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Job Number:  45105
CMHC - Green Space/Farm House
Job Posted: Friday, 1 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 1 July 2018
(79 days ago)
Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP)
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga Salary: $54,174.84 - $63,796.27

Job Description


SHIP is a multi service agency providing housing and services for people with specialized needs.  SHIP’s mental health services assist clients with setting and working towards recovery goals, and living independently in the community.  Our growing organization is implementing new and innovative approaches to community based support of adults with mental illness.  We are currently seeking energetic, enthusiastic professional to fill the following position:


Community Mental Health Counsellor - Green Spaces/Farm House

Bargaining Unit Position (1 Full Time)

Wed & Thurs: 8:30AM - 4:30PM / Sat & Sun: 8:00AM - 8:00PM


Reports To: Program Manager


  • Individualized assessment, crisis support/planning and supportive counseling
  • Assisting clients in understanding and learning about their illness, symptoms and medications
  • Service co-ordination and advocacy as needed
  • Direct service provision/intervention
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, support services, conflict resolution and crisis avoidance
  • Systems and landlord advocacy and resource co-ordination
  • Monitoring, evaluation and follow-up
  • Assisting clients in developing and maintaining community supports, daily living and social skills necessary to maintain independency in the community.
  • Providing practical hands-on work, when necessary, to demonstrate skill and assist.
  • Providing crisis prevention and intervention.
  • To work with client groups or one to one client support
  • To effectively communicate with staff and clients
  • To share ideas and input regarding program development
  • To be familiar with and knowledgeable about the mental health field and the principles and value of psychosocial rehabilitation and group dynamics
  • To maintain excellent working relationships and approaches with clients, organizations, colleagues and management.
  • Participating in goal planning and crisis planning with clients.
  • Complete all assessments and documentation in accordance with SHIP’s policies.
  • Linkages and referrals as required.
  • Responsible for client/resident safety.


  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work or a related field.
  • 4 years’ experience working with specialized populations.
  • Good Individual and group facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication; good computer skills.
  • Experience working in a community setting essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of serious mental illness, concurrent disorders and/or dual diagnosis, preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Recovery Principles.
  • Dedicated team player, with strong communication skills.
  • Current CPR / First Aid, ASIST, CPI
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; able to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license and a vehicle with two million dollars insurance coverage is also required.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply


The position is a full time bargaining unit position, working 37.5 hours per week. 


***All interested applicants must submit their resume directly to SHIP's Career page***


1. https://cmha.hr.ccim.on.ca/ship/applicant/JobSearch.aspx

2. Select view all and click Search

3. Apply to the interested positions respectively


Positions will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to June 15, 2018.


SHIP is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an excellent benefits package and work environment. We thank all applicants who apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are contacted by Supportive Housing In Peel regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise human resources if accommodation is required through any stage of the recruitment process.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
***All interested applicants must submit their resume directly to SHIP's Career page***

1. https://cmha.hr.ccim.on.ca/ship/applicant/JobSearch.aspx
2. Select view all and click Search
3. Apply to the interested positions respectively
Contact Details:
Tenzin Paljor
Services and Housing
969 Derry Road East Unit 107
Mississauga, ON, L5T 2J7

Tel: 9057958742
www:   shipshey.ca

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