Full-Time term (1 year)
Community Homes for Children
Community Homes for Children (CHC) is one of the many programs offered by New Directions; this program provides homes for children and youth with behavioral and emotional difficulties. Our community-based resources promote a sense of belonging and provide opportunities to engage in a meaningful life. This is achieved by creating a home environment that welcomes the participation of the child or youth as a member, supporting his or her interests and goals, and helping maintain and strengthen the bond between the child or youth and his or her significant others. We provide an environment that is non-judgmental, safe and caring. Community Home for Children operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, in fast-paced shift staffed homes operated by New Directions.
- case management;
- counselling and developing treatment plans;
- supervising and evaluating staff;
- supporting children and youth living in the homes;
- orienting, training and scheduling staff;
- tracking home maintenance and repairs;
- budgeting, balancing and accounting for monthly expenditures and administrative duties.
Responsibilities also include liaising with schools, neighbours, and social workers, working shifts and participating in the on-call rotation as well as cooking and light housekeeping duties during applicable shifts.
- Applicants must have a post-secondary education in a social services field (e.g. social work, psychology, child and youth care work, etc.) with experience working with children in care and knowledge of licensing regulations for children’s residential settings.
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Ability and commitment to work with high needs children and youth.
- Strong organizational skills are required for this position.
- Candidates should be knowledgeable of, and sensitive to, Indigenous culture and traditions.
- Knowledge of behavioural management and trauma-informed strategies are assets.
- Minimum of three years’ experience working with Level 4/5 children and youth
- Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and current First Aid/CPR
- Supervisory experience and ability to work with and mentor staff
- Understanding of person-centered approach
- American Sign Language (ASL), Microsoft Word processing skills and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training are considered assets.
The salary range for this 40 hours/week full-time position is $ 19.35 – 27.10 per hour (equivalent to $40,248 to $56,368 annually) dependent upon education and/or experience. The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry, Adult Abuse Registry, and Prior Contact Checks.
Please put “Home Supervisor-CHC” in the subject line of your email and forward your resume and cover letter by October 26, 2020 to:
Recruitment Coordinator – Organizational & Human Resources
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
500 – 717 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3G 0M8
We thank all applicants for their interest in New Directions; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unfortunately, we cannot accept telephone inquiries on the status of your application.
New Directions is committed to equity and diversity and especially welcomes applications from ethnically diverse persons including Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities and newcomers to reflect the diversity of participants we support and who may contribute to the further 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 Recruitment@newdirections.mb.ca