EXTERNAL JOB POSTING #145
Manager, Community Health Services
ACT Team Manager
FOCUS Team Co-Manager
One (1) permanent full-time position
Cota is an accredited community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 40 years. We provide person-centred supports that assist individuals to find inspiration and hope in their inherent strengths and support them to pursue meaningful change in their lives, as they define it. We also work collaboratively with our funders, our partners and other stakeholders, across the provincial health and social service systems, to inspire positive change in the way that services are delivered to individuals living with mental health and cognitive challenges.
We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader who will work enthusiastically to support the delivery of recovery oriented, client and family centered and comprehensive services that meet client needs, ensures client safety and works within a quality improvement framework to identify opportunities for enhancing quality and quantitative outcomes of the services. Client and family centered care is guiding principle at Cota that helps improve decision making processes, health outcome and client experiences. The successful leader will oversee their portfolio in accordance with this guiding principle.
The Program Manager of Community Health Services is accountable for providing leadership in the development and delivery of high quality recovery oriented and client centred services at Cota. This position is responsible for a portfolio which includes but is not limited to:
The “At Home” ACT Team participated in the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s national research demonstration project on Housing First and continues to serve homeless individuals with serious mental illness and substance abuse issues. The Program Manager is responsible for the daily operations and clinical supervision of this multidisciplinary team, ensuring the program maintains fidelity standards for the ACT model and supports ongoing research protocols. Cota’s ACT team provides housing opportunities for clients using a “housing first” scattered site approach. Clients may also receive access to an At Home rent subsidy without requiring participation in psychiatric or substance use treatment. Self-determination, choice and harm reduction are at the centre of all considerations with respect to housing and support services.
The “FOCUS” Team involves a partnership between Cota and St. Michael’s Hospital to deliver an innovative Integrated Service Coordination (ISCT) Model. The Cota Program Manager works closely with the St Michael’s Hospital clinical leadership team to co-manage this program. The Cota Program Manager recruits and supervises 8 Cota staff to work seamlessly within this integrated multidisciplinary partnership team serving complex populations within the Mid-East Toronto Health Link. St. Michael’s Hospital maintains primary responsibility for daily team operations. The FOCUS team draws heavily on elements of the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) model offering a flexible approach to deploy two levels of support (assertive community treatment and intensive case management).
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Salary Range: $72,000-$76,000 annual salary
If you have any requirements for accommodation due to disability, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process. We will work with you to best meet your needs as per resources available to us.
Cota is an equal opportunity employer. We would like to thank all those that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We request no emails, faxes, phone calls, or requests to meet please. Cota encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, deodorants, lotions, hairspray, etc.)
Why Work with Us?
Cota provides opportunities for you to develop a satisfying career through meaningful work and a compensation package that focuses the many facets of an employee's life, from finances to a family and from career development to health.
A career with Cota is rewarding because of the impact of our work on our clients and their families. We provide hope to thousands of clients and their families by supporting people with mental health challenges and cognitive impairments. Employees collaborate with clients and their support systems, using a recovery-based approach to help clients define and pursue goals that they self-define as important to them.
Culture and Work Environment:
Cota offers a very supportive and inclusive work environment, where our values permeate the way we operate from day to day. Cota is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our salaries are competitive, but beyond that, there are many other benefits that cater to the various facets of an employee's life. Benefits vary by position and may have eligibility requirements, but some of the benefits that you could possibly enjoy are listed below. *Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.
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