Job Posting 101341

Clinical Manager
Canadian Mental Health Association
Southern Ontario
St. Catharines
closed 6 days ago (Fri, 24 May)
full time  •  TBD


Seeking Eligible Candidates for a Management Opportunity at CMHA Niagara


Position Title:

Clinical Manager


Reports To:

Director of Clinical Operations






Full-time Regular


Posting Date:

May 10 – May 24, 2024



35 – 45  hours per week


Start Date:




About CMHA Niagara


CMHA, Niagara is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to promoting mental wellness and to improving the lives of people in its service area who have mental illness as well as their families. CMHA Niagara achieves its mission through a number of programs and services.

CMHA Niagara is Accredited with Exemplary Status by Accreditation Canada.


CMHA, Niagara is committed to a recovery philosophy which focuses on the potential for people with mental illness to lead full, productive and engaged lives in their communities. The Branch works in partnership with many others who share in the commitment to supporting the broad determinants of health.


Position Summary


This is a full-time position with CMHA Niagara reporting to the Director of Clinical Operations.


CMHA Niagara, with a current staff complement of over 120 employees, provides a wide range of mental health and addictions services including case management, counselling and treatment, crisis beds and support line, employment, housing, justice, mobile outreach, and information and training.  Continuous growth and change in the mental health sector and for our Branch requires an incumbent who can thrive in an environment that can be volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous.  We are seeking an individual who can maintain an effective balance between building strong working relationships while delivering on operational objectives. The successful candidate will be familiar with working from a trauma-informed lens and within the Recovery philosophy. 


The Clinical Manager is responsible for all clinical aspects of assigned programs including: leadership, clinical supervision, recommendations for training and development needs, day-to-day service operations, performance management, structure enhancement, orientation, and on-call responsibilities. The incumbent will work with other members of the Clinical Leadership team, staff, clients and other service providers, as an important link to ensure access to quality services in the mental health and addictions system for clients and their families.


The current portfolio for this position includes transitional support within housing, employment, case management and mental health counselling and treatment programs, including DBT. Experience and knowledge of similar programs is preferred.


CMHA Niagara has representation with CUPE 1287.


Essential Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Nursing, or other relevant area of study is preferred. Other degrees will be considered with relevant skills and experience in clinical management.
  • Registration with a regulatory body in good standing and adhering to all standards of practice is required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the community mental health and addictions in a management or development role is required.
  • Experience with clinical supervision and quality improvement is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the unique circumstances of persons with mental health and addictions challenges and disabilities, concurrent disorders and other comorbidities.
  • Proficiency in French would be considered a valuable asset.


Preferred candidates will be asked to complete an emotional intelligence inventory assessment. Language skills will be tested if applicable.


CMHA Niagara strives to be a culturally competent organization and is committed to building an inclusive community that respects the dignity and independence of candidates with multicultural and diverse backgrounds, multilingual abilities, and experience with the 2S&LGBTQQIA+ community. These backgrounds would be considered an asset. Candidates with lived or living experience of mental health and addictions concerns are also encouraged to apply.


CMHA Niagara is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please see the related AODA policies on our website at, for further details or contact our Human Resources department for any information in an alternate format.

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