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 for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Role:

As a Practice and Service Advisor at CLBC, you will provide practice advice on a wide range of complex situations and will identify and make recommendations to management on opportunities for capacity building, and the development, implementation and delivery of services within the region. You will also coordinate and act as an implementation lead for new/changed policies or practices.

As a trusted advisor and operational support, you will:

  • Provide guidance and support for consistent and compliant practice to integrated team members to ensure responsive service
  • Collect, review and analyze data to determine trends and gaps and makes recommendations to management
  • Identify opportunities for improvement by engaging staff and liaising with peer Practice and Service Advisors
  • Make recommendations to the Process Steward or Project Management Office to support continuous improvement within regional operations
  • Lead the regional implementation of new policies, programs, procedures and legislation within the region in partnership with strategic initiatives

You will support field staff with contract management that includes building relationships with service providers, building relationships with families/individuals, negotiation of contracts with families/individuals (Individualized Funding, person-centred societies), negotiation of contracts with service providers, contracts issues management, and service level reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work or Business related degree with human services orientation or an equivalent degree
  • Two years minimum demonstrated experience in social service delivery, preferably in community living
  • Experience preferred in contracting, procurement, supported decision making and the operation of community supports and services, and how they respond to the needs of individuals and families

Travel: Occasional overnight travel throughout the region, as well as to Head Office in Vancouver as needed. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of CLBC. Use of own vehicle on expenses. Possession of a Class 5 drivers licence and a clean driver's abstract is required.

Benefits:

You will receive a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension, flex days, generous vacation and special leave to attend to personal/family matters, life insurance, and salary protection for sick days and if needed, long-term disability. Our development policies and programs ensure continuous learning and offer an opportunity for professional development and skill-building.

Additional Info:
This position is posted to fill a vacancy
Term/Status: Permanent/Full Time
Classification/Salary: Social Program Officer 30 / $79,530 to $90,884 annually

Closing date: July 27, 2021

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.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act.

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

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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