Homes First

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Housing Supervisor (12 Month Contract)

Feb 28, 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Mission Statement: Homes First Society develops and provides affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options.

Interested candidates please send your resume to: caroline.ferris@homesfirst.on.ca or fax to: 416-214-1873.  No phone calls please.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a unionized workforce within the context of the Collective Agreement.
  • Provide case management expertise and support to Housing Staff
  • Develop and implement programs focused on the optimization and continuous improvement of the performances and practices
  • Manage employee performance and perform necessary administrative duties such as vacation planning, timekeeping, performance reviews, etc.
  • Implement and maintain a system for collecting relevant statistics needed for evaluations report and funding proposals
  • Manage city operated database, case management system and billing system
  • Ensure effective communications with other departments within Homes First Society as well as with external agencies
  • Prioritize and assign responsibilities and duties to team members
  • Develop individualized case plans with designated participants and help participants achieve their goals
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed to agency standards
  • Be able to work occasional weekends and/or evenings, when required
  • Be able to fulfill any element of Intensive Case Management Worker job description on an as needed basis
  • Be willing and able to carry 24 hour emergency cell phone on rotation

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in related field or equivalent in education and experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience working with people who are homeless, under-housed and dealing with addictions and mental illness
  • Demonstrated experience performing assessment, advocacy, referral and case management functions and ability to effectively prioritize work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized setting an asset
  • Knowledge of rent geared to income practices and calculations
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, standards and guidelines; including the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Act and Residential Tenancies Act
  • Knowledge of resources and services available in the community
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and organization skills
  • Certificates in First Aid, CPR, Crisis Prevention and Intervention an asset
  • The successful candidate will be required to work where smoking is present.

Working in an environment where there may be smoke is required.

The successful applicant must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to Homes First Society.

Homes First Society is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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