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JOB DESCRIPTION

Regional Coordinator

 

“In our home, love, care, joy and spiritual well-being is practiced with the individuals, family and co-workers. And that’s what makes Bethesda a great place to work.”

Staff comment from the Richmond Bethesda Community

 

As Regional Coordinator, you are the cornerstone of our services in the Richmond region of BC. You will join a team of Richmond-area homes where the staff, families and individuals served have a well-established culture of doing for another to support, to celebrate, and enrich the interconnectedness of their communities. With your strengths in leadership, you will lead Bethesda’s growth in the region.

 

At Bethesda, we’re all about creating community among the people we serve, our staff, and our surrounding communities. We are all interdependent as we experience life together, and all valuable for the abilities we share. We know we learn from and need each other.

 

Do you live in the Richmond area? Are you well networked and connected to the Richmond community? Do you have a heart for this vision and the skill to meet the challenge? The Regional Coordinator position may be the next step in your journey.

 

LOCATION:

Based in Richmond, BC. The job will require occasional travel to the Provincial Office in Abbotsford, BC.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

As Regional Coordinator, you will oversee Bethesda’s operations in Richmond and Ladner, developing person-centred care and inclusion opportunities, supporting and empowering staff and leadership, and maintaining effective administration systems. This is a full-time position, available immediately, divided equally into two leadership roles: Regional Coordinator of four staffed residential homes and Resource Manager of one of the homes where four women with intellectual disabilities live.

 

As a Regional Coordinator you will:

• Participate in developing and enhancing our services in the region

• Support and empower Resource Managers to ensure delivery of quality services in the Richmond and Ladner homes

• Develop health care support and community inclusion opportunities for four women with intellectual disabilities

• Maintain administrative and reporting requirements and report to the Richmond Regional Director

 

As a Resource Manager you will:

• Lead and empower Support Workers in one residential home

• Develop inclusion opportunities within the community for the women who live in the home

• Administer all areas of the home’s operations to ensure accountability for finances, safety, human resources, and service delivery

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

• Competitive salary range: $65,000-68,000 commensurate with experience

• Excellent extended benefits package, including pension plan

• Flex days 2 days/month; 3 weeks vacation to start

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Regional Coordinator

o Recruit, hire, supervise and mentor Resource Managers and Support Workers

o Monitor and encourage excellence in services to people with intellectual disabilities

o Screen, interview and recommend individuals for placement into appropriate services

o Establish positive and responsive relationships with family members of people receiving services

o Develop and build relationships with community partners and agency officials

o Participate in the development and implementation of new program initiatives

o Coordinate and conduct staff training

o Develop and administer operations budgets

• Resource Manager

o Oversee and coordinate the health and personal care of the four women who live in the home

o Provide growth-oriented community inclusion opportunities for the women in the home

o Create a welcoming, loving space where relationships among the women, staff, families, and community partners are nourished

    and enriched

o Facilitate external professional supports and community partnerships

o Meet all health and safety standards in the home

o Administer budget and report to supervisor

o Be available on-call to assist staff

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Practiced in servant leadership with a team approach. Ability to motivate, build confidence and empower staff to achieve a high

   quality of service.

• Strong organizational and assessment skills with high personal integrity, initiative and maturity.

• Excellent communication skills and ability to teach or train staff.

• A philosophy of care in line with Bethesda’s philosophy of Christian service and support for people with intellectual disabilities.

• Education background in a Social Services field preferred.

• Experience working with adults with disabilities (including autism, FASD, and/or behavioural).

 

JOB CONTEXT:

We are welcoming of applicants who desire to lead a team that values communication, trust and healthy working relationships. This position is ideal for a well-organized, mature professional who has a heart for serving.

 

Bethesda’s ministry is a Christian faith-based service.

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:   May 29, 2018

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants may apply online here.... or email, mail, or FAX a resume and covering letter to:

Bethesda Christian Association

105 – 2975 Gladwin Rd. Abbotsford, BC  V2T 5T4

FAX:  604-850-7242

email:  life@bethesdabc.com

 

 

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