Community Support Worker - CMHA Hamilton

Jan 06, 2024
Hamilton, Ontario
Position Summary:

Baldwin Housing and Community Support Program is seeking a Community Support Worker to provide instrumental support services to individuals aged 16 or older who have a serious mental illness/concurrent disorder. Services will be provided within a framework of a client-centered rehabilitation model. The community support worker will work collaboratively with the team and other mental health service providers to increase the functional abilities and independent living of residents of the Baldwin Housing and Community Support Program. The Community Support Worker will perform a continuum of functions, including developing support plans with clients, client, and systems advocacy, symptom management, life skills teaching, supportive counseling, family support, and crisis support. The Community Support Worker provides support within our residential setting and in the Community with individuals living independently. The community support worker may provide on-call support and, at times, works flexible hours.


Candidates must have a college diploma/university degree in social service worker or social work with experience in the mental health field and/or addictions and housing. Candidates must be registered or eligible for registration in a professional college or association. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle for use in this position. French-speaking is an asset. Please quote competition #BHCSP1106.

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Hamilton Branch is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities. CMHA Hamilton will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested.

We thank all who apply, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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