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Job Number:  58989
Interim Team Lead, Post Discharge and Supportive Living (Group Homes) Program
Job Posted: Friday, 8 November 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 15 November 2019
(in 3 days)
Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

POSITION TITLE:               Interim Team Lead – Post Discharge and Supportive Living (Group Homes) Program


JOB TYPE:                           Temporary (6 months)


HOURS OF WORK:            35 hours per week, with flexibility


JOB SUMMARY:                 The Interim Team Lead plays a crucial role, providing information and support as individuals embark on their recovery journey. This role delivers an excellence in standard of care while providing positive, compassionate service and problem solving skills to help assist clients’ needs.



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services.
  • Training at Diploma level with five (5) years’ experience.
  • You have worked in the mental health field for over Five (5) years and have a deep commitment to and understanding of the recovery model. You demonstrate deep respect not only for clients but for the teams you support, your peers and community partners.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • ASIST training an asset.

Client Service Responsibilities

  • Supervision of relief staff.
  • Handling of admin items such as monthly receipt books, ensuring group homes have office supplies.
  • Back up to support program intakes when Senior Lead is away.
  • Call support and handling of day to day minor crisis issues as they arise.
  • Transporting clients if required, to hospital if nurses are unavailable, or as needed as an added support to nurses.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the clients in the four group homes and maintain a caseload.
  • If required, be able to cover a day shift if there is no relief available.
  • Provide staff with program expectations and interventions when Senior Lead is unavailable.
  • To represent CMHA on appropriate committees as required.
  • Provide ongoing research on areas relevant to recovery framework with respect to suicide supports, trauma informed work, and mental health conditions and addictions.

Team & Organization Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with team members in the development of new, innovative services within Post Discharge and Supportive Living (Group Homes) program.
  • Adhere to the definition and guiding principles of the Team Model.
  • Promote the principles of diversity and equity in all work related duties, wherever applicable.

Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Effective conflict resolution, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Recognizes and adheres to professional boundaries.
  • Approachable, accessible and facilitates cooperation.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to engage in active listening and provide/accept constructive feedback.
  • Is able to represent self and the agency in a professional manner.

Working Conditions


This job requires a mix of sitting, standing and moving, with a balance between computer-based work and verbal communication.  The candidate may be required to balance priorities between different stakeholders.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be a thorough list of all responsibilities, tasks, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

How to Apply
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Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to CMHA Human Resources at
Contact Details
HR Department,
Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region
200, 1040 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2Z 0M4

Tel: 4032971700
www:   cmha.calgary.ab.ca

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