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Program Manager

(Lower Mainland, BC)

Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a manager in Burnaby. The Program Manager will oversee a team that is focused on providing exceptional rehabilitation and personal supports to individuals with disabilities, including brain injuries. If you have a passion for care, and leading programs to perform at a high level, then this position is for you!
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees the client programs, including the client schedules, independence programs, house and individual menus, medication programs, client health, log books, and monthly reports.
  2. Ongoing training and supervision of the program staff by performing such duties as providing ongoing feedback (including discipline and termination), annual performance appraisals, chairing staff meetings, scheduling work and maintaining timekeeping and attendance records. 
  3. Liaises with the Director of Client Services regarding pre-assessment of potential clients, client psycho-social rehabilitation programs and developing and revising Individual Service Plans.
  4. Writes progress reports and discharge reports as required by the funding source for all clients (usually quarterly).
  5. Liaises with the funding source, therapeutic team, supports and client, by setting up regular team meetings to discuss case planning and client progress.
  6. Orients, trains and provides ongoing education to all program staff. Ensures that clients, families and support networks are eductaed on clients' rights and programs.
  7. Maintains accountability standards as set by licensing and pharmacy regulations. 
  8. Facilitates the work of the Health and Safety committee and ensures inspections are done and safety issues are addressed immediately.
  9. Adheres to the program budget by overseeing the petty cash expenditures and submitting them to the head office monthly. Tracks client spending and maintains a log of client finances.
  10. Adheres to Cheshire Homes Society of B.C.'s philosophy, mission, vision and values statements, policies and procedures and complies with Confidentiality guidelines.
  11. Follows the guidelines set out in the collective agreement consulting with the Manager and/or Director of Client Services and the Manager of Human Resources when necessary.
  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education, Training, Work Experience

  • University or masters level education in a related field
  • Recent related experience of three years or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Current certification and documents in the following areas: emergency first aid for residential group homes or equivalent, CPR level A, drivers license class 5 
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Ability to use the computer, MS Office, email, internet
  • The use of a personal vehicle

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability of communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the positon
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to type
  • Business writing skills
  • Ability to analyse and resolve problems
  • Ability to supervise
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures.

 

This is a full-time position with a starting wage of $24.74/hour.

 

Contact information

Cheshire Homes Society of BC
101A-3920 Norland Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 4K7
Tel: 604-540-0686
Fax: 604-540-0684

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Fax: 604-540-0684
Email: admin@cheshirehomes.ca

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