Director Provincial Assessment Centre, Burnaby, BCHeather2015-11-23T12:45:47+00:00
Here is a role where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others. Community Living (CLBC) is looking to build a workforce that brings fresh ideas, energy and innovation to the field of community living services and reflects the diversity of the population it serves. CLBC is a provincial crown agency, mandated under the Community Living Authority Act, that funds support and services through service agencies for adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. CLBC helps build communities where people feel that they belong, are welcomed, and play an active part in their communities.
CLBC’s vision is straight forward, “Good lives in welcoming communities” and our mission is to facilitate and manage a responsive and sustainable network of supports and services that assists adults with developmental disabilities to be full participants in their communities. The Provincial Assessment Center (PAC) is a 10 bed assessment facility operated under the Provincial Mental Health Act offering up to 90 days in-patient assessment and treatment for referred individuals aged 14+ who have a developmental disability and challenging or significant psychiatric difficulties.
The Provincial Assessment Centre is a multi-disciplinary 24/7 tertiary mental health facility with a full-time unionized staff offering direct services to individuals including Mental Health Support Workers, RN’s, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Dietitians and Social Workers.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
The position provides leadership and direction to clinicians and staff responsible for service delivery in all program areas at PAC. You are accountable for the overall operation of the Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) and for leading and guiding all activities carried out at or through the center including planning, development, delivery of services and achieving desired business results.
To be successful as the Director of the Provincial Assessment Centre you are an established, creative, accountable leader in Healthcare with a minimum of 5 years’ experience preferably in Mental Health. You will admit, discharge, sign consent for treatment, ensure adherence and compliance with all aspects of the Mental Health Act.
You are considered an expert in fostering community and Government agency relationships and building positive outreach and provide leadership and direction to all clinicians and staff responsible for the delivery programs at PAC.
You believe that no one has an exclusive on good ideas or the best way to get a job done; we are open to learning from others to support our commitment to innovation. You work with our partners and adopt examples of progressive practice from our own and other jurisdictions to create innovative, person-centered solutions while measuring outcomes for those we serve in accordance with our mandate and agreements with government.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
To qualify for this truly rewarding leadership role, you should have demonstrated leadership experience in a healthcare setting and proven success in implementing strategic plans; building collaborative partnerships and alliances with Government, funders, community leaders, donors and volunteers.
You think outside the box. You have excellent communication skills, are an empathetic and caring leader of people, know how to inspire, engage and support employees across an organization in a union environment
A Bachelor Degree within Nursing, Mental Health or a related discipline or with a combination of Education and Healthcare leadership is required. Our valued core competencies include: Change Management, Relationship Building, Analytical Thinking, Conflict Management, Developing Others and Managing Organizational Resources at peak efficiencies.
A total compensation package is available that includes public service benefits and pension plan as well as professional development opportunities.