Community Support Worker - Streetscape Outreach

by Mission Services

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024
Mission Services

Job Description

           Community Support Worker (Streetscape Outreach)

The Community Mental Health Programs arm of Mission Services of London (MSL), has several openings for Full-Time (40 hrs/week) Streetscape Community Outreach Worker.  This position will work under the supervision of the Community Mental Health Program Supervisor.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Screen and assess appropriate referrals
  • Identify and engage individuals from the target population
  • Assist clients to access services
  • Assist consumers to attain identified needs, i.e. shelter, food, clothing, physical health
  • Network with other agencies and service providers
  • Administrative duties i.e. computerized data collection, participation in team and training opportunities

Qualifications:
  • Post secondary education in mental health and/or addiction field
  • Minimum two years experience working with people who struggle with serious mental illness and complex homelessness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in the community and at several MSL sites
  • Experience and knowledge in concurrent disorders
  • Knowledge of issues and relevant legislation related to mental health and homelessness
  • Working knowledge of social services/resources in London and area
  • A valid “G” class driver’s license, as well as a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Current First Aid, CPI and CPR certification
Position Details
  • Pay Level 4

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

Dominique Godoy
Program Supervisor, CMHP
dgodoy@missionservices.ca


We appreciate your interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Mission Services of London is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.