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       Occupational Therapist (09025E)
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
33 Russell Street
M5S 2S1

  Employment Status F
  Job Location Toronto
  Job Reference No. .......
  Salary Range Salary Negotiable
  Published On ... 29/01/2009
  Closing On ... 11/02/2009
  Job Description :   
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Therapy, Healthcare Support
Year(s) of Experience: 2
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2009

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's leading Addiction and Mental Health teaching hospital. CAMH succeeds in transforming the lives of people affected by addiction and mental illness, by applying the latest in scientific advances, through integrated and compassionate clinical practice, health promotion, education and research.

CAMH has been recognized internationally as a Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre

CAMH is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Occupational Therapist (09025E)
Initial Assignment: Dual Diagnosis Resource Service

Reporting to the Manager and working as a member of an interprofessional team, you will provide innovative inpatient and outpatient specialized/ tertiary services to individuals with a dual diagnosis (developmental disability and mental health needs) on a time-limited basis. Working within a continuity of care model, the Occupational Therapist will use a biopsychosocial approach and encompass the components of self care, productivity and leisure. Along with clinical team members, the Occupational Therapist will provide outreach, treatment, rehabilitation, support and consultation to help maintain the client in the community at their highest level of function. The Occupational Therapist will work with other community stakeholders to facilitate integration of the client into established community based programs and/or to establish supports for clients in their communities. This position is located at 501 Queen Street West as well as 1001 Queen Street West.

The successful candidate will be certified and a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists; and have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, serious mental illness and/or dual diagnosis. Knowledge of community resources; experience in providing consultation and staff training, along with an appreciation of systems issues an asset. Experience with the forensic system, negotiating service systems, transitioning clients between institution and community settings is also an asset. You possess excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and are computer competent. Consistent access to a vehicle is required. The ability to work with clients of diverse ethno racial and cultural backgrounds is an asset. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.

Please Note: This full-time, 7-month temporary position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range: $25.92 - $37.49 per hour

Please remember to include the File Number when applying.

Closing Date: February 11, 2009
File Number: 09025E

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.

  For further information about this job please contact :

Name  : Human Resources
Phone : 416 583 4316
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