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Job Number:  38157
Talent Manager
Job Posted: Friday, 15 September 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
(55 days ago)
Canadian Mental Health Association - York Region
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: Vaughan/Newmarket Salary: (not entered)

Closing Date: September 27, 2017


Permanent, Full-time, 35 Hours per Week, Evening Hours and Weekends will be required


Competition #: 201742


Our Mission: As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.


Our Organizational Values:
• Client and Family Centered – through partnership, accountability and action
• Culturally Competent – to provide the best service and work experience
• Innovation – to bring value to our community


Team Values: Trust, Respect, Teamwork and Communication


Hours of work: 35 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours will be required.


Location: Vaughan/Newmarket


Job Profile:


Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. The Talent Manager ensures that CMHA’s staff talent philosophy be put into practice by working collectively with all managers and by continuously developing high performing teams and contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives.

The Talent Manager provides the day to day management, leadership, supervision, development and motivation of staff using empowerment and skill building approaches and works closely with Human Resources to attract, hire and retain qualified, skilled individuals. In addition, as a member of CMHA’s management team, the Talent Manager offers input and recommendations in a collaborative and effective manner to improve the processes, quality and operations of all programs.
This role provides support and direction to staff through individual and team meetings and is responsible to the organization for the advancement of individuals within CMHA. In accordance with the organization’s Vision, Mission and Values and in accordance with provincial legislation and relevant provincial statutes and common law, the incumbent is responsible to identify and communicate the day-to-day dealings of this growing organization regarding any staff performance issues, as well as training, educational and development needs.

In addition to compliance with all organizational policies and procedures, the incumbent is also expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment, and demonstrate confidence in decision-making and in building relationships. The Talent Manager may be assigned to different programs as required based on need.

• Post secondary education is required
• Bachelors Degree in either Business, Management, Health or Social Services is considered an asset
• 2 or more years experience supervising a team
• Experience working in a not-for-profit organization is considered an asset
• Excellent computer skills in relevant computer applications particularly Microsoft Office Suite
• Knowledge of employment related legislation (ie. Ontario Employment Standards Act, OHS Act, OHRC, etc)
• A second language (French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Farsi, Italian, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Tamil, Urdu) reflecting the local community is an asset
• Strong persuading and negotiating skills
• Strong analytical and organization skills, including creating and managing schedules
• Strong process, detail, and customer service skills
• Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills
• Excellent problem-solving and decision making skills and ability to provide recommendations/solutions
• Team player who fosters a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
• A valid Canadian driver’s license, a minimum $1,000,000 third party liability insurance
• A satisfactory and current Vulnerable Sector Screening

This position reports to and is supervised by the Director of Programs.

Working Conditions:
• Office work, works extensively at a desk using a computer up to 7 hours a day
• Evening and weekend hours will be required

In keeping with mental health reform, best practices, funding and direction this position may later require knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions not noted here.

Why work for CMHA York Region?

We are team committed to our vision of mentally healthy people in a healthy society. That means we respect that our clients are the experts in their recovery journey and our role is to provide support, resources and opportunities based on their hopes and dreams. It means that we foster and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit to create, implement and sustain innovative, evidence based and transformational impact. We seek out and build partnerships, collaborate and share knowledge to be the most culturally competent team and fully integrated service delivery partner.

Our team cares for each other. We have our own team values of trust, respect, teamwork and communication. We hold ourselves accountable and we celebrate our wins. Because we risk, we learn and we take the opportunity and time to constantly improve our skills, the way we function as a team and ultimately deliver services. We are a team committed to mental health for all. Join us and be part of providing great care in great communities!

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Application Procedures

If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow the link on this posting or visit the Career section of our website. Complete the application form and submit cover letter and resume (PDF or Word) together as one (1) document / attachment in the Resume section, outlining how your experience matches our requirements, to the Human Resources Department quoting Competition # 201742.
CMHA, York Region Branch supports the recovery of people with mental illness and promotes diversity in the workplace. We welcome consumers, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ, visible minority and immigrant communities to apply.

To request this posting in an alternate format or to request accommodation in the application process, email AODA@cmha-yr.on.ca

Online: www.cmha-yr.on.ca, under CAREERS section.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Contact Details:
Canadian Mental Health Association - York Region
1101 Nicholson Road Unit 5
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 9C3
www:   www.cmha-yr.on.ca

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