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Community Mental Health Worker - Good Shepherd

Jan 15, 2021
Hamilton, Ontario

Community Mental Health Worker


Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes Inc. Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community. The HOMES program provides supportive housing to persons who have been homeless and are living with a mental illness. Team members support tenants to reach personal goals and to have a satisfying and meaningful life in the community.

In this role, you will work to make a difference in the lives of tenants living at our on-site locations. Services to tenants include assessment, planning, crisis prevention and intervention, and supportive counseling.

Primary case management and community development skills acquired through a post-secondary education in social or health services, with a demonstrated commitment to the mission values of hospitality, availability, responsibility, adaptability, quality and dignity. A minimum of three years experience in mental health, and concurrent disorders is required as well as a 'recovery orientation' and 'consumer driven' style of practice. Additional skills required are the ability to work independently and think creatively. Ability to speak French and/or other languages considered an asset. CPR certification or willingness to be certified is required. Work hours include a mix of day, afternoon and weekend shifts.

Please forward cover letter and resume

quoting job number: OS-06-20 to:

Attn: Melissa Jackson, Program Manager

Good Shepherd Non Profit Homes Inc. or fax at 905-528-2732

Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 905-528-5877 ex 2265 or  


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