The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.
Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.
Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.
Job Number: 815708
Category: Provincial System Support Program
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 3
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Posted Date: Dec 6, 2017
Program Consultant (Regional Implementation Coach)
Regional Services, West Region (Hamilton)
Provincial System Support Program
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Provincial System Support Program is seeking a Regional Implementation Coach to support system improvement. The goal is to support local systems to improve coordination and enhance access to mental health and addiction services for all life stages and priority populations that have traditionally had difficulty accessing effective, client-centred services. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills with respect to system change management processes including effective implementation of evidence-based practice interventions and quality improvement approaches. Reporting to the Regional Manager, and working closely with the Regional Implementation Team members, the Implementation Coach will play a key role in supporting multi-sector participants in improving access and service coordination for community members with mental health and/or addiction problems via Implementation Science and Quality Improvement methodology.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in assisting teams with system change initiatives through facilitation, problem solving, systems-thinking, decision making and conflict resolution. Strong interpersonal, communication (oral/written), and organizational skills are required as is expertise in the fundamentals of coaching e.g. observing, listening, questioning, providing feed-back, problem-solving and motivational interviewing. An ability to build and augment the coaching capacities of organizations and community agency staff is also required. The candidate will possess the ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. The incumbent also requires the ability to work effectively in a wide-range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
This position is located in Hamilton, Ontario.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a health discipline and/or expertise in system change management, community engagement, coaching, training and adult education, with a minimum of three (3) years related experience in addiction and/or mental health service delivery.
Strong interpersonal, communication (oral/written), and organizational skills are required as is expertise in the fundamentals of coaching e.g. observing, listening, questioning, providing feedback, problem-solving and motivational interviewing.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in assisting teams with system change initiatives through facilitation, problem solving, systems-thinking, decision making and conflict resolution. An ability to build or enhance coaching capacities of community agency staff is also required.
The candidate will possess the ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
A good understanding of the addiction and mental health system/service providers as well as First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and agencies in Southwestern Ontario is required.
A strong grounding in health equity, harm reduction, stages of change, person-centred care and critical reflective practice is preferred.
Experience working within Implementation Science and Quality Improvement methods and initiatives is preferred.
Experience working in a clinical setting is an asset.
The candidate will possess some experience with evaluation, ability to read and understand various kinds of data, research and grey literature and explain to non-academic audiences.
This position will require regular travel throughout Southwestern Ontario including London as well as occasional travel to Toronto.
A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.
Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset that is strongly preferred.
Please note: This full-time permanent position is NOT part of any bargaining unit.
Salary Range: Competitive salary
Please click the link below to apply.
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 with 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.