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Director, Provincial Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Services

Job ID26-1E-1B-53-65-5F
CompanyMinistry Of Children And Family Development
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2021-11-24
Posted Until2021-12-14
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryPublic Administration
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Ministry of Children and Family Development: Burnaby

Director, Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS) is a provincial program within in the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) Service Delivery Division. PDHHS provides services to deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, and partially sighted children, youth, young adults and families across the Province.

The Director at PDHHS provides strong leadership to an integrated, professional, multidisciplinary team of both ministry staff and contracted service providers. The Director serves as a liaison with the deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind, and partially sighted communities supporting service access, quality assurance, and promising practices in the programs and services that the ministry delivers. The Director is responsible for ensuring services provided by both MCFD and contracted service providers are culturally safe and diversity inclusive.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Bachelor’s degree in social work, social sciences, or related field; preference may be given to applicants who have a Master’s degree in social work, social sciences or a related field.
• Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) as ASL is the working language of PDHHS (along with written English).
• Minimum three (3) years in a supervisory or management role leading a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.
• Minimum three (3) years of progressive experience in program and service delivery planning and evaluation.
• Minimum three (3) years training and experience in child and family services such as licensed specialized home care, child protection, mental health, children and youth with support needs, and developing family and community capacity.
Salary$92,700.24 – $123,200.20 annually
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