Team Lead, Residential Services (Temp for 1 year)
Government of Alberta
Gunn, Canada
3d ago

Full / Part Time : Full-Time

Regular / Temporary : Temporary Scope Open competition

Closing Date July 26, 2018

Classification Rehabilitation 2

Ministry Community and Social Services

About Us The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans.

Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit :

Consider a rewarding career with a committed team in a pristine location. The picturesque setting of McCullough Centre is a unique facility delivering a program with a holistic approach that is client centered.

The program offers 24 hour residential support promoting recovery and stabilization for homeless Albertan males facing addictions and mental health issues.

The goal is sustainable permanent housing within the larger community. The mandate of McCullough Centre is aligned with A Plan for Alberta : Ending Homelessness in 10 Years.

To find out more about what else we have to offer :

Role Do you have a passion to provide quality care to vulnerable Albertans within a 24 / 7 setting? Are you intrigued by shift work as well as providing leadership and support to a team of dedicated staff?

If you have answered yes, then consider a rewarding career with a committed team in a pristine location.

As the Team Lead, Residential Services, you will supervise and lead a team of residential key workers as well as support the development, implementation and monitoring of daily lifestyle activities and programs that promote long-

term independence and societal reintegration of homeless adult men struggling with multi-faceted and often conflicting issues, including addictions, mental health issues or brain injury.

This position provides direct support and leadership to the overall operations of McCullough Centre and has direct responsibility for approximately a team of 6 staff.

At times multiple issues or situations can arise at once. Your highly developed skills to trouble shoot and apply proactive planning is essential.

The need to understand and apply legislation for persons in care is also crucial. Knowledge of the Alberta 10 Year plan to end homelessness will be a guiding document.

As the successful candidate, you must have a complete understanding of the complexities in dealing with residents who have multiple and often conflicting issues / barrier including, active addictions, mental health issues or brain injury.

You must continually demonstrate the ability and flexibility in addressing and supervising the multitude of vulnerable situations and issues that residents may bring in various forms to McCullough Centre.

Your strong leadership and development of staff / team will make you the candidate of choice.

Qualifications Related degree (i.e. Social Sciences, Health, or Rehabilitation) plus one year of related experience with previous supervisory responsibility is required.

Equivalencies will be considered : a two year related diploma and two years related experience with supervisory responsibility.

Previous work experience in the care of adult persons with addictions, psychiatric, or mental disabilities as well as working with homeless individuals is preferred.

Salary $2,521.58 to $3,022.54 Bi-weekly

Notes This is a temporary position for approximately 1 year.

McCullough Centre is located at Gunn (Lac Ste.Anne area); 12 kms west of Onoway; 50 kms south of Barrhead, 65kms northwest of Edmonton.

To learn more about Lac Ste. Anne and area please visit

The final candidate for this position will be asked to undergo academic verification, and provide a Criminal Records Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector screening check.

The successful candidates must have the availability to work days, evenings and weekends on a 6 / 3 rotation on a regular basis and night shifts as needed.

As there is no public transportation to McCullough Centre, access to your own transportation is required. McCullough Center is a smoke free environment and regulated by legislation.

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