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Canadian Mental Health Association - Toronto

Nurse Case Manager


Posted Feb 161561194

Job Description



Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) - EAST

Permanent Full-time


The Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch is a non-profit community based mental health agency providing a wide range of services across Toronto. The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) is a multidisciplinary team providing community based support, rehabilitation and treatment for people living with mental illness. The team is based out of CMHA Toronto – Scarborough Site. Services are provided in the community and focus on stabilization, community integration, quality of life and recovery from mental illness.


         Key Responsibilities:

As part of the team you will:

  • Develop therapeutic alliance with clients and their support systems/significant others

  • Provide psycho-education around meds and symptoms

  • Monitor treatment regimes

  • Assess mental status and monitor physical health needs

  • Support the agency’s primary health care and chronic disease management initiative

  • Assess client needs and link to appropriate resources

  • Work from a recovery based perspective

  • Collaborate service provision with other team members


    The position requires the following:

  • BScN Degree and Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 2 years experience working with people with mental illness, preferably community-based
  • Excellent skills in mental health assessment and teaching, medication monitoring, case management, and crisis intervention
  • Excellent organizational skills are required
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ACT Model and recovery-oriented practice
  • Primarily day hours with occasional evenings (11am-7pm), weekends and holidays
  • Experience with addictions, forensics and dual diagnosis is an asset
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to work from an anti-oppressive framework


Successful applicants must have a valid Ontario driver’s license, access to a vehicle and insurance for transporting clients.


Salary Range:  $55,410 - $66,723


The Canadian Mental Health Association is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from equity seeking groups’ including qualified individuals with personal experience of the mental health system. If you are contacted by our offices regarding a job opportunity please advise prior to the interview should you require any accommodation.

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Canadian Mental Health Association - Toronto