Full Time
Posted 6 months ago

Head, Practitioner Relations

Numinus envisions a world where all people are empowered to discover healing and wellness. That’s why we’re creating solutions to develop and deliver cutting-edge mental health solutions including psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy with a view to transforming the mental health landscape.

Since our public listing in May 2020, we have been creating the building blocks to the foundation of our company with the goal of providing access to safe, evidence-based use of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies. These building blocks include:

  • Raising a total of $27.5M during 2020.
  • Acquiring MindSpace, a full service well-being organization who is pioneering psychedelic programming, with 3 operating clinics in Montreal;
  • Collaborating with MAPS Public Benefit Corporation to seek approval to deliver MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD through a single arm open label trial;
  • Signing an agreement with Syreon to undertake a compassionate access clinical trial of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for substance use disorders;
  • Becoming the 1st Canadian public company to legally harvest Psilocybe Mushrooms.

Numinus’ clinical team is expanding to find a vision and mission aligned person to lead Practitioner Recruitment, Retention, and Development. Reporting to the Medical and Therapeutic Services Director, the leader will direct and oversee development and implementation of a robust practitioner recruitment strategy framed within the context of a keen attunement to the mission, vision and values of the practitioner community.

Job Summary

  • Lead creation of a strategy to attract therapists to the Numinus therapeutic model
  • Define and implement attraction tactics that resonate with the target community
  • Create key performance metrics to monitor achievement of recruitment objectives
  • Identify opportunities for Numinus to participate in appropriate recruitment events; host events, deliver workshops/lectures and contribute to content development related to new practitioner recruitment and existing practitioner engagement
  • Ensure alignment of recruitment messages with Numinus’ branding and external messaging
  • Define and leverage the synergies between recruitment, retention, professional development, continuing education and training
  • Collaborate with Numinus’ practitioner community to create and establish policies and practices that will optimize the client’s health journey
  • Create and implement feedback mechanisms to ensure awareness of practitioner’s training and learning goals
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the appropriate professional governing bodies, colleges, and universities to represent Numinus’ value proposition from the perspective of recruitment and professional development
  • Facilitate achievement of practitioner’s continuing education and professional development
  • Create an environment of continuous learning by sharing and tracking the success and results of all training courses while also identifying opportunities for improvement

Job requirements


The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.


  • Undergraduate degree in health or related field with graduate level preferred
  • Track record of creating and implementing a strategy to attract highly educated and trained professionals and practitioners
  • Demonstrated capability to customize outreach strategies aligned with the decision making criteria, motivation and attractors for the targeted community
  • Training as a mental health clinician or work in a clinical environment (e.g. nursing, social work) ideally with exposure to mindfulness and process oriented psychotherapies considered an asset for this role
  • Understanding of mental health conditions and awareness of therapeutic modalities is an asset
  • Previous exposure to educational programming
  • Business and commercial acumen to create and manage performance metrics
  • Experience working in start-ups and hypergrowth / quickly changing environments

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Hands-on, collaborative, collegial, takes accountability and will dive in to make sure things get done
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Results-driven, detail-oriented, organized self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to build, lead and manage high performance teams while also functioning as an individual contributor/team member
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment focussed on bringing change to mental health service delivery.
  • Ability to manage people with diverse backgrounds in clinical and mental health care.


This position can be fully remote though it is expected that clinics within the region are regularly visited – particularly during clinic set-up and opening. If you are located in Vancouver, due to government health regulations for COVID-19, teams are working remotely. Once COVID-19 restrictions are eased, teams will have the option of working from their office in Gastown.

At Numinus, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. We welcome and celebrate differences because we believe a multitude of perspectives fosters innovation and will help us achieve our ultimate purpose of delivering the highest quality outcomes to the people we serve. Our culture is one of belonging in which each person is accepted and valued for their individuality. As such, if you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know so we can work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all of those who take the time to apply; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

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