New job Territorial Lead, Mental Health and Community Wellness in Northwest Territories

Territorial Lead, Mental Health and Community Wellness

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $101,000 - $121,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The Territorial Lead, Mental Health and Community Wellness (Territorial Lead) is responsible to research and recommend client care and services quality standards as they relate to the mental health and addition services provided to all age group ranging from child, youth, adult to geriatrics. This position collaborates with Territorial, Regional, and professional practice leadership to establish performance improvement activities, and works to ensure competency of mental health and addiction services personnel is maintained.

As the Territorial Lead you will help guide practice based on the shared vision of the NTHSSA and will foster and sustain academic partnerships to advance professional practices and develop the work force. You will role model vigilance in ensuring the highest of quality care and services.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Baccalaureate degree in a recognized psychology, mental health and/or addiction discipline
or a health-related field, and a minimum of five (5) years of work-related experience in Mental
Health and Addiction Services.
Equivalencies will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

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