Job Title:

Mental Health Cinical Supervisor

Company:

Carrier Sekani Family Services

Location:

Burns Lake, BC

Closing Date:

January 20, 2020


Burns Lake, Vanderhoof or Fort St. James, BC

Full time– 35hr/wk

Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) is recruiting for a Mental Health Clinical Supervisor for Child and Youth to join the remarkable growing team of our Health & Wellness programs.  The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all clinical activities carried out by mental health professionals working within the child and youth program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program:

  • Provide leadership and support by responding to queries with quality, holistic and culturally relevant best practices to clinical staff in accordance with legislation, directives, ministry policy, standards and approved procedures.
  • Provide guidance and direction to clinical staff with challenging and urgent cases in a timely manner
  • Conduct team case consultations
  • Participate in program development and evaluation
  • Identify process gaps and risk management issues
  • Plan, promote, participate in home visits, workshops, community events, etc. to increase outreach and awareness in our member nations within the Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Team
  • Consult and liaise with external agencies as appropriate in addition to developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders such as community agencies and referral sources
  • Act as the second step of appeal for clients who disagree with workers decisions
  • Evaluates the delivery and impact through the implementation and improvement of data collections systems, data interpretation and conversion to useful information
  • Prepare and submit month end reports and other paperwork in a timely manner
  • Provide ongoing file audits
  • Provide regular status reports including issues identification and strategies to address them
  • Monitor the effectiveness and standard of services and report areas of concern along with recommendations
  • Provide input or recommend changes to existing or proposed programs, policies, procedures and systems
  • Assist in the development of program long range goals, with management and staff involvement

Administration:

  • Provide annual employee evaluations on all clinical staff in conjunction with Health and Wellness Manager
  • Ensure staff annual work plans are completed in a timely manner
  • Advise clinical staff of learning opportunities
  • Ensure each clinical staff person has the professional qualifications and designations required to carry out their duties (including critical incident stress management certification)
  • Advise the program manager of any clinical staff concerns
  • Assist in support for the integrated care teams as necessary

Other:

  • Maintain and develop professional clinical and supervisory competencies through participation in a variety of learning opportunities such as seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in a mental health related field
  • Registration with a mental health related professional board
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in mental health related management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Provide leadership and support by responding to queries with quality, holistic and culturally relevant best practices to clinical staff in accordance with legislation, directives, ministry policy, standards and approved procedures.
  • Provide guidance and direction to clinical staff with challenging and urgent cases in a timely manner
  • Conduct team case consultations
  • Participate in program development and evaluation; identify process gaps and risk management issues
  • Plan, promote, participate in home visits, workshops, community events, etc. to increase outreach and awareness in our member nations within the Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Team
  • Consult and liaise with external agencies as appropriate in addition to developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders such as community agencies and referral sources
  • Act as the second step of appeal for clients who disagree with workers decisions
  • Evaluates the delivery and impact through the implementation and improvement of data collections systems, data interpretation and conversion to useful information
  • Prepare and submit month end reports and other paperwork in a timely manner
  • Provide ongoing file audits
  • Provide regular status reports including issues identification and strategies to address them
  • Monitor the effectiveness and standard of services and report areas of concern along with recommendations
  • Provide input or recommend changes to existing or proposed programs, policies, procedures and systems

Working/Special Conditions

  • This position routinely deals with a high degree of stress due to the complexity of issues, time pressure for decision making, unforeseen circumstances, changing priorities and uncertainty. Exposure to regular travel to remote locations and overnight travel is required.
  • Exposure to regular travel to remote locations and overnight travel is required.
  • Occasionally life and/or move up to 25lbs.
  • Communication with a wide variety of internal and external clients is required
  • Will be required to work evenings and weekends at times

In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.

TO APPLY:

Go to www.csfs.org/jobs and “click to view our postings.”

Deadline to apply: January 20, 2020. Please submit a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





Posted 2020-01-09








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