Job Posting 96590

Social Services Program Manager
WJS Canada
Northern Alberta
High Prairie, Alberta
closes in 4 days (Sat, 30 Sep)
full time  •  $34 - $40/hr PLUS health & dental benefits with monthly premiums paid by employer

Scheduled Days & Hours Each Week:  8:30 to 4:30 As this is a management position, some evenings & weekends required.


The Program
370-31 Strong Families High Prairie
WJS Canada strengthens families by providing personalized supports, connecting individuals to their communities and establishing long term support. Sensitive to past trauma that children, youth, and families may have experienced and the part it plays in building a strong future, we apply proven child and youth development principles to encourage healthy growth, foster positive life changes, offset influences that hinder development and strengthen attachment to family and social relationships.

The Position
The Program Supervisor manages the Family and Community Supports program in High Prairie, Alberta and surrounding communities, acts as a community liaison, representing WJS Canada within these communities, as well as, program administration, case management, staff supervision, development and hiring.

In Your Role You Will
• Staff management: hire, train, develop and evaluate WJS staff
• Case Management: Supervise, assign and monitor caseloads; program activities and development; Coordinate and assign all referrals
• Community: Liaise with external agencies/professionals involved with families served; Promote program services and develop initiatives to support children and families; Participate in community development projects, i.e. inter agency groups and councils.
• Program Administration: ensure staff and program operations comply with contractual obligations, company polices and procedures, legislation and accreditation standards

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
• Diploma or Degree in Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Social Service Worker, Addictions, etc.
• 5 years supervisory experience in the social services field
• Must have good knowledge of Signs of Safety, Solution Focused Training, Attachment Theory, Trauma Informed Care and Collaborative Service Delivery
• Strong understanding of Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
• Experience working with computer/business software programs.
• Valid Alberta Driver’s License, reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance, and clean driver’s abstract
• Valid CPR/First Aid certificates
• Training in suicide prevention and cultural sensitivity
• Knowledge of Indigenous culture an asset

What WJS Canada does
We are a close-knit national social services agency, that provides community-based services to children and families, at-risk youth and young offenders, persons with developmental disabilities, designed to foster positive life changes and increase self-esteem.

Our Employees Enjoy
• Making a positive difference in the lives of the people and communities you serve.
• Employer-paid Dental & Extended Health with 100% prescription coverage, 3 weeks annual vacation (to start) and more!
• Professional development and job-specific training
• Focus on self-care and a supportive team environment
• Flexible hours

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