Housing Program Coordinator 18-56
Website The Bloom Group
POSITION: Housing Program Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Mental Health & Supported Housing Services – Cordova House
POSTING NUMBER: 18-56
REPORTS TO: Manager, Affordable Housing
SUPERVISES: Tenant Relations Workers/Volunteers
Oversees the day-to-day operations of Cordova House and develops and implements procedures and programs in accordance with The Bloom Group’s policies to ensure that all program deliverables and regulations are met; develops and maintain partnerships with community-based organizations to increase tenant engagement and access to services and resources; acts as a resource to staff in the provision of services; assists in the promotion of quality improvement initiatives; provides staff development, supervision and support; fosters a positive and collaborative working environment; is committed to participating in his/her own continuing professional development; facilitates linkages between Cordova House and community partners and service providers.
EDUCATION/PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor of Social Work degree or other equivalent undergraduate degree in social/human services with emphasis on gerontology, mental health and addictions issues
• Five (5) year’s experience working in community mental health/addictions or residential services or in a related area.
• Two (2) year’s supervisory/management experience in a related field.
• Certificate/Diploma from a recognized property management/social housing management course an asset.
• Experience working in a unionized environment preferred.
• Knowledge of strengths-based, recovery, and harm reduction principles and practices in mental health care and addictions
• Ability to supervise and coach
• Good leadership skills
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Ability to take initiative and work with minimal amount of supervision.
• Ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment.
• Ability to work with, and empathize with people experiencing abuse, poverty, family violence, cross-cultural issues, addictions, AIDS, and other life-limiting illnesses, mental illness, and the grief process.
• Ability to operate basic computer programs, MS Windows environment, MS Outlook, Word and Excel and ability to master specialized Rental computer software.
• Ability to assist in developing, implementing and evaluating programs in areas of clinical practice
• Ability to provide guidance, coach, and provide clinical supervision.
• Ability to assist in the development of professional and leadership skills of staff
• Ability to be self-reflective and committed to own professional development
• Ability to foster a working environment of collaboration, skill, collegiality, and enthusiasm
Closing Date: August 31, 2018