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Mental Health Clinical Manager

CompanyGood Shepherd
Date PostedMay 7, 2019
Closing DateJun 2, 2019
Position isFull-Time Regular Permanent
Wage$ TBD
Hours per Week32

Job Description:

Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community. An opportunity currently exists at Youth Services in the role of:

Mental Health Clinical Manager – full time 32 hours a week

This role’s primary responsibility to is to provide clinical leadership to the Youth Services Mental Health Program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring our clients receive quality mental health care that is respectful of their considerable challenges
  • The delivery of clinical services
  • Evaluation and program development
  • Providing strong clinical leadership to all of youth services, especially the mental health team and management
  • Supervision and support of individual clinicians
  • Ensuring staff receive quality, evidence informed education about mental health issues
  • Ensuring client feedback is sought and incorporated into the program
  • Consulting and collaborating with stakeholders on services to clients
  • Collaboration with the management team regarding program development and evaluation across Youth Services
  • Direct care to a reduced caseload
  • On call responsibility

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Minimum Masters in Social Work or equivalent degree, and registration in good standing with a professional college.
  • Minimum 5 years of community mental health experience working with youth with concurrent disorders.
  • Two years leadership experience including demonstrating effectiveness with change management.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills that have contributed to an effective team.
  • Knowledge of the significant mental health issues of adolescents and evidence informed treatments. 
  • Knowledge of harm reduction principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated human resource management skills including recruitment and retention of staff.
  • Demonstrated collaboration with clients and stakeholders in providing and improving quality services.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Ability to work from an integrated anti-racism/anti-oppression framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in alignment with Good Shepherd’s mission and the values of Hospitality, Availability, Responsibility, Adaptability, Quality and Dignity.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate and WHMIS training
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Fluency in a 2nd language is an asset.

The successful candidate will require a thorough knowledge of child and adolescent development, mental health issues and family conflict.

Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Posting #YS-20-19 by June 2nd, 2019 to:

Loretta Hill-Finamore, Director of Youth Services
Fax: 905-308-9354
Email youthservices@gsch.ca

Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Human Resources at sciardullo@gsch.ca or 905-528-5877 ex 2265.




Work Site Location

Hamilton, ON
Work Site is Bus Accessible

How to Apply

Job Reference Number #YS-20-19

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