Position: Program Manager & Clinical Supervisor – Family Preservation and Family Support programs
Position #: 13-100
Reports to: Clinical Director
Location: North Vancouver office & Community
Family Services of the North Shore is an accredited, not-for-profit community based organization which provides counseling, education and support to those living or working in North & West Vancouver, Bowen Island and Lion’s Bay. Family Services of the North Shore also provides provincial wide programming in the prevention of eating disorders.
This is a permanent, part-time, 21 hours per week, Wednesday – Friday management position in our Community Counselling program, providing both program management and clinical supervision for our Family Preservation and Family Support teams.
You will provide overall program management for our MCFD contract for these services as well as individual clinical and group supervision for the staff assigned to these programs. You will organize and supervise MCFD funded groups. You will participate in budgeting and maintain responsibility for your department’s budget. You will monitor contract program targets and ensure that all required reports are submitted.
You are responsible for all legal, ethical and safety issues related to the delivery of these programs as well as manage critical incidents and help to resolve difficult or sensitive issues. You will work closely with the Director of Clinical programs to ensure that any challenging situations are attended to appropriately.
You will work collectively with the other program managers as a clinical team and, with the Director of Clinical programs, work to ensure that the highest quality of clinical service is delivered to our clients. This is achieved through training, professional development opportunities and other avenues.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have significant experience supervising clinical staff
- Have experience working with MCFD
- Be a seasoned clinician with experience working with a diverse client population
- Be prepared to take on a leadership role on Agency committees, community partners and in collaboration on clinical program projects under the direction of the Clinical Director.
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in social work and be a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with a minimum of 5 years experience.
Experience and expertise working with individuals, couples and families impacted by substance abuse, relationship violence and mental health issues is also required.
Language proficiency in Farsi, Korean, Mandarin or Cantonese would be considered any asset as would experience working with First Nations People.
This position is dependent on external funding and any changes to that funding could adversely affect the viability of the position. This position also requires a minimum of one evening per week of work.
Please respond, in confidence, to:
Kathleen Whyte, Manager of Human Resources
Family Services of the North Shore
101-255 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, B.C.V7M 3G8
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.