Classification:    Casual

Rate of Pay:        $19.95-$23.82

Department:       Mental Health & Addictions

Shift / Rotation #:    N/A

Reference #:        2022-04

Start Date:            As soon as possible

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Community Counselling Manager, the Transition House Support Staff assists clients who are temporarily residing in the Transition House. This includes ensuring that clients are meeting the program requirements and complying with house rules, supporting the clinicians in implementing and monitoring work plans with clients, and that standards are complied with as it relates to congregate living.

The Transition House Program is for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, with a diagnosis of a mental illness or symptoms of a mental illness. The House operates on principles of safe, non-judgmental, and client-centered environment.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma. A post-secondary certificate or diploma in Social Services or a related field will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental illness and addictions, and their effects on individuals and families.
  • Previous community involvement and proven ability to collaborate with other agencies. Relevant work experience, especially in a healthcare environment, would be an asset.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Physical ability to complete requirements of the job.
  • Working knowledge of office software, including client database programs.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination.

Apply with resumé and cover letter – quoting reference number – in confidence to:

Human Resources

Atikokan General Hospital, 120 Dorothy Street

Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0

Fax: (807) 597-4305

Email: careers@aghospital.on.ca

NOTE: Applicants who require accommodations in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources for support using the above contact information.

Atikokan General Hospital is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected in the recruitment process will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@aghospital.on.ca.