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Job Number:  44185
Community Disability Services Director
Job Posted: Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
(75 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Northern Alberta Type: Full time
Location: Bonnyville, AB Salary: Negotiable - based on education and experience

Job Title
Program Director - Social/Community Disability Services

Job Details
Competition Number: B338A-120404-PD
Job Number: J1217-0404
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
City: Bonnyville
Province: Alberta

Job Description

The Program
WJS Canada helps people with developmental disabilities become active and involved in their communities. Our wide range of local programs and services includes supported homes, supported independent and semi independent living, behaviour consultation and mental and physical care. In our passion to improve lives and develop life skills, we encourage inclusion and participation through community living and life skill coaching, career development, rest and relief for care-givers and family support.


The Position
The Program Director is a senior management role with broader strategic, operational and service area responsibility. This role has responsibility for input to the organization's strategic agenda and direct leadership responsibility for a significant aspect of the agency's business/service plan. The role requires a positive attitude that acknowledges the gifts, talents and passions of persons with developmental disabilities; an aptitude for service and support; and a relevant knowledge and skill base.


In Your Role You Will
• Participate as a member of the senior leadership team, in overall strategic planning and priority setting for the organization
• Ensure policies, procedures and enabling systems are in place and operating effectively to support key aspects of overall organizational performance and meet accreditation standards
• Oversee fiscal management and administrative processes
• Ensure recruitment, selection, training & development to support staff attraction, retention and satisfaction
• Establish ans maintain a community access and resource network
• Coordinate, analyze and integrate required service area documentation, reporting results and actions and ensure a line-of-sight with the organization's strategic agenda/priorities



What WJS Canada does

WJS Canada's mission is 'Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services'. The support we provide for families emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family's strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family's belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services & career opportunities, visit www.wjscanda.com

Our Employees Enjoy

At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.


For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com


No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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Hiring Manager: Donna Phillips, Regional Service Director
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No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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