Team Leader (Supportive Housing) Hamilton

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Supportive Housing Team Leader

The Ideal Supportive Housing Team Leader will ensure the implementation of daily activities for clients in the supportive housing program.  This includes activities designed to encourage client involvement in daily living skills, building upon the clients individual strengths with an emphasis on recovery based concepts, and ensure activities, both on-site and off-site, are community based. Is responsible for the direct supervision of the Mental Health Technicians and client's care, which requires a high level of interpersonal and supervisory skills, knowledge of recovery as it applies to the mental health setting and a high level of organization.

Compensation: Starting salary for this position is approximately $16.48 / hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the program, especially in regards to 24/7 programming, which entails a minimum of 40 hours a week, including a minimum of 1 week per month of 24 hour on-call, and on-site coverage during holidays with compensation of 9 additional holiday days per year.

Travel: Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. Certified driver status includes having a valid driver license with F endorsement, valid car insurance, and 3 years of acceptable driving history. Must be capable of driving your personal vehicle to transport clients as necessary. Driving the Center van to transport clients is expected of staff in this position and requires the individual to be eligible for coverage under HRMC insurance policy. Must be capable of driving your personal vehicle to transport clients and/or conduct Center business as needed.

Equipment/Technology: This position does require use of computer, Microsoft office, excel, virtual meetings, outside agency portals, cell phone, text messaging. Email capabilities.

Qualifications - Supportive Housing Team Leader


  • Bachelor's Degree in health related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology or a behavioral science field with course work or experience in the area of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.


  • Two years of related work experience


  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.