

WHMIS update in preceding 12 months.

Fire Training update in the past 12 months.

Completion of Prevention of Violence in the Workplace training (C.P.I.) required.

English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. Bilingualism (French/English) is mandatory.

Valid class G driver’s license. Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle.

Program Information

All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.

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Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The position will be open until filled.

The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

All new hires will be required to obtain a Criminal Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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