(3-Month Full Time Contract)
Flemingdon Health Centre (FHC) is an engaged and involved member of some of Toronto's most dynamic neighbourhoods; Flemingdon Park, Fairview and Thorncliffe Park: FHC is a registered charity and an incorporated not-for-profit Community Health Centre (CHC), with a vision of Strong Health Communities. Across our three sites, we provide a range of health-related services based on the social determinants of health with extensive community engagement. We are primarily funded through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care/Ontario Health (formerly: Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network TC-LHIN).
At FHC, we know that health is about much more than just the absence of disease. Our approach to community health encompasses the social determinants of health which includes: education, employment, isolation, food security and social supports, and utilizes a community development model to promote health, prevent disease, and strengthen community capacity. We value health equity, inclusion, community engagement, accountability & transparency, excellence and collaboration & partnerships.
The Social Worker will work as part of a community-based interdisciplinary team to provide mental health and psychosocial care, therapeutic counselling, case management and follow up support to clients within the context of a client-centered care model and in accordance with the established standards of professional practice. We are seeking a Social Worker who is committed to strength-based care, and passionate about working collaboratively to address the social determinants of health, to reduce barriers and improve access to community resources and comprehensive health care.
Employment Terms: Contract Full -Time; evenings and weekend hours can be expected
Contract Duration: until December 31, 2021, with an option to stay as relief staff (as needed)
Salary Range: $34.32 - $40.61 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay in lieu of benefits
Reporting to: Manager, Chronic Disease and Mental Health
Location: Across the three FHC sites – Thorncliffe, Flemingdon and Fairview
Group Work and Community Development
Administrative and Organizational Responsibilities
Skills and Qualifications:
Application Deadline: October 8, 2021 by 5pm EST
Application Process: Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application via e-mail to ****@*******.***
We encourage applications from individuals who can identify with the diverse communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest but regret that only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable sector) will be conducted for this position. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.