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Job Code:203137
Opportunity:Family Enhancement Unit Manager
Location:Opaskwayak, MB
Date Posted:8/31/2020

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Our client, Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency, is seeking a Family Enhancement Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Family Enhancement Manager organizes, plans, and directs all aspects of Cree Nation Child and Family Caring Agency's new Family Enhancement Program. This position oversees the development and maintenance of the program to meet the needs of all seven SCTC First Nation communities. The Family Enhancement Manager represents the agency on internal and external committees and working groups as assigned by the Executive Director. This position will supervise five direct reports. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES . Responsible for the leadership and effective implementation of all service initiatives in the unit and for maintaining a positive agency profile within the communities served . Provide leadership in incorporating agency's Vision, Mission, and strategic directions in all aspects of planning, management and service delivery . Ensure that all programs and services are developed and delivered in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations, program standards, and policies . Oversee the work of program supervisors and coordinators to ensure all FE cases are adequately prepared and managed . Review monthly reports as provided by program supervisors and coordinators . Monitor and ensure that all statistics for the unit are accurate and up to date in applicable agency and/or system databases . Collaborate with collaterals to provide family enhancement programming which is tailored to the unique needs of specific communities . Promote positive partnerships with external collaterals with the goal of meeting the needs of the communities, families and children served by the agency . Engage outside resources and contractors as necessary in the delivery of family enhancement programming . Coordinate, monitor, supervise and facilitate unit development and continuous improvement with people, processes and resources . Plan and prepare budgets and identify financial resources in collaboration with the Director of Finance and Operations . Prepare and provide progress and performance reports on all aspects of unit activities including monthly and annual statistical reports . Report and present activities, stats, outcomes, and data to the Executive Director and, when necessary, to the Management Team, Board of Directors, funders, etc. EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS . Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) . Minimum of five years of work experience in an Indigenous child welfare setting with a preference experience in managing family enhancement programs and services . Understanding of Aboriginal traditions, history, values, and family systems . Demonstrates a thorough understanding of First Nations culture and family traditions . Demonstrates a thorough understanding of CFS, the provincial system and related strategies and best practices . Proven supervisory skills to direct, plan and organize service delivery and evaluate staff . Analytical problem solving and conceptual skills to evaluate and deliver services to children and families . Shows an understanding of others and their needs by demonstrating compassion and adjusting his/her style to fit the situation and people . Builds relationships with internal or external clients by soliciting input, focusing on their needs, responding quickly and following through on commitments . Ability to pass a criminal records check, child abuse registry check and prior contact check . Travel required - a valid Manitoba driver's license, and reliable vehicle needed If you would like more information about this position or Cree Nation Child & Family Caring Agency, please contact Teri Berry, Senior Consultant at (204) 934 8822. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as a Family Enhancement Manager, please submit your resume in confidence to Teri@legacybowes.com quoting #203137.



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