Careers with MYS
Assessment & Planning Home Supervisor - Full Time
Application deadline: 15-03-2019
SUMMARY: The Assessment & Planning Home Supervisor, will contribute to program planning within the Centralized Intake & Assessments program. They will be responsible for nurturing an organizational culture in our work environment that promotes organizational goals, core values, and specifically becoming youth centric, a centre of excellence and building culturally safe services and programs.
The Assessment & Planning Home Supervisor collaborates with the Assessment Clinicians, family, caregivers, community supports and agencies to ensure the needs and strengths of each child/youth are identified and met, ensuring positive youth-centric outcomes for the program.
The Assessment Home Supervisor provides direct supervision of the staff team operating the Assessment & Planning Home in order to achieve the organization’s strategic goals. The duties and responsibilities are carried out within a trauma and resiliency informed framework that promotes MYS’ Therapeutic Model of Care, including the agency Mission, Guiding Principles and the Circle of Courage® values.
Duties are performed within a team environment that focuses on establishing collaborative and trusting relationships. Providing culturally competent services and ensuring client safety, choice and control are priorities at MYS.
This position supports 24/7 operations and, as such, is required to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Reporting to the Manager, Centralized Intake and Assessment, and in consultation with the Manager of Clinical Services, the Assessment & Planning Home Supervisor supports the development of a comprehensive assessment by leading through example and supporting a stable and safe environment for youth and staff.
- In consultation and collaboration with the Manager of Centralized Intake and Assessment, the Senior Leadership Team and Executive Leadership, the Assessment Home Supervisor implements strategies, plans, youth programming, projects, tools, data and reports for the Assessment and Planning Home(s) that achieve the organizational goals;
- Implements annual and operational plans to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment with goals of the organization;
- Provides exemplary leadership through on-site mentorship to youth care providers;
- Coordinates and supports ongoing program evaluation to ensure alignment with organizational goals;
- Ensures accountability to achieve the strategic directions of the organization;
- Motivates, leads and supervises the Assessment and Planning Home staff reporting to the position in order to achieve the aims of the organization;
- In collaboration with Human Resources, hires, provides orientation to, develops and supervises employees in a manner that is consistent with the organizations philosophy and goals;
- Promotes and liaises with the external environment to determine the future needs and direction for the organization;
- Informs the development of program budget, ensuring financial expectations are met in line with organizational priorities;
- Maintains reporting expectations for the program;
- Monitors and responds to internal and external challenges and risks;
- Works collaboratively with clinical resources, Centralized Intake & Assessments, and other program areas to ensure that youth are being placed, and transitioned through, resources in a manner that is youth-centric, culturally safe and trauma-informed;
- Represents agency externally and internally;
- Promotes and complies with various legislation (i.e. Workplace Safety and Health Act, Human Rights Act, Licencing standards) ;
- Consults with Clinical Manager and Clinical Specialist to ensure that the clinical direction of the program is in keeping with current evidence-based models;
- Reviews client care plan documentation, in consultation with the Clinical Manager, to ensure compliance with MYS standards and provides constructive feedback where required
- Provide on-call support to programs.
- Other duties as assigned or assumed to meet the needs of the agency.
- Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable human services field;
- Minimum of 3 years progressive leadership experience;
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within complex systems;
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a child welfare setting;
- Demonstrated experience related to the understanding and completion of standardized assessment tools and the implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions with children, youth and/or families;
- Experience implementing comprehensive risk assessments and safety plans, care plans and SMART goals;
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the strengths and therapeutic needs of children, youth and families involved in Child Welfare Services;
- Familiarity with multiple techniques and demonstrating knowledge of best practice treatments and trauma-focused interventions for children and youth with complex needs;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team;
- Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office at an intermediate level;
- Valid Driver’s license.
- Knowledge of Indigenous healing modalities, ceremonies, languages and cultures would be considered an asset;
- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, or other related clinical disciplines will be considered an asset;
- Certification in standardized assessment applicable for children, youth and families;
SALARY RANGE: d.o.q. per annum.
MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.
HOURS OF WORK: This position supports 24/7 operations and, as such, is required to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position, quoting the competition number.
COMPETITION NUMBER: 3215.02.19
CLOSING DATE: 12:00pm/noon - March 15, 2019
Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0A1
MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. All job offers are conditional upon providing the following satisfactory, and current (within 3 months) background checks: Child/Adult Abuse Registry Check; Prior Contact Check; and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website www.mys.ca.