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The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society has a vision where those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis receive excellent treatment and services, and are accepted and included in their communities. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support, public policy and research. Founded in 1982, BCSS is a charitable society with a head office in Vancouver, BC.

Vancouver Coastal Regional Manager

JOB POSTING

Vancouver Coastal

Regional-Manager

18 hours per week

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society has a vision where those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis receive excellent treatment and services, and are accepted and included in their communities.Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia, psychosis and server mental illness through education, support, public policy and research. Founded in 1982, BCSS is a charitable society with a head office in Vancouver, BC.

Summary

The Regional Manager leads a geographically dispersed multi-person team in the Vancouver Coastal region. The manager is responsible to maintain professional relationships within the region; enhance partnerships with family organizations and communities; supervise a team to promote family support, education and advocacy in the region; and oversee the region programs and services delivery.  The manager is also responsible for the quarterly reports, inputting stats, overseeing the regions budget, and attending manager meetings.

Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in Social Services or related field is preferred
  • Five years minimum experience delivering mental health programs
  • Experience teaching/facilitating and working with families
  • Experience with leading and supervising a team
  • Knowledge and experience in writing reports and financial management
  • Knowledge of trauma informed practice
  • Understanding the role of families in the mental health system
  • Knowledge of BC mental health system and the importance of building positive working relationships within systems
  • Experience supervising and inspiring a team
  • Ability to work in a community/outreach capacity in Vancouver area, including First Nations bands, Metis organizations, and Friendship centers;
  • Demonstration of cultural and spiritual sensitivity
  • Knowledge of the importance of anti-psychotic medications
  • Knowledge of the importance of family members being part of the care team
  • Attend monthly manager meetings/webinars via Zoom
  • Confident with Microsoft Office including excel
  • Understanding of cloud storage system like Dropbox is an asset

Requirements

Valid BC driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

A current criminal records check.

Able to travel within the region.

To Apply: Please send Cover Letter and Resume in PDF.

Attention:  Cindy Charleyboy   ccharleyboy@bcss.org                                                                                                                                  Closing Date: Friday August 2nd, at 4:30 pm.

*We will contact those selected for an interview

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