Team Leader - Temple Parkdale
Woods Homes
Calgary, AB
6d ago

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.

Wood’s Homes is a children’s mental health centre that provides treatment and support for children, youth and families with mental health needs.

Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 500 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore, and Fort McMurray.

Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action.

The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.

We are currently seeking 1 Full Time Team Leader to support our Temple Parkdale Program. This program provides customized, community based, wrap around treatment for clients with complex service needs.

The Team Leader is responsible for the day to day operational aspects of the program.

This position reports to a Program Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to :

  • Recruiting and supervising front line staff including monitoring and authorizing staff hours, case management and first level liaison with families, referral services and communities.
  • Conducting supervisions, annual evaluations and establishing a training program for all staff.
  • Ensuring program is kept in excellent physical conditions and that program structure / integrity is maintained.
  • Assuming financial accountability for day to day management.
  • Participating in meetings and conferences related to young people, program and the agency as necessary.
  • Executes other responsibilities as required and assigned by the Program Manager.

  • Diploma / Degree in the Social Sciences or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience working with young people and families or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Good understanding of clinical interventions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Current certification in : CPR / Standard First Aid
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Personal suitability is important.
  • Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011.

    We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.

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