Team Leader II POD6

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Each and every employee at SACLA plays an important role in fostering an environment where our culture reflects positivity, respect, collaboration and creativity.  Striving for excellence is a natural way of doing business at SACLA

The Team Leader II, a supervisory position, is critical in leading and mentoring employees and directly supporting individuals.  The Team Leader II will be responsible for fostering positive and effective teams by providing leadership through sound communication, supervision and role modelling.  The Team Leader II will be a role model in communication with co-workers, staff, individuals we work for and will represent the Association courteously and professionally in all interactions with guardians, other agencies and the broader community that are reflective of SACLA's mission, vision and philosophy.  A key  responsibility of the Team Leader II will be to foster team building, providing  effective leadership ensuring a high level of individual and team performance.

Our philosophy is based on the belief that people have a right to experience a quality of life that reflects pride and accomplishment. All individuals receiving supports through Southern Alberta Community Living Association are encouraged to define what their “best life” might look like and how Southern Alberta Community Living Association might support them to achieve their vision for the future.

What You Will Do

·     Review, develop, and implement Personal Support Plans including the use of “My Compass” planning tool.

·     Interview, match, orientate, and support Community Support Workers who provide direct support.

·     Provide leadership through mentoring, guidance, training, support and feedback

·     Ensure Community Support Workers provide innovative supports that are flexible and individualized.

·     Recognize the potential and ability of all individuals and provide them with opportunities for continued personal development and life-long learning.

·     Support individuals to advocate on their own behalf; and, when appropriate, advocate on behalf of the individual.

·     Support, guide and mentor Community Support Workers using the tools of supervision, constructive feedback and performance management to further the staff’s knowledge and skill.

•         Support Community Support Workers through regular supervision; ongoing professional feedback; training and development; and, probationary and annual performance evaluations

•       Essential Qualities

1.  The ability to schedule and match staff to with individuals based on the individuals goals, wishes and decisions

2.  A desire to actively assist the individuals supported by Southern Alberta Community Living Association to live in accordance with their own beliefs, desires and choices.

3.  A belief that people with developmental disabilities can live self-determined lives in the community surrounded by friends and family.

4.  An understanding that in order to function effectively as a member of a team, you must take responsibility for your own actions, striving to communicate effectively with the individuals you support, your co-workers and supervisors.

5.  A willingness to participate in educational opportunities that promote professional growth.

MISSION STATEMENT

“Cultivating Relationships, Connecting Communities, Creating Possibilities”

VISION STATEMENT

“Vibrant communities where people connect, contribute and are valued.”


  ESSENTIAL QUALITIES

  • An understanding that your role is to offer support and guidance, not direction and behavior modification.
  • A desire to actively assist the individuals supported by Southern Alberta Community Living Association to live in accordance with their own beliefs, desires and choices.
  • A belief that people with developmental disabilities can live self-determined lives in the community surrounded by friends and family.
  • An understanding that in order to function effectively as a member of a team, you must take responsibility for your own actions, striving to communicate effectively with the individuals you support, your co-workers and supervisors.
  • A willingness to participate in educational opportunities that promote professional growth.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT MUST HAVE THE:

  • ability to provide personal care for both male & females
  • ability to provide physical supports
  • ability to lift and transfer

______________________ QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 2 years work of relevant work experience in the human services field with preference to Disability Services
  • 1 - 2 years of "front line" supervisory experience in any discipline (including but not limited to: completing performance evaluations, performance management, conflict resolution, scheduling, providing orientations, tracking and approval of time off, chairing meetings and developing and implementing budgets).
  • Post secondary education in the field of Disability Services and/or other post secondary education.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required, use of scheduling software, and other data based programs an asset.
  • Experience in the following is beneficial; lifting/transferring, personal care, medication administration, financial/documentation skills, conflict resolution, active listening skills, team building skills, performance evaluations, facilitating/chairing meetings & conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience providing support to individuals living in their own homes & connecting individuals with their community would be an asset.
  • A member of ADWA would be an asset.

______________________ CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Criminal Record Check inclusive of the vulnerable sector check
  • Child Intervention Check
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle with $2,000,000 public liability
  • Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • The TL will be required to work 8 flex hours per week to accommodate the individuals, meetings, medical appointments, and other administrative duties including the supervisory / support responsibilities for weekend staff.
  • The TL is also required to participate in an after-hours on-call rotation of 7 days at a time. The TL will be responsible to respond to staff calls and do scheduling for sick calls outside of office hours.
  • Ability to work and be flexible to meet the individuals needs with appointments and meetings occasionally during the day/evening.
Time: Monday - Friday 40 hours per week (8:30am - 5:00pm)
Closing Date: October 28, 2021
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