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Manager, Human Resources

Salary Range $78,731 to 96,527

Children’s Mental Health Services (CMHS) is located in the beautiful Bay of Quinte area.

CMHS is a non-profit, Ministry of Health funded, community Mental Health Services agency, serving children, youth and families of Hastings and Prince Edward counties. We operate within a unionized setting, are accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation and employ clinical professionals who belong to their applicable colleges.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Director, the HR Manager will provide leadership and expertise in the implementation of HR strategies to develop and support CMHS’ strategic objectives. The HR Manager will also provide leadership and expertise in the mplementation of HR programs and initiatives across all functional aspects of HR including talent acquisition & onboarding, organizational culture, change & performance management and health and safety.


• Participate as a well-rounded member of the management team to realize CMHS’ strategic plan and ensure overall organizational effectiveness;

• Lead the full cycle of recruitment efforts including onboarding, retention, succession planning, and job design, with a thorough understanding of current and future talent needs;

• Promote ongoing learning and development through staff coaching and professional development planning;

• Resource and implement training to meet specific needs;

• Maintain currency with employment and health & safety laws and regulations, as well as

recommended best practices;

• Develop and update employee policies and practices and educate staff in order to maintain compliance;

• Co-chair or participate on CMHS’ Joint Health & Safety Committee;

• Promote a positive, supportive, and respectful work culture through the development of metrics and programs focusing on elements such as: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Employee Engagement; and Health & Wellness;

• Assist with payroll and benefits administration; manage employee enrollment in health benefits and pension plans; liaise with benefits providers; and oversee plan renewals;

• Maintain accurate and confidential electronic and paper employee files and documentation;

• Oversee employee disciplinary meetings, investigations, terminations, and offboarding.


• Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field;

• CHRP or CHRL designation, and in good standing with the HRPA;

• 5 to 7 years of progressive HR management experience as a generalist, preferably within a

unionized environment;

• Management experience within a non-profit organization considered an asset;

• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws, regulations and best practices, along with policy development and implementation;

• Full COVID-19 vaccination status;

• Self-directed approach with an ability to organize, plan, prioritize, and execute at


• Ability to be resourceful and flexible to meet the needs of the organization and the demands of the position; balancing the planning and implementation of longer-term strategy and problem- solving day-to-day issues;

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including coaching, group facilitation, influencing and the ability to collaborate and negotiate with internal and external contacts; and

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, recruitment platforms, and other human

resources related software/programs.


• A flexible work schedule and an environment that supports work-life balance;

• A team that strives for professionalism, respect and compassion;

• The opportunity to be part of meaningful work that makes a difference in our community;

• 100% Employer-paid health, dental and extended health benefits;

• Employee retirement plan and 7.5% matching program (RRSP/TFSA);

• Paid vacation, sick and personal time;

Salary range of $78,731 to $96,527.

If interested, please apply at

Children's Mental Health Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the hiring committee member of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

All applicants are appreciated for their interest and effort in applying, however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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