POSITION TITLE: Senior Manager
TYPE: Full-time, 1.0 FTE, 40 Weekly Hours
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Schedule must be flexible to meet organizational needs. The Senior Manager will participate in the on-call schedule.
START DATE: As soon as possible
Pursuant to the Provincial Health Officer’s Order, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will only consider applicants who are fully vaccinated, or who have received an exemption from the Provincial Health Office. Proof of either must be provided in advance of any offer of employment being made.
To apply please include your resume, with a cover letter describing your qualifications and suitability for this position, in an email with the subject line of “job2022.300”, to: Kim Woodward, Acting Director of Human Resources & Labour Relations email@example.com
RainCity Housing is an organization that makes a difference in people’s lives. With a goal of providing a home for everyone, RainCity’s programs sustain relationships, strengthen communities and make change for people experiencing homelessness and mental health, trauma and substance use issues. We invite you to be a part of the change.
RainCity Housing serves a diverse group of people and we need a staff group that reflects the diversity. People of diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.
The Senior Manager champions RainCity’s mission, principles and values internally within the organization and externally in the community. The Senior Manager works to ensure RainCity programs engage in continuous quality improvement focused on resident/participant outcomes. They have a strong social analysis with a deep understanding of various experiences of marginalization and champion anti-oppressive service delivery within RainCity programs.
Overseeing the operations of a group of programs, the Senior Manager monitors and evaluates program practices and related outcomes. They develop and monitor program budgets. Within the programs, a Senior Manager provides strategic and operational support and direction to Program Managers. The Senior Manager ensures programs are maximally integrated and coordinated with other systems of care. They communicate with a wide variety of people including representatives from health authorities, municipal government, agency representatives, and other social service organizations, staff, clients and families, and union representatives.
The successful applicant will have a track record of demonstrating initiative and capacity to work independently
This position will support Danièle Hurley’s portfolio, which at present covers the following: Foxglove, Surrey ICM, Marguerite Ford Apartments, and 3030 Gordon.
- An undergraduate degree in a relevant health or social discipline
- Formal training in leadership and/or managerial functions
- Minimum of 7 years of related experience with programs that deliver direct service to individuals living with mental illness, substance use, physical health issues, and/or homelessness
- 3 years of leadership experience managing programs including oversight funding, budgeting, program planning, policy making, labour and employee relations
- Current First Aid and CPR certification.
- Criminal Records Search for working with vulnerable adults
- Class 5 driver’s license
- Experience working with Microsoft Outlook and proficiency in email communications
- Knowledge of/experience in
- Anti-racist and anti-oppression practises
- Practices for populations with complex needs related to mental health issues, substance abuse, and homelessness
- Mental health diagnoses, medications, treatments, support resources, and strengths-based recovery model
- Related physical health issues (e.g. HIV and Hepatitis C), including diagnoses, treatment, and support resources
- Harm reduction and relapse prevention and intervention strategies
- Housing continuum, including market, subsidized and supported systems, as well as program models for special needs populations
- Strengths-based recovery model for people with a mental illness
- Ability and openness to understand, support, and help create space for Indigenous Cultural work to occur in the project and for Indigenous perspectives to inform programming. This includes having an analysis of anti-oppression, anti-racism, and allyship practise. This also includes being able to support non-Indigenous staff in developing their own analysis and support of Cultural work.
- Ability and openness to understand, support, and help create space for Peer work to occur in the project and for lived experience perspectives to inform programming. This includes having an analysis of anti-oppression, anti-racism, and allyship practise. This also includes being able to support staff in developing their own analysis and support of Peer work.
- Oppression and marginalization, specifically related to Indigenous people and people living with mental health and/or substance abuse issues
- C. health care and social services system
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience