Craigwood is seeking exceptional Senior Leadership to help us meet our goals in serving the care, custody and mental health needs of children, youth and families in the West region of Ontario and beyond.  We are a fully accredited not-for-profit children's mental health resource providing a full spectrum of innovative treatment and intervention services. Our service spectrum includes most core Child and Youth Mental health services; Secure Youth Justice dedicated female facility and innovative services with Child Welfare involved youth and families.

As a member of our senior management team and reporting to the Executive Director, the incumbent will provide senior level leadership across our intensive and community-based service and program areas and assume delegated Executive Director authority in the E.D’s absence.   You will have key responsibilities for setting the service culture of the agency through overall clinical, program and staff leadership, evidence-informed practice, policy development, collaborative relationship management and meeting licensing, regulatory, contractual, performance and accreditation standards.

Essential qualifications:

  • A regulated professional with a Masters’ Degree in Social Work or other relevant disciplines
  • 5-10 years’ managerial experience, with preferably 3-5 years in Senior Management Roles
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Clinical Program development, deployment and management in intensive (residential) and/ or community based mental health services and health equity;
  • 3 years of Clinical Management within Ministry Funded organizations
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, interpersonal, leadership, clinical, organization, oral and written communication skills;

Additional and Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working within a unionized setting
  • Youth Justice experience
  • Experience in community collaborations and developing community based clinical programs
  • Emotional intelligence, resilience and leadership in creating a diverse, inclusive and robust employment and client experience


A comprehensive job description is available upon request. London is a designated area under the French Language Services Act; bilingual candidates are encouraged to consider this opportunity.  Craigwood offers a comprehensive salary and benefit package.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their application including a complete resume and references in confidence by Friday September 17th, 2021 to:


Tuhin Jajal

Manager, Human Resources

Craigwood Child, Youth and Family Services

Ref / Subject Line: Director of Services Application


We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.