Coordinator II
Term, Full-Time
ADULT HOME SHARE
POSTING #AU-AHS-086-21

New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster the hopes and dreams of people and their communities.
We are currently seeking a full time – term Coordinator II to join and support the Adult Home Share team. Adult Home Share supports adult individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental health issues.

Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:
• Provide supervision to Case Managers and Assistant Coordinators
• Work with the AHS leadership team to plan, organize, and implement service delivery.
• Complete all administration and documentation requirements according to all agency, service area and government standards
• Oversee and maintain Licensing standards for existing Home Share Providers
• Develop new Home Shares in consultation and accordance with Residential Care Licensing
• Participating in the Adult Home Share On-Call rotation
• Liaise with inter/intra agency professionals.

What you will have:
• Applicants must have a B.S.W./B.A. or related social services with experience working with individuals who may have intellectual disabilities and/or mental health issues.
• Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of experience providing case management or clinical support within the disability services sector or a related field.
• Applicants must have supervisory experience, including orientation, training, and performance management skills.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Independent decision making.
• Demonstrates awareness of and is committed to continuous learning related to all issues and aspects of community disability services.
• Ability to foster, maintain and model leadership through staff meetings, trainings, orientation, supervision.
• Ability to manage crisis situations.
• Candidates should be knowledgeable and sensitive of Aboriginal culture and traditions.
• Emotional skills to deal with challenging situations while keeping a positive attitude and creative problem-solving thinking.
• Experience with care plan development and implementation, where the client’s well-being is the focus.
• An understanding of person-centered frameworks, including a case management model of service, and a drive to ensure supports are implemented

The salary range for this full-time term position is $27.33 per hour to $38.27 per hour ($49,740 to $69,651 per annum) based on a 35-hour work week. This is a one-year term position.

The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child and Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact Checks. A current Driver’s Abstract and will also be required.

With a commitment to health and safety and in order to continue our mission “to provide responsive and individualized services”, New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, in a manner approved by Health Canada, as a condition of employment for all new employees. (Exceptions and accommodations will be made for those who are exempt from receiving the vaccine due to legitimate, established reasons in accordance with The Human Rights Code of Manitoba. In these cases, reasonable supporting documentation will be required.)

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter by August 21, 2022 to:

Recruitment Team
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults & Families
500 – 717 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8
Email: employment@newdirections.mb.ca

Please include the job posting number AU-AHS-086-22 in your email subject line and/or in your cover letter. Applications without a job posting number quoted may not be considered.

Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are encouraged to apply directly to employment.DeafHH@newdirections.mb.ca, for an accessible application and selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and newcomers to Canada. We strive for a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the people we support and contributes to the diversification of ideas.

Accommodations for accessibility purposes are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@newdirections.mb.ca