Job Posting 86437

Manager Of Supported Independent Living (Sil) Services
Unlimited Potential Community Services
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB
closed 4 days ago (Sat, 13 Aug)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $62,548 - $73,332 (salary commensurate with experience)

Unlimited Potential Community Services empowers individuals and families to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being.




Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our youth wherever possible. UP invites applicants who are passionate about providing quality support through a culturally sensitive approach and helping us to work together towards our goal to support each youth to reach their full potential.


Position overview: Under the leadership and direction of the Director of Group Care Services, the Manager of SIL is responsible for the leadership, management, quality, and efficiency of SIL services in the achievement of the Organization’s goals and objectives.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Exceptional knowledge of best practices specific to SIL services;
  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of trauma informed care;
  • Advanced skills, knowledge and understanding of best practices in strategic thinking, systems thinking, change management, program development and project management;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs, beliefs and ways of healing;
  • Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
  • Excellent people leadership skills including coaching, mentoring, building organizational talent, and empowering individuals to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Excellent knowledge of all accreditation standards and able to lead the program/organization in accreditation;
  • Strong knowledge of health issues affecting youth, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
  • Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for youth;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
  • Experience in program and proposal development, design, redesign, planning, implementation, budget, staffing, and evaluation will be a definite asset;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Qualifications/Experience: A minimum of a Diploma in the Human Services field (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) with extensive continuous training and relevant experience. Minimum three (3) years’ experience in personnel management and extensive frontline child and youth care experience.


Other requirements: A current, clear Alberta Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check (dated within last 6 months), valid Alberta driver’s license (class 5) and current drivers abstract (less than 8 demerits).


Salary & Benefits: Salary range: $62,548.00 - $73,332.00 (salary commensurate with education and experience). We provide full-time employees with a 100% employer paid health benefits package (which includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, massage therapy, etc.) and a 100% employer paid RRSP equaling 5% of annual salary. We also offer in-house training for our employees. 3 weeks’ vacation accrual to start.


Our values are integrity, respect, excellence, humility and relationships. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to or fill out an Application with Resume and Cover Letter here.


UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. 


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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