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CHIRS

Community Head Injury Resource Services

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Available Careers:

General Information

One of CHIRS' most valuable assets is its committed staff who provide the daily support to clients. In order to equip staff to work successfully alongside individuals living with the effects of brain injury, CHIRS offers a broad range of methodologies and treatment techniques.

Community Head Injury Resource Services (CHIRS) is an accredited leader in the provision of community-based support for individuals living with acquired brain injury. CHIRS has an international reputation for developing and implementing services for people living with co-occurring brain injury, substance use and mental health challenges.

How to Apply: Download the PDF or DOC Application Form which is available on the right hand side of this page. Please email with your cover letter and resume to Galyn Baptist, HR Manager at galynb@chirs.com.

CHIRS values diversity and inclusion in the workplace and as such encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the AODA. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify the HR Manager at 416 240 8000.

We appreciate all applications; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Social Worker
We are currently seeking a talented, compassionate, and dedicated Social Worker to join our Clinical Team to replace our current Social Worker who is retiring.
Job Schedule/Type: Full-time (40 hours per week); flexible schedule may include some evenings and weekends.
Job Region: Toronto

Application deadline: January 5, 2024

Position Summary:

The Social Worker will join an experienced clinical team serving people living with acquired brain injury, problematic substance use and serious mental health disorders as well as their families. The incumbent will use their clinical skills in the areas of counselling, group facilitation, crisis management, staff training, and assessment. The incumbent will provide on-site supervision to Social Work students and will lead the agency's internal Ethics Committee and provide agency representation on the Community Ethics Network. The Social Worker will be part of a clinical team that includes Neuropsychologists and Occupational Therapists and will have opportunities to participate in clinical consultations, training, and program development.

Criteria:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) and a registered member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW);
  • Minimum 5 years providing counselling and facilitating clinical/support groups to individuals and their families;
  • Experience working with individuals with neurocognitive/neurobehavioural challenges preferred; supervision and training will be available to the incumbent;
  • Proven ability to work with individuals who face barriers to accessing services as well as their families in a tactful, discrete, and sensitive manner;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community support systems, services, and resources;
  • Advanced assessment, crisis intervention and counselling skills, expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate counselling/treatment plans and to measure practice outcomes;
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and proven ability to provide social work consultation and training to staff teams;
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and maintain communication with external service providers and department teams;
  • Excellent written (clinical notes, assessment, reports) and verbal communication, time management and organizational skills;
  • Solid computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel;
  • Use of a vehicle, vehicle insurance (minimum of $1 million liability coverage for at least 3 years) and a valid driver's license (G-class) with fewer than 3 infractions in the last 3 years;
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a recent and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Screening required.

Compensation: Competitive salary, group health/dental benefits and annual paid sick time entitlements after completion of probationary requirements.

Application deadline: January 5, 2024



Director of Programs and Services - Full-time
We are currently looking for an experienced and innovative Director of Programs and Services to join our Senior Management team, as the current long-serving Director is retiring.
Reports to: CEO

Deadline for applications is January 5, 2024

Position Overview:

The Director of Programs and Services, as a member of the Senior Management team, is accountable to the CEO for the development, management, coordination, evaluation, and supervision of the client services departments to ensure that services are developed and delivered in an integrated, cost-effective and collaborative manner in keeping with CHIRS Mission, Vision and Values.

The Director of Programs and Services will focus on:

  • Managing financial, human, and physical resources in collaboration with the Director of Finance and Human Resources Manager;
  • Working with the Clinical Director to ensure that clinical services and programming are aligned and delivered in a consistent manner and in accordance with the CHIRS clinical model;
  • Identifying internal and external opportunities, proposal/grant writing and undertaking initiatives to improve performance within client services;
  • Maintaining the CHIRS' culture of continuous quality improvement, risk management and client safety;
  • Supervision, mentorship, and leadership of Managers as direct reports;
  • Oversight of third-party contractors and Fee-for-Service billings.
  • Head office - Finch Ave. near Yonge St. - Toronto

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree preferred in healthcare management, regulated profession and/or business; minimum of an undergraduate degree from a recognized university in healthcare or social services or a related discipline with equivalent experience;
  • 10 years+ experience in a senior management position, overseeing business functions, resources, communications, and operations), ideally in a healthcare/community environment;
  • Successful track record as a strong inclusive leader who can build and engage teams, work collaboratively, and promote autonomy;
  • Strong knowledge of continuous quality improvement practices and the ability to lead and navigate change;
  • Proven experience in engaging stakeholders and building/maintaining partnerships;
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic planning and project management;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Proven ability to manage deliverables and shift priorities to meet deadlines;
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel;
  • Use of a vehicle, vehicle insurance (minimum of $1 million liability coverage for at least 3 years) and a valid driver's license (G-class) with less than 3 infractions in the last 3 years;
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a recent and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Screening required.

Compensation: Competitive salary, group health and dental benefits and annual paid sick time entitlements after completion of probationary requirements.

Deadline for applications is January 5, 2024



Community Facilitators- Fulltime, Community Outreach and Adult Day Services

Requirements:

  • Degree/College Diploma in Social Services, Healthcare, Addictions, Mental Health or related field of study
  • Case management experience
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekends, as needed
  • Mental health and addictions experience (for the Community Outreach positions)
  • Recreation qualifications (for Adult Day Services positions)
  • Computer literate and strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Must have a valid G-class driver's licence for a minimum of 3 years and use of an insured vehicle with a minimum of $1 million liability coverage
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a clear vulnerable sector police screening required

Compensation:

$54,454.00 per annum plus a wage enhancement of $3.00 per hour for direct client support hours worked. Eligible for benefits after successful completion of probation (6 months from hire).



Residential Facilitator - Full time contract
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Pay Rate: $50,710 per annum

Requirements:

  • Degree/College Diploma in Social Services, Healthcare or related field of study
  • Previous work experience in a residential setting
  • Ability to work rotating day, afternoon and weekend shifts
  • Must have a valid G-class driver's licence for a minimum of 3 years and use of an insured vehicle with a minimum of $1 million liability coverage
  • Computer literate, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a clear vulnerable sector police screening required
Eligible for two wage enhancements - $1.50 PSS allowance on all hours worked and $3.00 per hour permanent compensation enhancement on all direct hours worked.


Residential Facilitator - Regular Part-time

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Pay Rate: $22.21 per hour


Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in Social Services field
  • Strong interpersonal and support skills
  • Minimum shift requirement - 1 weekend shift per week
  • Must have a valid G-class driver's licence for a minimum of 3 years and use of an insured vehicle with a minimum of $1 million liability coverage
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a clear vulnerable sector police screening required
Eligible for two wage enhancements - $1.50 PSS allowance on all hours worked and $3.00 per hour permanent compensation enhancement on all direct hours worked.

 
     
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