Deadline Date: 2022/11/24
Location: Thunder Bay
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the CAMH works with diverse communities, service providers and other partners across Ontario to create sustainable, system-level change and support innovation in mental health and substance use services. PSSP is on the ground providing expertise in the areas of: implementation, knowledge exchange, evaluation, data management, health equity and engagement, within provincial and regional contexts.
- Posting Date:
- Thunder Bay
- Start Date:
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- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Program Consultant (Implementation Specialist)
Provincial System Support Program
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
WE’RE BUILDING OUR TEAM AT CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program!
The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the CAMH works with diverse communities, service providers and other partners across Ontario to create sustainable, system-level change and support innovation in mental health and substance use services.
PSSP is on the ground providing expertise in the areas of: implementation, knowledge exchange, evaluation, data management, health equity and engagement, within provincial and regional contexts.
We’re looking for an Program Consultant to join our Northwest Regional team on a one year contract. Program Consultants work collaboratively across sectors to implement evidence-informed interventions aimed at improving Ontario’s mental health and addictions systems.
We value courage, respect and excellence at CAMH and we want you to bring these values to your work in the Provincial System Support Program. As an Program Consultant, you will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary Implementation Team. You will have opportunities to share your unique insights and experience with the internal team and in your work with community partners.We value hiring candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds because we know that a diverse workforce is essential to building an equitable and culturally effective system of care.
As a Program Consultant you will provide coordination and planning support for assigned projects and work with both internal and external stakeholders to implement change. The work is complex and constantly evolving. It involves co-creation, negotiation, patience and a high level of comfort with flexibility and uncertainty. You will frequently be required to respond to changes calmly and quickly. You will work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, developing tailored supports for implementation activities at multiple levels: organizational, community, and provincial. You bring a strong community building lens to coordinate and activate planning with partners. Agencies will lead the decision making process to meet project deliverables. In your Program Consultant role, you will lead the process of coaching staff to adopt change and implement the deliverables. You have a strong understanding of the social determinants of health, and the principles of health equity and how they apply in the context of implementing a new practice. You support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and celebrates learning and growth.
- Master’s degree in Health Services, Education, Social Services, or a related discipline (an undergrad degree with commensurate experience will be considered)
- You will need to bring specific knowledge and skills to the position:
- Conflict resolution
- Consensus building
- Implementation science
- Quality improvement
- Stakeholder engagement and co-development
- Project management
- System design and systems thinking
- Sustainability planning
- Clinical experience, especially including psychotherapies
- Established relationships and demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with structurally vulnerable communities and populations made marginal by the system, including engagement of persons with lived expertise of mental health and substance use challenges.
- Demonstrated commitment to principles of equity, inclusion, anti-racism, respect and social justice
- Demonstrated understanding of a lifespan approach
- Ability to manage a diverse portfolio
- Proficiency in web-based tools and MS Office software, including spreadsheet and presentation applications, as well as the ability to learn new programs quickly
- Comfort and ability with a range of web-based virtual meeting platforms
- A valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and an ability to travel for program assignments – note: travel is currently on hold and will only resume when safe to do so
- Proficiency in a second language is an asset (French/Ojibwe/Oji-Cree/Cree).
- This position will be located in Thunder Bay. Remote work options are available.
Please Note: This full-time, temporary position lasting until November 2021 is NOT part of the any bargaining unit.
Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefits.
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.
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- How To Apply:
- Please apply at https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/camh/JobDescription.asp?SuperCategoryCode=15233&JobNumber=867462&lang=en
Employer Contact Information
- Contact Name:
- Haley Labbe
- Position Title:
- Recruitment Administrator
- Company Name:
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- 1001 Queen St West
- Postal Code:
- M6J 1H4
- Web Address: