F750 | Department Manager - Supported Housing

F750 | Department Manager - Supported Housing

03 Feb
South Peace Community Resources Society
Dawson Creek

03 Feb

South Peace Community Resources Society

Dawson Creek

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

Start Date: 2021-03-22

Language: English

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Community and Social Service Workers (4212)

NOC Job Title: Social Services Worker

Expires in 14 days

Expires: 2021-02-16

Posted: 2021-02-02

Last Updated: 2021-02-02

Job Location(s)

Box 713

10110 13th Street

Dawson Creek, British Columbia

V1G 4H7, Canada

Job Description


Department Manager




Housing & Safety Department


Executive Director


The Department Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation,

and coordination of the ‘Nee Gin Naw’ Supportive Housing Program.


- A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Business Administration; or

- A related discipline with a minimum of four years experience developing and delivering housing programs and initiatives;

- Prior experience in supervising a team of staff preferably in a unionized environment;

- Eight (8) years combination of education, training and experience.


The Department Manager will:

- Be responsible for the administration of the Supported Housing Program including, contract outcomes, the record keeping of client files and any reporting to the funders or licensing bodies;

- Keep informed of provincial associations and their work;

- Collaborate with BC Housing when addressing issues related to tenants or the community;

- Be responsible for all systems and procedures within the program to ensure consistency with SPCRS policies and procedures;

- Work at a high pace with minimal direction to sustain and improve the services to the Department target group;

- Ensure the conditions of work within the programs follows SPCRS policy and procedures, and the Collective Agreement

- Develop the annual program plans;

- Recruit, select, promote and orientate necessary staff in compliance with SPCRS policy and Collective Agreement;

- Discipline and dismiss personnel when necessary;

- Participate in the Joint Labour/ Management Committee

- Supervise staff under your direction through regular supervisory meetings and goal setting to improve performance and staff satisfaction ;

- In coordination with the Executive Director and the HR Coordinator ensure the improvement of services through team building, training, support and other initiatives;

- Advocate for the users of services within the Department;

- Ensure that the Program activities conform to appropriate statues and regulations;

- Direct the development of the agency through the Management Team;

- Act as a liaison between Departments ensuring good communication throughout the agency;

- Report to the Board of Directors through written reports and liaison with the appropriate Board Member;

- Work for societal and attitudinal change regarding the target group;

- Oversee public awareness and education regarding the target group;

- Seek out and use opportunities to build and maintain relationships with other stake holders;

- Provide a public profile for the services and target group of your Department;

- Create PR opportunities, photo ops and media coverage for your Department;

- Take responsibility for all operations of the Department and personnel, responding to questions, limiting any repercussions and establishing systems that prevent problems from recurring;

- Informed of the status of the Program and any situations that may pose a risk to the quality of service;

- Work co-operatively with other service providers, agency staff and professionals;

- Maintain an organized, efficient and effective manner in completing the responsibilities;

- Act as an ambassador of your department to the outside world;

- Role model the 13 Philosophical Goals to service recipients and others;

- Any other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Related Document(s)

Department Manager.pdf

How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 16, 2021

Contact: Lori Brooks

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Email: [email protected]

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