Careers

There are currently seven 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

November 25, 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.

Please email resume and cover letter to cbailey@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

November 25, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

TEMPORARY Contract

Program

Support Programs

Site

Low Barrier Shelter - Chippewa Location

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 cbailey@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

November 25, 2020

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Casual

Program

Peer Support

Site

Various Sites

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 cbailey@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

November 25, 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 cbailey@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

January 20, 2021

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Permanent Part-time

Program

Specialized Housing

Site

Lakeshore

Purpose

Reporting to the Manager of the Specialized Housing Program, Registered Practical Nurses provides nursing care to clients in the agency’s Specialized Housing program

Please email resume and cover letter to cbailey@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.
• Current Safe Food Handling course or willingness to

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/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)
• Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, and Health Care Consent Act
• Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation

Date Posted

January 20, 2021

Union/Non Union

OPSEU

Status

Casual

Program

Specialized Housing

Site

Lakeshore

Purpose

Reporting to the Manager of the Specialized Housing Program, Registered Practical Nurses provides nursing care to clients in the agency’s Specialized Housing program.

Please email resume and cover letter to cbailey@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.
• Current Safe Food Handling course or willingness to obtain

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/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)
• Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, and Health Care Consent Act
• Knowledge/experience using the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation

Date Posted

February 5, 2021

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 cbailey@nmhhss.ca

Education & Training

Proof of successful completion of a post-secondary education in Social 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

• 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.