Coordinator - Residential Stabilization Programs - Montfort Renaissance

Feb 28, 2021
Ottawa, Ontario

(1) Permanent full-time position

Executive position


Under the responsibility of the director of withdrawal and stabilization programs, the Coordinator participates in the management of programs and services for people requiring residential stabilization at Maison Gilles Chagnon and Maison Billy Buffett. The incumbent participates in the management of human, financial and material resources to ensure the smooth operation of the programs. He or she is responsible for the coordination of services, the implementation and evaluation of client service plans and the clinical supervision of residential stabilization counsellors. The coordinator ensures the monitoring of clients with complex situations in order to ensure safe stabilization. He or she participates in the supervision and assignment of work to teams of counsellors, and also performs a variety of administrative duties related to work schedules, client files, and the day-to-day operation of residential stabilization programs and associated buildings. Interested candidates must be available to work during the day, and occasionally evenings and weekends.



  • University degree in social work, psychology, behavioural sciences or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the provision of the full range of stabilization management and/or addiction services;
  • Other experience in community, addictions or mental health settings, or as a case manager will be considered a strong asset;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in program management and clinical supervision of staff;
  • Experience in navigating community services to meet complex client needs;
  • Excellent knowledge of withdrawal symptoms, medications used for alcohol and drug withdrawal;
  • Clinical coaching skills to support staff in their intervention approach;
  • Ability to make informed decisions, based on clinical experience and in consultation with key partners to determine the appropriate course of action in complex, ambiguous or urgent situations;
  • Ability to adapt to change in order to meet demands and needs in ever-changing conditions and situations;
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of electronic client record management systems;
  • Mastery of the range of client needs assessment tools;
  • Understanding of the mechanisms and experience using referral services;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills at a superior level in French and English;
  • Availability to handle emergency calls outside working hours;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously;
  • Flexibility, empathy, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to resolve problems and conflicts;
  • Good personnel management skills and enhanced leadership skills;
  • Training in non-violent crisis intervention (NVCI), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), CPR training, motivational interviewing, concurrent disorders management, are assets;
  • A vehicle and a valid license are required.



  • An annual salary between $74,326 and $83,703
  • Competitive benefits including HOOPP pension plan and continuing education opportunities
  • Be part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team of experienced addiction and mental health professionals in a growing organization


Please send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources by January 31st, 2021 at the latest to

We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Montfort Renaissance, we are committed to fostering a healthy and accessible workplace. We therefore adhere to the principle of adaptation in the workplace. If you need accommodation, please contact us.

MRI is committed to the principles of employment equity.

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