Careers at Hong Fook

Mental Health Worker – Korean (full time permanent)

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.

 

Position: Mental Health Worker – Mandarin & Cantonese (1.0 FTE, 12 months contract)

 We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking communities.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

  •  Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and
  • Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate
  • Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community
  • Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related
  • Address barriers that impact on the Chinese communities’ ability to access mental health services.
  • Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive
  • Maintain effective and timely documentation of client

 

Employment Terms:

  •  Full-time 12-month contract, working 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

 

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  •  Social Work degree or
  • Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW
  • At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable
  • Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills
  • Sound group work and community work
  • An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
  • Knowledge of community resources and
  • Excellent communication
  • Professionalism and strong team
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving
  • Proficiency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin is a must.
  • Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

 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.

Mental Health Worker – Korean (full time permanent)

Posting Date: May 15, 2020

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.

 

Position: Mental Health Worker – Korean (full time permanent)

We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Korean-speaking community.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and empowerment.
  • Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate interventions.
  • Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community organizations.
  • Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related matters.
  • Address barriers that impact on the Asian communities’ ability to access mental health services.
  • Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive service.
  • Maintain effective and timely documentation of client records.

 

Employment Terms:

  • Full-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week
  • Employee benefits upon successful completion of probation
  • Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Social Work degree or equivalent.
  • Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW membership.
  • At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable populations.
  • Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills coaching.
  • Sound group work and community work skills.
  • An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation model.
  • Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
  • Knowledge of community resources and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Professionalism and strong team player.
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Korean is a must.
  • Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft Office.
  • A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.
  • A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.

 

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca

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.

Mental Health Worker – Mandarin & Cantonese (0.6 FTE, 12 months contract)

 

 

Hong Fook Mental Health Association Job Posting: Internal and External

Posting Date: April 30, 2020 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.

Position: Mental Health Worker – Mandarin & Cantonese (0.6 FTE, 12 months contract)
We are seeking a Mental Health Worker who enjoys working in a team environment serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness from the Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking communities.

Major Job Responsibilities:
• Support clients’ recovery through the provision of intensive case management services including: client-centred assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and working with families to promote mutual support, capacity building and empowerment.
• Perform central intake functions including screening calls and other forms of referrals and determines whether the client meets eligibility criteria; performing assessments on the need for services and facilitates access to the appropriate interventions.
• Facilitate linkages between clients and community resources and collaborating with appropriate service providers or community organizations.
• Identify issues and provide advice, consultation, support and information to consumers, their families, service providers and the community on mental health and related matters.
• Address barriers that impact on the Chinese communities’ ability to access mental health services.
• Participate in providing education to community service providers and other stakeholders regarding culturally responsive service.
• Maintain effective and timely documentation of client records.

Employment Terms:
• Part-time 12-month contract, working 22.5 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
• Office work and community settings, which include meetings at clients’ homes and travel with clients
• Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

 

Skills & Qualifications:
• Social Work degree or equivalent.
• Current registration with OCSWSSW or is eligible for the OCSWSSW membership.
• At least 2 years of case management experience and/or front-line experience with vulnerable populations.
• Sound clinical skills, including assessment, intervention, advocacy, psycho-education, supportive counseling, and life skills coaching.
• Sound group work and community work skills.
• An understanding of the psychosocial rehabilitation model.
• Knowledge of mental illness, medications and ability to assist clients with symptom management.
• Knowledge of community resources and systems.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Professionalism and strong team player.
• Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
• Proficiency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese is a must.
• Competence in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft Office.
• A valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is a must.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.
• A satisfactory result of Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check is a requirement of this position.

Qualified applicants may apply with a resume and cover letter to jobs@hongfook.ca
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.