Posting Date: December 7, 2018
Closing Date: until position is filled
Hong Fook Mental Health Association is a community-based organization serving the Greater Toronto Area. We provide leadership in promoting the mental health of people in the Cambodian, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese communities. The Association helps people keep mentally healthy and manage mental illness. We achieve our mission through service, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.
Our service framework is based on a Whole Person, and is built on the core values of Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competence, Empowerment, Capacity Building, Community Participation, Self Help and Mutual Support.
Positions Available: Peer Support Worker, Part-Time Permanent, 0.5 FTE Cantonese/Mandarin-Speaking Peer Support Worker, Part-Time Permanent, 0.2 FTE Vietnamese-Speaking
The Peer Support worker has gone through a process of recovery and has obtained peer support related training to assist others with mental health challenges to identify and achieve life goals as part of their own recovery. The Peer Support Worker uses strengths-based and recovery-oriented approaches with individuals and groups to help combat stigma, promote self-determination, and instill hope. The Peer Support Worker is responsible for providing mentorship, emotional and tangible support to consumers, as well as assisting in program development, implementation and evaluation.
We are an inclusive employer. If contacted for an interview, please let us know if you have any needs.
We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
No telephone calls please.
Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics are a new primary health care delivery model in which Nurse Practitioners are the lead providers of primary health care. Our clinic provides service to those clients who do not have a physician or chooses to use the clinic for all of his or her primary care. Clients are offered a variety of services through an interdisciplinary team of Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Collaborating Physicians, Dietitian, Social Worker and Health Promoter. Our clinic is focused on improving quality of care by integrating primary care with mental health services, health promotion, case management, disease prevention and chronic disease management. The clinic is located in a busy plaza in Scarborough at Midland and Finch Avenue.
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) who enjoys working with an inter-professional health team. The NP would be providing direct patient care in a community-based primary care clinic and provide home visits in the Scarborough area. The NP will report to the Lead Nurse Practitioner.
The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge and skills in assessment, nursing, medical diagnosis, intervention, treatment management, drug therapy and referrals functions which are shared with collaborating physicians. Each NP will have a patient roster of approximately 800 patients and works with a team to provide family and client centered care.
or by fax at 416-479-7601.
As an employer, HF Connecting Health Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is dedicated to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. This includes diversity in languages spoken, culture, race, sexual orientation and gender identity. Requests for accommodation due to disability can be made at any stage in the recruitment process.