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Job Number:  38061
Supervisor of Intensive Residential Treatment Facility
Job Posted: Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
(54 days ago)
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Chilliwack Salary: $65,000-$66,000


We are a human rights and social services charitable not-for-profit agency for women and girls affected by the justice EFry EFry is committed to the belief that people are willing and able to take responsibility for their own lives if provided with the resources, opportunities and skills to do so. We value working together with others who are committed to equality, fairness, and opportunity for those we serve. Our services emphasis respect and dignity of those we serve through person centered care delivered by staff with a demonstrated ability to work together as a team, have strong communication skills, are flexible to changing needs and group dynamics.


Reporting to the Clinical Director, the Supervisor will oversee the daily operations of the Women’s Intensive Residential Substance Use Treatment Facility in Chilliwack.


Primary Purpose:

To manage the residence, ensuring organizational goals, licensing requirements and accreditation standards are being met.


Nature of Work: Located in Chilliwack- Day/Flexible shift work maybe required

Key Duties/Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage the residence, ensuring organizational goals, licensing requirements and accreditation standards are being met. The Supervisor will ensure the day-to-day operations of the residence are run in a professional and efficient manner while providing ongoing supervision, support and evaluation of the program staff. Responsibilities will also include participation in case conferences and case management, managing program budgets and oversight of bio-psycho-social programming. The role will provide oversight to clinical staff including counsellors and other allied health staff.


Education and Experience:

  • A degree in social work, counselling or related field (Masters preferred), or the equivalent combination of education and experience totaling (8) eight years;
  • (3) Three years of previous direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of a specific community based program and related provincial and community support is required;
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting women with substance misuse and withdrawal, co-morbid Mental Health Disorders, poverty, homelessness trauma, and involvement in the criminal justice system;
  • Knowledge of gender informed, trauma informed practice;
  • Experience with strength-based approaches;
  • Exceptional administrative, management, and organizational skills;
  • The ability to function independently and frequently under pressure while managing concurrent needs and problems, including managing emergency situations;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership;
  • Ability to mentor and supervise a diverse team of workers;
  • Dynamic working style and ability to motivate and foster team work;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to provide guidance to staff, identifying individual care plans and client centered goals;
  • Must possess solid judgement, problem solving, critical thinking, and analysis skills;
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 (OFA1), or equivalent or higher,
  • Food-safe certification;
  • Willingness and ability to complete and pass a criminal record check;


Skills and Abilities:

  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

EFry actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment 

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Human Resources
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
402 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3X1

Tel: 604-520-1166
Fax: 604-520-1169

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