Careers

There are currently nine positions available. We are always interested in hearing from those who would like to join our team.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with NMHHSS. Currently, we are not providing programming which require volunteer services.

Please follow the application instructions specified for each posting.

Date Posted

August 4, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Temporary Part Time

Program

Housing Services

Site

351 Ferguson

Purpose

Residential Peer Support Workers precipitate as a member of the team and assist with development and delivery of the tenant- centred, recovery-oriented programming to promote positive integration within the community. The Residential Peer support worker will help combat stigma, promote self determination and instill hope in tenants by using a strength based and recovery orientated approach.

 

Send resume and cover letter via email only by Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Please note the job Competition Number (see above) in the subject line of the email

ATTN: Casey Fitzpatrick Human Resources Generalist

cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

  • Peer Support Core Essential Training Certification (OPDI)
  • Experience working in a community setting preferred.

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current CPR certificate- level C
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, bending.
  • Current Safe Food Handling course or willingness to obtain

Experience

  • Lived experience with Mental Health, and experience working with individuals who have a serious mental illness.
  • Recent experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness including and/or ABI and complex healthcare needs.
  • Experience working in a community setting and working knowledge of community resources.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, and Health Care Consent Act
  • Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation

Date Posted

July 17, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Casual

Program

Support Programs

Site

Main Office

Purpose

Reporting to the manager of the Support Programs, the Case Manager will provide hands on assistance to clients in obtaining and maintaining housing stability, assisting clients in skills development, symptom management and providing emotional support to clients. As well Case Managers provide advocacy and make appropriate referrals to community agencies.

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

Proof of successful completion of a post-secondary education in Social Services or Nursing and proof of registration with the College of Nurses (if applicable).

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Daily access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Current CPR certificate- level A or willingness to obtain
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain
  • Current Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System certification or willingness to obtain

Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ of experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and complex healthcare needs providing assessments and rehabilitation services.
  • Experience working in a community setting and working knowledge of community resources.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA(Personal Health Information Protection Act)
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Residential Tenancy Act and the Health Care Consent Act.
  • Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation.

Date Posted

August 10, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

TEMPORARY Contract – PANDEMIC COVERAGE

Program

Support Programs

Site

Low Barrier Shelter

Purpose

Reporting to the program manager Residential Workers provide hands on assistance to clients of Nipissing Mental Health Housing and Support Services. Residential Workers will be responsible for providing basic care and focusing on the client’s activities of daily living.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

Lived experience

Requirements

– A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

– Must be able to perform the physical willingness of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, bending

Experience

– Residential Worker (PSW) certificate or 1-2 years of experience without a PSW certificate is preferred.

– Recent experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or ABI and complex healthcare needs is preferred.

– Current CPR certificate- level C is preferred.

– Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training is preferred.

– Current Safe Food Handling course is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

– Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

– Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.

– Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.

– Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.

– Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA(Personal Health Information Protection Act)

Date Posted

July 9, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Contract – 6 months

Program

Support Programs

Site

Initially assigned to Main Offices

Purpose

Reporting to the manager of the Support Programs, the Case Manager- RPN will provide hands on assistance to clients in obtaining and maintaining housing stability, assisting clients in skills development, symptom management and providing emotional support to clients.

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

Proof of successful completion of a Registered Practical Nursing diploma from a recognized Ontario RPN program and proof of registration with the College of Nurses.

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current CPR certificate- level C
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, bending.

Experience

  • – Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience providing nursing care to individuals living in the community.
  • Recent experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and complex healthcare needs providing assessments and rehabilitation services.
  • Experience working in a community setting and working knowledge of community resources.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, and Health Care Consent Act
  • Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation

Date Posted

August 10, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Casual

Program

Peer Support

Site

NMHHSS – Central

Purpose

Peer Support is a structured relationship where a trained worker, who has gone through a process of recovery, assists other people with mental health issues to identify and achieve life goals as part of their own recovery process. Peer Support Workers provide mentorship, emotional support, problem solving, goal setting, crisis risk assessment, and referrals to other community supports. Peer Support Workers promote empowerment and self-determination through non-judgmental listening and person-centred goal setting.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

– Peer Support Core Essential Training Certification (OPDI)

– Experience working in a community setting preferred.

Requirements

– A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check

– A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance

– Daily access to a reliable vehicle

– Current CPR certificate- level C

– Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain

– Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, bending.

Experience

– Lived experience with Mental Health, and experience working with individuals who have a serious mental illness.

– Recent experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness including and/or ABI and/or addiction and complex healthcare needs.

– Experience working in a community setting and working knowledge of community resources.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

– Basic working knowledge of computer software.

– Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

– Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.

– Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.

– Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.

– Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)

Date Posted

August 24, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Permanent Part-Time

Program

Addiction Services

Site

The Recovery Home

Purpose

Reporting to the Manager of Addiction Services the Addictions Worker will provide hands on assistance to clients and the Residential Addiction Program. Addictions Workers are responsible for providing care focusing on the client’s activities of daily living and to assist clients with increased coping skills and strategies for positive lifestyle changes.

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

 

Education & Training

  • Degree or diploma with specialization in Addictions and Mental Health and/or Two or more years of experience working with individuals living with complex needs including mental health and addictions, healthcare needs providing assessments and rehabilitation services

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current CPR certificate- level A or willingness to obtain
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain
  • Current Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System certification or willingness to obtain

Experience

  • Experience working in a community setting and strong knowledge of community resources, client assessments, goal planning, life skills development and support

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)
  • Understands satisfactory standards of nutrition and hygiene
  • Ability to advocate for residents
  • Assisting residents with medication needs
  • Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation

Date Posted

September 2, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Casual

Program

Specialized Housing

Site

Percy Place

Purpose

Reporting to the manager of the Specialized Housing Program, Personal Support Workers provide hands on assistance to clients and the Specialized Housing Program. Personal Support Workers will be responsible for providing care focusing on the client’s activities of daily living.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

Proof of successful completion of a Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate from a recognized Ontario PSW program or 3 to 5 years’ experience providing personal support in the daily living of residential clients

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • A valid class G driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Daily access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Current CPR certificate- level C. or willingness to obtain.
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain.
  • Current Safe Food Handling course or willingness to obtain.
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, benching.

Experience

  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate plus 1 year of experience or 3-5 years of experience without a PSW certificate.
  • Recent experience working with vulnerable populations, specifically adults living with a serious and persistent mental illness and/or ABI and/or addictions or complex healthcare needs.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)

Date Posted

September 15, 2020

Union/Non Union

Non-Union

Status

Permanent Fulltime

Program

Programs

Site

Main Office

Purpose

The Associate Program Director of Mental Health is the associate leader of an interdependent, multidisciplinary team serving clients with severe and persistent mental illness. This position provides overall support and management of front-line programs and services offered by the Organization.  This position will lead program development and innovation for assigned program areas and will explore best practices in service delivery and will engage the community to build a strong mental health and addiction system. This position will contribute to the Organization’s corporate management agenda by providing strong, strategic leadership for all aspects of mental health services. This position will work in strategic collaboration with the leadership team to drive performance, sustain high levels of employee engagement, facilitate effective change management and develop and sustain a leadership culture that aligns with and achieves the Organization’s strategy, mission, vision and values.

Please email resume and cover letter to JSteeves@nmhhss.ca 

 

Education & Training

  • Proof of successful completion of a post-secondary degree in social services or a health care related field; or a minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in program development, implementation and evaluation at a senior level.
  • Specific experience with mental health is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to train and supervise staff

Requirements

  • A current negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • A valid Class G driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle on a daily basis for work purposes.
  • Available to respond to urgent or emergency situations regarding site locations.
  • Able to lift at a minimum 20 lbs. from squatting to standing position.
  • In depth knowledge of health and safety legislation or willingness to learn.

Experience

  • Proof of successful completion of a post-secondary degree in social services or a health care related field; or a minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in program development, implementation and evaluation at a senior level.
  • Specific experience with mental health is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to train and supervise staff

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills including Microsoft Office and in-house systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to explore, assess and promote new methods and technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Superior interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act).
  • Working knowledge of (or willingness to learn) the Acts that may occur to complete the duties of the job (i.e. Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Health Care Consent Act).
  • Able to identify and understand key issues and overcome challenges or obstacles in a creative, organized and strategic manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation.
  • Effective decision making under time constraints.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills.
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, gender, race, sexual orientation, age and multicultural issues
  • Management experience
  • Experience working in a unionized setting

Date Posted

October 19, 2020

Union/Non Union

Non-Union

Status

Temporary Full Time (9-month contract)

Program

Operations

Site

NMHHSS - Front Desk 176 Main Street East

Purpose

Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager, the Receptionist provides reception on the telephone and in the administrative office to ensure that clients and visitors are greeted promptly and courteously and that enquiries are routed appropriately; the Receptionist  is responsible for the general cleanliness and organization of the front office area. This position is the first point of contact for clients, and for administrative issues and requests.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to cfitzpatrick@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

  • High School graduate or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working in an office setting preferred.

Requirements

  • A negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current CPR certificate- level C
  • Current Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training or willingness to obtain
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job; lifting, carrying, positioning, transferring, holding, bending.

Experience

–  Efficient typing ability with a minimum of 45 wpm.

–  Working knowledge of computer systems and software.

–  Extensive experience with MS Office and Internet.

– Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as per PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act)