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Permanent full-time

The Community Rehabilitation Worker is responsible for providing community housing outreach, support and direct assistance to individuals suffering from addiction and mental health issues and/or who are homeless and/or at risk of homelessness.




Ability, experience, and skills for this position include (but not limited to):

  • Minimum two (2) year post-secondary diploma in social services or in a health related field
  • Minimum (1) year direct service experience in community housing and/or mental health and addictions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and organizations
  • Demonstrated understanding of the housing first model, concurrent disorders, homelessness, harm reduction and recovery principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation work
  • Strong interest in professional development and self-learning
  • Strong time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be reliable and have a good attendance record
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends and evenings 
  • Duties will include travelling to various locations within city of SSM to provide services
  • Oral and written proficiency in both official languages is an asset
  • Requires a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and use of a reliable vehicle
  • A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) with satisfactory clearance is a condition of employment, at own expense


In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Algoma Public Health will provide accommodation for candidates with disabilities, upon request


Deadline for receipt of applications: 
November 2, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Submit applications to: 
Algoma Public Health
c/o Human Resources 
294 Willow Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, ON   P6B 0A9 

Email: recruitment@algomapublichealth.com


We would like to thank all candidates for responding; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.