Consumption and Treatment Services Coordinator
Consumption Treatment Services (CTS) Coordinator
Full Time 35 hours per week
Contract to November 2022
Salary Range: $64,626 to $74,079 and benefits including pension plan
The Consumption Treatment Service (CTS) Coordinator is a member of the Community Health Team reporting to the Manager of Community Health Workers. The Consumption Treatment Service (CTS) Coordinator works as part of the multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for the coordination and management of the day to day operations of the CTS. The Coordinator works collaboratively with the Manager and other interdisciplinary team members, health care professionals and clients in the identification and resolution of health issues and the integration of care. The Coordinator provides operational and administrative support to the program and supervision to staff working in the CTS. The Coordinator works from a framework that is trauma informed and focuses on the social determinants of health.
- Support and oversee the development, implementation and delivery of a comprehensive Consumption Treatment Service (CTS) utilizing strategies informed by health promotion, community development and engagement, social justice and anti-racism/anti-oppression.
- Responsible for supporting and supervising a diverse CTS staff team, including many with past or current lived experience of drug use.
- Support the day to day operation of the Consumption Treatment Service, ensuring all CTS and Regent Park CHC Policies, Procedures and Medical Directives as well as any/all requirements set out in the Federal Exemption are followed.
- Ensure that program staff provide information and referrals to health and social service supports to CTS service users when requested and as appropriate.
- Ensure all CTS staff are properly trained and skilled in overdose response and prevention including scheduling of on-going training as required.
- Responsible for collection of daily program data and statistics and preparation of regular reporting including progress and final reports.
- Ensure documentation and encounter interactions with clients and the community are completed according to RPCHC guidelines and standards.
Qualifications and Skills required:
- Post-secondary education in social work, health promotion, adult education and/or equivalent experience.
- A minimum of 3 years of community based experience working with marginalized populations who use illegal drugs and do sex work.
- A minimum of 3 years’ experience with hiring and supervision of staff.
- Excellent understanding and demonstrated commitment to harm reduction principles and practices.
- Demonstrable skills and knowledge in overdose prevention and response.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with people experiencing homelessness and mental health issues.
- Experience in group work, including group facilitation, conflict resolution and crisis intervention.
- Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and HCV from a harm reduction perspective and experience in delivery of safer sex and safe drug use information.
- Awareness of and sensitivity to the health issues of a diverse community and experience working with disenfranchised populations.
- Proficiency in the use of computer technology and various software applications.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong leadership and planning skills.
- Demonstrated interpersonal, decision making, conflict management, critical thinking and organizational skills.
- Must be drug and sex positive.
- Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams.
- Understanding of Anti-oppression principles.
- Ability to work effectively with people of various cultural, age and economic backgrounds.
- Knowledge of the Regent Park area and issues affecting the communities.
Regent Park CHC is committed to equity and employment practices. Applications are encouraged from qualified individuals who are Indigenous people, members of racialized communities, individuals of diverse sexual orientation and gender identification, persons with disabilities and other protected under the Human Rights Code as well as individuals with lived experience in the Regent Park community.
Please submit your resume and cover letter, indicating title in the subject line, by June 20, 2021 to:
465 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 2B2
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Please submit your resume and cover letter by
June 20, 2021
No phone calls, please. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. RPCHC is committed to developing an inclusive, selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation during the interview process.