The Manager of Family Support will administer the Family Support & Advocacy program, supervise a Family Support Worker and facilitate community development opportunities that includes support groups, workshops, and family centred planning.  The Family Support & Advocacy program is a self-referral service to obtain information and advocacy about services to persons with developmental disabilities, education and awareness and peer-to-peer support.

Job Title: Manager – Family Support Services | #1119
Location: Vancouver
Start Date: As soon as possible
Term/Status: Permanent Full Time
Schedule/Hours: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00-17:00 // 37.5 hours per week (Hours are typically Mon-Fri with flexibility required to meet family/caregiver needs)
Hourly Wage: $29.80 – $31.37 per collective agreement (April 1, 2020 rate)

What We Offer:

  • An extensive employer paid benefits package that includes healthcare and dental
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • On-the-job training
  • Professional development
  • Community involvement
  • An inclusive work environment

Requirements/Education/Experience:

  • Professional degree from a University or College of recognized standing in a field related to family support
  • Three to five years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Knowledge of the school system in B.C. and various government agencies related to disability
  • Experience in facilitating groups
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • Strong background in adult/child development and advocacy preferred
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Class 5 Driver’s License and use of a vehicle for work
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Must work evenings and weekends as required

 

This position requires union membership

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Posted by human resources in: Community & Day Programs, Department, Full-Time, Job Status