Careers with MYS

Part-Time Evening Supervisor – Youth Crisis Services

Application deadline: 03-04-2020

Two (2) positions will be hired from this posting

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator of Youth Crisis Services, the Mobile Crisis Evening Supervisor is responsible for the evening operation and supervision of the intake and mobile crisis team services.  This position works collaboratively to ensure that these services operate in a manner consistent with MYS’ policies, Mission, Guiding Principles and Therapeutic Model of Care.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, this position has the following duties and responsibilities;
• Motivates, leads, and supervises evening Intake Clinicians and Mobile Crisis Teams (MCT) through regular contact and scheduled supervision times across all evening shifts (4:00-midnight) and ensures thorough orientation, ongoing education and training for staff;
• Hires and performance manages evening Intake and MCT staff in conjunction with the Clinical Coordinator or designate;
• Maintains supervision files and collaborates with Human Resources in the maintenance of personnel records; Prepares and submits employee related reports as required;
• Schedules staff, monitors and approves overtime and acts in the capacity of Intake or MCT Clinician in the event of staff shortages;
• Ensures vehicles are safe and well maintained;
• Creates the necessary channels for clear and open communication between employees and management;
• Works closely with YCSS partners and other externals (e.g. StreetReach, ANCR, hospitals) to support the needs of the youth being served;
• Promotes and complies with various legislation such as Workplace Safety and Health Act, Human Rights Act of Manitoba, Labour Relations Act and any other Act deemed necessary in the day to day functioning of a management role.
• Assumes direct clinical supervision for the evening Intake and Mobile Crisis Teams, ensuring sound clinical decision-making and calling on the Clinical Coordinator as needed;
• Acts as a clinical resource for both the Intake Clinicians and Mobile Crisis Teams, providing information, suggestions and feedback for clinical performance as well as documentation;
• Ensures the effective flow of referrals and communication between the Mobile Crisis staff, Clinical Follow-Up Facilitators and Brief Therapy Team Therapists as well as provides on-call clinical support to staff;
• Other duties as assigned or assumed to meet the needs of the agency;


• Masters Degree in an applicable human services field with potential for professional designation with minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in clinical setting working with adolescents.  A combination of education and experience may be considered. 
• Experience in the child and adolescent mental health system.
• Supervisory experience.
• E Advanced Certificate in Children’s Mental Health
• A working knowledge of the DSMIV TR and Knowledge of family systems.
• Familiarity with psychotropic medication.
• Experience working in a non-profit environment;
• Valid driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract (subject to approval)
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, a clear Child Abuse Registry check with acceptable Prior Contact checks and a clear Adult Abuse Registry check, all done within the last 3 months 
• ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and NVCI Certificate (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training preferred or willingness to obtain and Valid Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C  
• Knowledge of Indigenous languages and cultures would be considered an asset

SALARY RANGE:  Depending on qualifications per annum.

HOURS OF WORK:  35 Hours bi-weekly. This position is required to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, overnights and weekends.

CLOSING DATE: 12:00 pm/noon – April 3, 2020

Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position, quoting the competition number.

Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3L0A1
Fax: 204.475.5087

MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website