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Senior Director

Job ID74-36-A4-56-CB-2C
CompanyMinistry Of Children And Family Development
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2021-09-22
Posted Until2021-10-11
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryPublic Administration
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Ministry of Children and Family Development: Coquitlam

The Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre is a designated provincial mental health facility providing residential, non-residential, and outreach specialized assessment and treatment services to children and youth aged 12 to 17 who experience significant psychiatric and behavioral challenges.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the position is accountable for planning, development and delivery of services at the Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre, including the complex care program, and for achieving desired business results which address the needs of children, youth and families. As Director of a Mental Health facility under the Mental Health Act, the position is designated to admit, discharge, sign Consent for Treatment forms, and ensure adherence to all elements of the Mental Health Act. As the Director for purposes of committals arising under the Criminal Code of Canada, the position is responsible to the Review Board of British Columbia for detention, treatment and supervision of children and youth found unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder.

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:

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree, or preferably Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, or Social Work. A university degree in corporate services (i.e., business administration, public administration, finance, commerce, human resources, etc.) or other related university degree or equivalent may be considered for this position.
NOTE: If your degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered.
• Substantial progressive experience in leading the delivery of mental health treatment services to children and youth, preferably in a residential or hospital setting.
Extensive progressive experience may include:
• Experience of overseeing the design and delivery of operations support services.
• Experience of establishing accountability frameworks, monitoring performance of programs and services, and achieving results.
• Experience of overseeing complex concurrent programs and projects.
• Experience of leading and resolving complex staff and/or client issues.
• Experience of managing a portfolio of clients in order to understand and deliver on needs.

Salary$107,800.20 - $137,500.00 annually.
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