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Client Support Worker (18.75 hrs./wk.) CTCHC: Queen West Site


Central Toronto Community Health Centres is a non-profit, community-based health organization committed to improving the health of community members particularly those at risk from poverty and discrimination. Our multi-disciplinary approach includes the provision of primary health/dental care, counselling, harm reduction, community development, advocacy, & innovative partnerships with other organizations. Queen West is fully accessible.



The Client Support Worker is a new position. Responsibilities: provides brief intake interviews with new clients, information and referral services, & advocating for client support. Maintain an atmosphere of respect in the lobby area of the agency, support the initiatives of front desk, program and clinical staff, and intervene in situations that require de-escalation and/or supportive counseling.



Qualifications:

* Minimum 2 years experience working with people who are homeless, use substances, have mental health problems or are impoverished in other ways.

* Knowledge and experience with crisis intervention strategies and community resources.

* Formal training in social services or equivalent training/experience.



Salary: $17, 238 - $21, 493 plus benefits. Central Toronto CHCs is a pro-choice and gay-positive organization with a strong commitment to employment equity and anti-discrimination policies and practices. We encourage applications from qualified members of groups traditionally under-represented in the work place. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be notified.



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