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Concurrent Disorder Service Coordinator

  • Posted:May 24, 2019
  • Apply by:Jun 05, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Community & Social Services
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

NCFST is committed to staffing a workforce representative of the Indigenous population we serve. We encourage First Nations, Metis and Inuit applicants to apply and to please self-identify in their cover letter.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Healing Team, the Concurrent Disorder Service Coordinator participates with community members to develop holistic, culturally based supports to recovery and wellness.


Main Responsibilities

  • Provides respectful, culturally relevant services to community members consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Native Child and Family Services of Toronto.
  • Administers holistic assessments using culturally-based and mainstream tools to help identify spiritual, emotional, cognitive, and physical strengths and healing paths.
  • Co-creates goals and objectives with community members and identifies appropriate internal and external resources to meet individual and family needs.
  • Works with service users and family members to gather essential stories needed to develop support plans.
  • Collaborates with other community service agencies to provide comprehensive services.
  • Accompanies community members to appointments as needed.
  • Provides informal individual counselling and group-based activities.
  • Supports community members in times of crisis.
  • Provides after care support (post treatment) and ensures quality of services through monitoring of all service providers.
  • Completes all required documentation including manual records and statistical reporting; ensures all data is accurately entered in electronic case management system.
  • Responds to telephone and walk-in requests for Clinical Services Duty Response.


What we are looking for

  • BSW or post-secondary education in a related field. (addictions, counselling etc.)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience.
  • Produce a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the diverse cultures and backgrounds of Urban First Nations/Metis/Inuit people.
  • Knowledge of healing approaches to address addiction and mental health related issues and of available cultural and mainstream resources.
  • Experience in case management, counseling, crisis intervention and file maintenance.
  • Knowledge of trauma, child development, family dynamics, domestic violence, child abuse, harm reduction, safety planning and risk assessment.
  • Experience and skill in Bio-psycho-social assessment.
  • Strong planning, organizational, administrative and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills to utilize all required applicable computer software.


If you are interested in this job opportunity, please apply by email on or before June 4, 2019 to hrncfst@nativechild.org quoting reference number #19-05-12.


We are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, NCFST will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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