POSITION: Supported Housing Program Coordinator: Cordova House
DEPARTMENT: Mental Health & Supportive Housing – Cordova House
POSTING NUMBER: 19-47
REPORTS TO: Housing Manager
STATUS: Regular Full-time: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Oversees the day-to-day operations of Cordova House, a 66-room supported housing program for seniors in Vancouver’s DTES, Develops and implements procedures and programs in accordance with The Bloom Group’s policies to ensure that all program deliverables and regulations are met; develops and maintain partnerships with community-based organizations to increase tenant engagement and access to services and resources; works closely with Facilities department to ensure maintenance requests are coordinated and delivered; acts as a resource to staff in the provision of services; assists in the promotion of quality improvement initiatives; provides staff development, supervision and support; fosters a positive and collaborative working environment; is committed to participating in his/her own continuing professional development; facilitates linkages between Cordova House and community partners and service providers.
EDUCATION/PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Post-secondary degree in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other equivalent undergraduate degree in social/human services with emphasis on gerontology, mental health and addictions issues
- Five (5) year’s experience working in supported housing, community mental health/addictions or residential services, or in a related area.
- Two (2) year’s supervisory/management experience in a related field.
- Certificate/Diploma from a recognized property management/social housing management course an asset.
- Experience working in a unionized environment preferred.
- Knowledge of strengths-based, recovery, trauma-informed practice and harm reduction principles and practices in mental health care and addictions
- Ability to supervise and coach
- Good leadership skills
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Ability to take initiative and work with minimal amount of supervision.
- Ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment.
- Ability to work with, and empathize with people experiencing trauma, abuse, poverty, family violence, cross-cultural issues, addictions, AIDS, and other life-limiting illnesses, mental illness, and the grief process.
- Ability to operate basic computer programs, MS Windows environment, MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Ability to assist in developing, implementing and evaluating programs
- Ability to provide guidance, coach, and provide supervision.
- Ability to assist in the development of professional and leadership skills of staff
- Ability to be self-reflective and committed to own professional development
- Ability to foster a working environment of collaboration, skill, collegiality, and enthusiasm
Date Posted: July 31, 2019
Deadline for submission: Vacant until filled
OPEN TO: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
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