Full-Time Full-Time Program Manager / Quality Analyst (Lower Mainland and Okanagan)
Number of Positions: 1
The Program Manager provides operational and administrative direction for the development, implementation and management of the program in these CARF-accredited agencies. They implement and monitor policies and procedures related to day-to-day services to persons served and directs and coordinates the day-to-day management of program staff. They work directly with persons served and their families/care teams as required, and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating individual program plans. The Program Manager participates in agency decision making and is the primary liaison with the contracting body.
The Quality Analyst (QA) oversees contracted caregivers who, under an agreement with WJS, share their home or are contracted to work in a WJS Leased resource with Children and Youth in care. The QA recruits, screens and selects caregivers based on an established criteria. Also assists current caregivers in planning for transitions, monitors the service, and provides quality assurance to funders, families and the agency. Also completes other office-related duties, including data entry, filing, etc.
Scheduling and Travel Requirements:
**Successful applicants will be required to participate in MCFD screening prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.**
**COVID-19: Please be aware that this funder/client mandates services only be provided by employees that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at time of hiring.**
WJS' Children in Care (CIC) homes / services offer:
Agency supported foster care is provided under a contract or agreement, for the placement of a child/youth in a family setting outside the birth or adoptive family home. This care is provided to a child/youth who has been removed from the home, and placed within a family setting temporarily until the child/youth can be reunified with the family, or until it has been determined that another family-type setting or living environment is in the best interest of the child/youth. Agency supported foster care is comprehensive and establishes a system of supports and services for the child/youth, the family of origin, and the foster family. Programs assist foster families to recognize their strengths and abilities to effect change for the child/youth and family in order to establish stability in the life of the child/youth.
Our Specialized contracted caregiver programs provide trauma-informed treatment and services in a safe, supportive, 24-hour setting to children/youth for whom there are documented reports of abuse, maltreatment, and/or behavioral health needs and who cannot safely live in a family setting within the community.
These programs are time limited, with goals for reunification with the family of the child/youth, or placement within another family setting, or other community placement with an emphasis toward permanency.
In Your Role You Will
For complete overview of the responsibilities of this role, please visit the Employment page of WJS Canada.
As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
*Requirement to complete the SAFE Home Course during employment.
Not sure you meet the requirements? We still welcome you to apply, as we may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience.
Applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional references that WJS Canada will be able to contact in a timely manner at time of interview.
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