POSTING DATE: July 07, 2021
POSTING NUMBER: 2021-57
POSITION: Assistant Manager, Larwill Place
PROGRAM: Larwill Place, Modular Housing Program
WORK AREA: Vancouver, BC
HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
On call as operationally required
REPORTS TO: Director, Operations
SUPERVISES: Program Coordinators, Mental Health Workers, Personal Support Workers
START DATE: July 26, 2021
All candidates subject to a Criminal Record Check.
Please see Job Description including required qualifications below.
Please indicate Posting Number 2021-57 when applying.
About MPA Society
MPA Society is an award-winning and accredited non-profit agency that has supported people living with mental illness for over 50 years. Created on the principle of self-empowerment, our programs promote the dignity and well-being of people with mental illness by inspiring hope and supporting their recovery. MPA Society operates over 30 social, recreational, advocacy and housing programs that support people in their own communities.
Larwill Place is a Modular Housing program located in Downtown Vancouver. The program consists of two buildings staffed 24 hours, seven days a week, and has a team of over 30 employees. The Assistant Manager supports the team through collaboration, leadership, administrative and people support. We offer a dynamic working environment, competitive wages and benefits, and an opportunity to grow professionally with the organization.
TITLE: Assistant Manager, Larwill Place
REPORTS TO: Manager, Larwill Place
SUPERVISES: Program Coordinators, Mental Health Workers, and Personal Support Workers
The Assistant Manager, Larwill Place is responsible for administrative duties of assigned program(s) and assists the Manager in daily operations of the program, performs hiring, dismissal, discipline, and performance evaluations of the staff team. In conjunction with the Manager and Director, the Assistant Manager also plays a key role in developing and implementing strategic plans, programs, policies and procedures for the division, and implementing performance measurements and quality improvement initiatives. The Assistant Manager replaces the Manager for absences such as vacation, illness and leaves. A key component of this role is proven ability and experience in collaborating and working alongside populations of various socio-economic backgrounds and knowledge of the mental health sector.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant behavioural science, plus 3 years recent experience in a mental health related agency and 2 years management or supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation approaches and services, dual diagnosis issues, and community mental health and social service resources.
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