Manager, Clinical and Recovery Services

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Stella's Place
  • Healthcare: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Therapy
  • Program / Project Evaluation & Development
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2019-12-022019-12-15



Manager, Clinical and Recovery Services


Posting Date: December 2, 2019                  

Application Close Date: December 15, 2019 

Position: Manager, Clinical and Recovery Services



At Stella’s Place, we’re committed to innovating and delivering effective mental health and recovery services to young adults.  

This position is an opportunity to collaboratively implement Stella’s Place clinical and recovery programming using an integrated peer/clinical model while delivering evidence-based interventions. You will participate in the continued development, and oversight of integrated clinical and peer support programming, and an infrastructure that supports a peer recovery model. 

You have extensive experience as both a clinician and as a clinical supervisor/manager; are comfortable with new technologies; have experience with an interdisciplinary approach; and welcome an opportunity to collaborate and harness the knowledge of young adults with lived experience with mental health challenges, and have rich experiences and knowledge to offer.  



The responsibilities of the manager, clinical and recovery services include but are not limited to:

  • Provide clinical and administrative oversight and guidance to a team of clinicians and peer supporters
  • Ensure a high level of performance from your team, delivering services from a trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and anti-oppressive approach;
  • Manage change effectively in an ever-changing environment;
  • Support the development, adaptation and implementation of innovation that is grounded in evidence-based clinical practices;
  • Develop effective strategies to engage participants, and community partners;
  • Represent clinical programs internally and externally;
  • Ensure a safe, healthy, supportive environment for young adults and staff;
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with other community-based organizations; 
  • Contribute to the use of quality, health, participant satisfaction, and outcome measures for all relevant programs, ensuring a model of continuous quality improvement is maintained;
  • Participate in educational activities and initiatives to enhance the skill, experience, and knowledge of Stella’s Place staff.




  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, utilizing culturally-responsive, trauma-informed and anti-oppressive approaches 
  • Masters degree or specialization in mental health-related discipline (including membership in a professional college) such as Social Work, Nursing, or Counselling Psychology
  • Experience supporting staff 
  • Experience with program development
  • Experience with project management 
  • Sound knowledge and experience delivering clinical treatment approaches including, but not limited to DBT, Narrative, ACT, Mindfulness Approaches, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, 
  • Experience providing clinical services to young adults 16 – 29 years of age
  • Experience working in community mental health 
  • Experience working collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience with using Client Information Management Systems, Personal Health Record management and Health Information Custodian requirements; demonstrated ability to learn and use new software systems and online chat platforms 
  • You will have a strong clinical foundation, including skills / knowledge related to:
    • Unique developmental issues of transition-aged young adults
    • Evidence-based clinical program treatment modalities
    • Clinical consultation, including assessment, goal setting, and recovery planning
    • Whole health – fitness, nutrition, primary health, and mindfulness-based stress reduction
    • Recovery supports (peer led, education, employment, transition coaching)
    • Evaluation research and outcome measures


  • Applicants who have lived experience with mental health challenges would be considered an asset to the team.  We encourage applications from diverse racial and cultural communities and individuals who identify as LGBTQ.



Regular communication, coaching, mentoring, personal and professional development, and evaluation will take place with the Director or Program Operations on a regular basis. A Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.



According to Stella’s Place Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Policy and the Police Records Check Policy, this position is subject to the following screening practices:

  1.   Verification of work history
  2.   Verification of education and credentials
  3.   Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check



Stella’s Place is committed to having a workforce that is reflective of the diversity of the City of Toronto in general and of our participants in particular.  We strongly encourage applications from: racialized persons, indigenous people, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and all those who can provide different perspectives and contribute to diversification at Stella’s Place.

Stella’s Place is committed to hiring practices that are inclusive and barrier free.  Stella’s Place will provide reasonable and appropriate accommodation during all stages of the hiring process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code in order to ensure the equal and fair assessment of all job applicants.  Applicants are asked to make any accommodation request in advance.

We thank all candidates for their interest. We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter (along with a detailed résumé) outlining your interest in working with Stella’s Place and your salary expectations through Charity Village. 

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