Community Support Worker (Outreach)

  • Mission Services
  • 459 York St., London, ON, Canada
  • Sep 10, 2019

Job Description

The Community Mental Health Programs, of Mission Services of London, has an opening for Full-Time (40 hrs/week) Streetscape Community Outreach Worker.  This position will work under the supervision of the Community Mental Health Program Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Screen and assess appropriate referrals
  • Identify and engage individuals from the target population
  • Assist clients to access services
  • Assist consumers to attain identified needs, i.e. shelter, food, clothing, physical health
  • Network with other agencies and service providers
  • Administrative duties i.e. computerized data collection, participation in team and training opportunities
Qualifications:
  • Post secondary education in mental health and/or addiction field.
  • Minimum two years experience working with the seriously mentally ill and homeless.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience and knowledge in concurrent disorders.
  • Knowledge of issues and relevant legislation related to mental health and homelessness.
  • Working knowledge of social services/resources in London and area.
  • A valid “G” class driver’s license, as well as a licensed and insured vehicle.
  • Current First Aid, CPI and CPR certification.
Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:
Community Mental Health Program Coordinator
Email:  dnemeth@missionservices.ca