Treatment Centre Program Manager

In by Mustafa Eric

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  • Posted 12 months ago



Job Summary: ‘Namgis First Nation is seeking a forward-thinking program administrator to head a 15-bed, 6-week residential substance abuse treatment centre on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island. Reporting to the Health Centre Administrator, the incumbent will provide forward-looking, consistent and timely leadership, direction and support to a full staff contingent of counsellors, attendants, cooks and other support staff, ensuring that program and administrative goals and objectives are successfully achieved.

Job Duties:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations including overseeing NNADAP client intake, treatment and discharge
  • Leading and supervising treatment centre staff including performance management, coaching, mentoring and development
  • Developing and maintaining an operations policies and procedures manual that meets the requirements of funding agreements, accreditation standards
  • Developing and administering the annual operating budget according to ‘Namgis financial policies including the Financial Administration Law (FAL) and other related guidelines
  • Monitoring expenditures and revenues to ensure budget expectations targets are met and that appropriate inventory controls are in place according to financial control guidelines as amended from time to time
  • Establishing and maintaining good standing status with Accreditation Canada regularly and as required
  • Ensuring that the treatment centre is evaluated according to the terms of the contribution agreement and that issues as identified in evaluation reports are addressed and resolved in a timely and effective manner

Job Qualifications:

  • University degree in business/public/health administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years’ previous administrative/management and leadership experience in a health/social services program related capacity
  • Living and practicing a healthy lifestyle is strongly preferred
  • Certification by a recognized Canadian alcohol and drug certification body is an asset
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations environment
  • Intermediate computer skills particularly with Microsoft Officer applications
  • Superior communication skills, verbal and written, with reports, briefing notes, memos, presentations, facilitation, etc.

You may submit a covering letter and resume to, or by mail to:

Human Resources, ‘Namgis First Nation, PO Box 210, Alert Bay, BC  V0N 1A0


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