Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care and we strive to reduce these barriers.
Manager, Mental Health Services
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented health care leader who shares our passion for making a difference and a commitment to anti-oppression and responsiveness in working across diverse populations to contribute to a vision of Inclusive Communities. Responsive Healthcare. Healthier Lives.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Client Services, in this new and exciting role, you will leverage your experience as a manager who is committed to ensuring the delivery of trauma-informed mental health and counselling services to clients. Accountable for daily operations, you will provide the necessary leadership and staff support to ensure the quality and efficiency of services to clients and, as a member of the management team, work collectively to implement organizational strategies and achieve desired outcomes.
You will have a graduate degree in Social Work, Counselling or a related field and, in addition to your 3 to 5 years of leading and supporting staff in a mental health or counselling field, you will bring significant experience in leading and developing programming for populations experiencing complex health and social issues.
As a positive, skilled communicator with a track record for teamwork and flexibility, you will be highly committed to working within anti-oppression, harm reduction and cultural safety frameworks. You will also be keenly responsive to working across diverse populations, including Indigenous Peoples, racialized, LGBTQ, substance-using populations, and young people.
If you are interested in joining with a creative and dedicated management team to make things better, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format, only) to firstname.lastname@example.org, by May 10, 2019, quoting “Manager, Mental Health” in the subject line.
We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal reference check as a condition of employment.
PQWCHC is committed to the principles of access and equity. PQWCHC is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves and we encourage applicants who reflect Toronto’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request. Parkdale Queen West CHC is in full compliance of the Ontario Human Rights Code and does not discriminate on the ground of records of offenses.
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre offers a broad range of services including primary healthcare, dental care, health promotion, counselling and mental health supports, HIV and Hepatitis C supports and education, anonymous HIV point of care testing, wellness group programming, practical supports (legal, employment and housing), harm reduction and illness prevention, advocacy, and community engagement and development.
We work to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities who are at risk and/or face barriers to accessing high quality health care services and supports. Priority is given to individuals and groups who encounter barriers to high quality health care services, including marginalized or vulnerable populations such as newcomers, Indigenous and racialized communities, people who are homeless or street-involved, people living with mental health issues, people who use drugs, people living with disabilities, isolated seniors, LGBTQ communities and people living in poverty.