This position will work in Abbotsford initially, however, the position may be reassigned to another area within the South Fraser region.
- Accountable for specific operations of community planning and development, and quality service activities that will lead to more innovative and responsive support and services to individuals and/or families in the South Fraser region. Services are designed to maintain or improve quality of life. Supports and services are delivered through a combination of contracted resources and community options.
- Ensures full and complete information on community living services and community-based options are available and provided to individuals and families through a team of Facilitators, Analysts and administrative staff.
- Connects with the community, contractors and organizations to identify opportunities for innovation and fulfilling CLBC’s vision
- Seeks feedback from individuals and families;
- Ensures facilitators act to support individuals and families in developing and implementing their plans.
- This role must also ensure the most effective and efficient delivery of CLBC contracted services within a budgeted framework and financial and policy requirements and at the same time must balance the competing needs of communities (as they pertain to the equitable, consistent and portable allocation of resources) to support the safety, security and well-being of individuals.
This role requires the ability to manage multiple priorities/projects and produce results within deadlines; develop and maintain productive relationships with colleagues, individuals, families and service providers; manage budgets; network with, develop, and enhance links to business, industry, health, municipal, and regional councils, school boards, colleges and community services; and provide leadership and management to a team.
- Bachelor of Social Work or Business related Bachelor’s degree with human services orientation or equivalent.
- Minimum of 5 years demonstrated successful experience in a leadership position, preferably within social services resource development and contract management.
Occasional travel within the Lower Mainland as needed. Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract.
How to apply: Interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter to Jaimie Willows by the closing date.
The job advertised is intended for individuals who have permission to live and work in Canada. Please make sure you meet this legal requirement before applying.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.