Position: Child Protection Team Leader
Status: Permanent full-time
Department: Child Protection
Hours of Work: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday
Union Position: Supervisor – Delegated Programs Grid 30 BCGEU
Salary: $79,530.36 to $90,884.16 per year
Location: 471 East Broadway, Vancouver BC
Closing: Open until filled – an eligibility list may be created for future postings
At VACFSS, we ensure that the rights, safety, well-being and spirit of Indigenous children and families are upheld, honoured and protected. We strive to eliminate oppression, discrimination and marginalization within our community. We acknowledge and honour the inherent wisdom, capacity and resourcefulness of our community in designing programs and services to care for our own children and families. Accordingly, we are dedicated to planning, developing, and implementing creative and innovative Indigenous programs and services in collaboration with members of our community and other agencies.
The objective of the Child Protection Program is to ensure the safety and well-being of children and to work towards the preservation of families. The Child Protection Program provides a continuum of services, from preventive programs which support and maintain families, to services that ensure permanency for children in care.
PUROSE OF THE POSITION:
Reporting to the Practice Manager, the Team Leader is responsible for planning, developing, managing, coordinating and evaluating the delivery of services within a Child Protection team. The Team Leader is directly accountable for the quality of service to children and families and for setting and monitoring standards in a culturally relevant manner. This position has broad responsibility to work with diverse community partners with respect to the delivery of a range of services and is pivotal in establishing and implementing the multi-disciplinary approach in service delivery. This position provides direction, leadership and support to staff for professional and integrated service delivery, and must ensure adequate clinical support is provided as well as a broad range of staff training and development.
The Team Leader will demonstrate practical knowledge of the day to day running of a Child Protection Team in a child and family service agency serving a large urban Indigenous population. The successful candidate will have:
As a member of the larger Child Protection team, as well as the VACFSS Leadership team, the Team Leader contributes to team activities, shares ideas/information and experience with team members, and demonstrates commitment to team decisions and goals.
The Team Leader will demonstrate and model the values of belonging, respect, strengths-based practice, integrity and humility. The Team Leader’s practice will be conducted in accordance with practice standards, delegation, legislation, and VACFSS’s philosophy of service delivery, in pursuit of a balanced and harmonious Indigenous community.
A complete position profile will be made available to candidates at the time of the interview.
Job Skills and Abilities:
ABOUT THE BENEFITS:
In exchange for your contributions to VACFSS, you will receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
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