Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel
Support your community. Advance your career.
Fulfill your purpose Joining the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel Dufferin Branch means you’ll be part of something meaningful. For starters, we’re honored to have received the Canadian Non-Profit Employer of Choice Award for our efforts to help people live better.
Providing support and services to those who live with mental illness and addictions, we’re committed to increasing awareness and addressing the stigma surrounding mental health. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to create a diverse organization that represents the communities we serve – and the people we help.
What we offer As a community-based agency, we’re dedicated to the mental, physical, and social health of everyone – including our team members. That’s why we’re proud to offer a total rewards package that helps our Registered Nurses balance their professional and home life.
You’ll also be empowered to keep learning new skills and reaching your goals – from developing a career growth plan to participating in training sessions. We offer our permanent team members some unique perks that really stand out: HOOPP (Pension Plan) Ongoing professional development plus $250 annual funding for continuing education and certifications Annual allowance to invest in achieving your personal wellness goals Mileage reimbursement and car detailing for work-related travel The hourly rate for this position is: $36.
12 – $41. 46 per hour We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse – Outreach (Relief).
As part of the Outreach Team, you will provide services to the homeless population in Peel Region, in particular, identifying people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and engaging them in services that support their challenges with serious mental illness or mental illness and substance abuse (concurrent disorders). This is a relief position with 12 hour shifts mostly in the evenings, weekends and overnights.
The incumbent must be comfortable driving the Outreach Van across the Region of Peel. What you will do Work autonomously and utilize clinical judgment in providing comprehensive nursing care.
In collaboration with the Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner, coordinate, schedule, administer medical assessments, medication, referrals for health, social and other medical services. Participate in the rotational 12-hour Outreach schedule which involves community street outreach support, working on the Mobile Health Clinic, and answering the 24/7 Street Help Line.
Collaborate with families and Community Service Providers to develop care plans for clients who are street homeless and/or residing in shelter or hotel. Conduct on-site Community Nursing Clinics at key drop-in locations in the Peel Region.
“I love seeing my clients progress. I see them at their lowest point then I see them when they stabilize.
It’s very powerful and satisfying. ” Registered Nurse What you need to join our team Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing 2 to 3 years demonstrated Nursing experience in a background in Primary, Urgent and/or Critical Care Experience/interest in working with communities facing barriers to accessing health care due to poverty, social isolation, homelessness, mental health and/or substance use challenges Primary care health assessments and education Understanding of the social determinants of health as they impact persons experiencing homelessness Comfort working with an electronic charting system Ability to work 12-hour shifts covering evenings, weekends and overnights Valid Ontario driver’s license, relevant vehicle insurance and access to a reliable vehicle Proof of administered full-series Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination by prior to start date.
If unable to be vaccinated for reasons relating to protected grounds under the Code, completed medical or religious exemption must be provided. At the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel Dufferin Branch, we provide a wide array of community services, resources, and care for people with mental illness.
In your role, you’ll not only assist people who are struggling, you’ll help them return to good health and reintegrate into the community. In everything we do, we work together to make the world a better place – one person at a time.
Apply Now and EMPOWER your career ____________________________________________________________________________ CMHA Peel Dufferin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diverse, inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes, and work environment.
We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized. We acknowledge that removing existing barriers and preventing new barriers is required in providing opportunities that foster independence, inclusion, and dignity for people of all ages, genders, cultures, and abilities.
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. When contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the HR Department of any accommodations needed in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
We retain all applications submitted for one year.