• Full Time
  • Ottawa

rsc_crs Roberts/Smart Centre

We provide mental health treatment for youth

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will lead and develop Community Programming and Integration activities including new program growth. You will advance the mental well-being of the youth and families by working with other people and organizations to bring integrated health services as close to home as possible.

This is a permanent position with a generous total rewards package of 3 weeks’ vacation in the first year, sick leave, family responsibility leave, group life/LTD/health/dental benefits and a defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP).

The Opportunity:

1.      Lead, develop, coach, supervise and provide oversite of all Community Programs including Day Treatment, School-Based Mental Health Services, Family Community Intervention Programs and Family/Caregiver Education.

2.      Together with the Executive Director and partners, engage in systems thinking, strategic planning and visioning to improve and integrate within local, regional and provincial delivery of complex mental health treatment and support for youth and families.

3.      Steward and lead the conceptualization, development, and promotion of a full continuum of programs and effective collaborations designed to enrich RSC’s level of service.

4.      Responsible to ensure that the community understands the services offered by RSC as well as the Coordinated Referral/Access Committee’s (or similar) role to youth, families and other agencies. Oversee the determination of suitability of RSC Community Programs to youth and their families.

5.      Ensure optimal supports are available to youth and families in the Community Programs to support our youth to achieve their goals, develop positive relationships, and remain or return to, and thrive, within their families and communities.

6.      Lead and champion the Centre’s treatment model, and, together with the Manager of Programs and Quality, develop an annual plan to further ensure that treatment is provided in all RSC Programs, including using a CPS philosophy.

7.      Together with Program Coordinators, oversee staff teams to seek opportunities for staff education and development and utilize the skills and talents of all staff and placement students.

8.   Provide On-Call support to Centre programs.

9.   Represent the Centre programs and organization to agencies, and communities, notably at client coordinating tables.

Qualification, skills, aptitude and ability

1.      A university degree or equivalent in a Social Work, Health Education, or Health Administration with experience in mental health service delivery.

2.      Minimum of five years’ progressive mental health management experience, community-based preferred, in a multi-disciplinary treatment organization.

3.      Demonstrated leadership abilities, strong entrepreneurial mindset, and change agent acumen.

4.      Fully bilingual in both French and English.

5.      Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders holding diverse opinions and objectives.

6.      Strong communication and presentation skills with internal and external stakeholders (oral and written).

7.      Possess a broad knowledge of community-based mental health resources for children, youth and transitional age youth.

8.   Superior coaching and mentorship skills, advanced computer skills.

You must be enthusiastic about growing community-based youth mental health services and gifted at motivating others, decision-making, and problem-solving.

If you want to help shape the future of youth mental health services in Ottawa, Champlain region, and within the province, please submit your cover letter and résumé.


To apply for this job email your details to apply@rsc-crs.com