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Job Number:  43727
Coordinated Access & Assessment Manager
Job Posted: Thursday, 19 April 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 18 June 2018
(6 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)


Job ID:  2739


Location:  Vancouver, BC




The Coordinated Access & Assessment Manager is responsible for the implementation and ongoing oversight of the Coordinated Access and Assessment initiative within the region or assigned area of the province by providing collaborative leadership to multiple community partners and stakeholders in housing individuals who are homeless or experiencing chronic homelessness and those with multiple barriers in appropriate placements along the housing continuum. Provides leadership and advice as a resource for all partners involved in providing services and housing to a vulnerable population in multiple communities within the region/area.



The successful candidate will have the following:



  • Undergraduate degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Work, Community Planning or other relevant discipline, including university level courses in social service delivery, business/partnership development and community relations
  • Considerable experience at the community level in building relationships and providing leadership to partners and stakeholders in housing the homeless or other diverse populations with complex social, health care and/or behavioural issues. Experience in leading the implementation of housing related programs, identifying training needs and providing oversight to regional and stakeholder resources supporting program operation/delivery.
  • Vulnerability Assessment Tool training



  • comprehensive knowledge of the different types of mental health and/or addiction housing models
  • good knowledge of BC Housing’s programs and services relating to homelessness
  • good knowledge of current social issues including homelessness, mental illness and drug addiction, domestic violence, child protection and ageing
  • awareness of Housing First principles
  • good knowledge of government and non-profit agencies in the communities served, and the role of community health resources and other social services
  • ability to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with housing providers, service providers, sector organizations, community groups, and government agencies and provide leadership in the resolution of issues
  • ability to effectively present program information, deliver training and provide consultation services and crisis intervention
  • effective negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and consensus building skills
  • effective planning, organizational and time management skills
  • effective leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to independently plan, organize, and adapt to a changing workload
  • ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting.
  • intermediate level skills with computer applications and software including MS Office applications and knowledge of complex database structures
  • ability to travel and work periodic evenings; transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the position. For positions outside of the Lower Mainland, extensive travel required. Valid BC Driver’s License.


  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.
  • Due to the nature of this role, a valid class 5 driver's license.


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.


Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted


If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers


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Contact Details:
BC Housing
www:   www.bchousing.org

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