Job Number: 910331
Category: YWHO Provincial Office
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 3
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted Date: Nov 23, 2022
CH&E Coordinator (YWHO Service Integration Specialist-Eating Disorders)
Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Provincial Office
Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO, www.youthhubs.ca) is a network of 22 (14 established, 8 in development), one-stop service hubs where young people ages 12 to 25 years have walk-in access to youth-centred, community based mental health and wellness services informed by youth, family members and service providers. The hubs are provincially-consistent in core features and locally led and adapted to offer and connect to a range of evidence-based services – mental health care, substance use, primary care, education, employment, housing, peer support, family support and care navigation – in youth-friendly spaces. Outcomes are rigorously evaluated within and across hubs focusing on positive outcomes in areas of wellness important to youth and their families. This initiative engages youth, family members and other stakeholders through a co-creation process, ensuring services are designed and delivered according to their needs.
YWHO is currently seeking a full-time, permanent CH&E Coordinator. The CH&E Coordinator reports to the YWHO Manager, Prevention & Early Intervention, and works closely with the Clinical Practice Lead and the YWHO Implementation Team. The CH&E Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of an early intervention program for eating disorders in YWHO sites across Ontario. They will be the intermediary contact between the research team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) developing the early intervention model and the YWHO Provincial Office (PO) and select YWHO sites.
The CH&E Coordinator will be responsible for fostering collaborative relationships to develop a shared understanding and vision for the planning and implementation of an early intervention program for eating disorders at select YWHO sites across Ontario. This will require regular collaboration, convening and engagement with diverse internal and external stakeholders, including youth and families, service provider partners, researchers, and other decision-makers to support the development of a service delivery model for the ED-EI program at YWHO. The CH&E Coordinator will work closely with the research team at the CHEO to ensure that the YWHO service pathways and operational needs of sites is part of the development of the early intervention program. The CH&E Coordinator will be working within the YWHO PO team to foster a culture of quality and continuous improvement, collaborating with YWHO networks across the province in a Learning Health System environment. The CH&E Coordinator will provide coordination and planning support, with an aim to improve uptake of the ED-EI programs and to improve its integrated service delivery processes across provincial YWHO networks. The CH&E Coordinator will be responsible for supporting education and training at YWHO sites relating to eating disorders and will create and/or and support the creation of tailored resources to facilitate development, planning and implementation at the local community level. These resources will include support for clinical, operational and communication needs, as well as the implementation of this program in diverse community contexts. The CH&E Coordinator will develop and monitor implementation plans, tools, and tracking processes and will support reporting on progress toward project goals and deliverables. The CH&E Coordinator will support the facilitation of working groups and will lead youth advisory meetings with support from the Manager, Prevention & Early Intervention. The CH&E Coordinator will leverage a strong understanding of anti-racism/anti-oppression and principles of health equity to support implementation of programming that meets the needs of diverse youth. The CH&E Coordinator will also assist with developing an evaluation framework for the implementation of the early intervention program for eating disorders at select YWHO sites.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Please Note: This full-time, permanent position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.
Salary Range: $33.59 - $45.31 per hour
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