Community Living BC

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strives to adhere to the corporate vision of 'Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities.'

The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is the designated tertiary care mental health service for individuals aged 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behavioural concern.  PAC provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for dually diagnosed individuals.  Our team includes physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, art therapist, behavioural consultant, psychologist, social worker, dietician, mental health support workers, plus a dedicated administration and support services team.  In 2019, PAC moved to its new building (Healing Spirit House) in Coquitlam.

The Role:

In collaboration with the Director, as Clinical Operations Leader you will be jointly responsible for providing clinical leadership and supervision to all direct care staff. Key duties include:

  • Monitor direct care services
  • Manage financial budgets and complete financial forecasts
  • Approve overtime and staffing levels
  • Complete performance reviews up to and including employee discipline/dismissal, continuously evaluating unit clinical practice and contributing to the development of practice knowledge by evaluating research and developing frameworks and strategies to facilitate the implementation of best practices
  • Manage the recruitment and hiring of staff
  • Promote positive team development and teamwork within and across all disciplinary professional groups
  • Oversee scheduling and the interpretation and application of the collective agreements in day to day practice
  • Act on behalf of the Director in his / her absence, including participation in the leadership afterhours on-call rotation. 
  • Support the planning, development and implementation of clinical policies and programs designed for improving client care
  • Support the flow of clients through the program to ensure a smooth transition. 


  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in health sciences. A Masters degree is preferred
  • 5 years of recent related clinical experience in the designated clinical area, including 3 years of recent supervisory experience
  • Current practicing registration with professional College (i.e. CRPNBC, CRNBC, OT, etc.)
  • Class 5 Driver's License
  • Previous experience working with individuals who have an intellectual disability and mental health needs.
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical and supervisory experience in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective leadership skills and the ability to interpret and apply the collective agreements Knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other pertinent legislation
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to support clinical practice issues

Suitability is assessed on the basis of an applicant's physical and emotional health, education background, life experiences, and the ability to work with others.

Shifts: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday to Friday

Additional Info:
This is an auxiliary position to cover a leave from mid-August 2020 to mid-January 2021
Classification/Salary: Excluded

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver's Abstract. 

Note:  An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.

Closing date: July 14, 2020

Apply now!  Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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