Employee Recruitment

Current Openings

Key Assets is a non-profit organization providing residential and family-based care and support services to young people and families with complex needs. Working in partnership with statutory bodies Key Assets strives to develop and offer a range of creative services for children, youth and families to meet their specific needs and deliver positive outcomes. As an organization, Key Assets endeavours to respond to the needs of the community in a manner that is innovative, sustainable, proactive, and focused on growth and development. 

We are currently recruiting in Nova Scotia (Halifax) for the position of:

Business Support Officer – Nova Scotia

We are looking for an experienced administrative professional to join our team. The Business Support Officer provides administrative support for various operations throughout the organization. 

Responsibilities are varied and include collection, entry and analysis of data; coordinating recruitment and assessment activities; developing and maintaining employee files; collecting and disseminating finance information; and general administrative responsibilities. 

The successful applicant(s) must be adaptable, and able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. A Bachelor’s Degree, diploma or certificate in Business Administration or a related field is required, along with a minimum of three years of experience. This position requires a clear Certificate of Conduct.

Key Assets Offers:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience 
  • Competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution; 
  • Competitive sick time and vacation benefits; and
  • Generous learning development support 

Operations Director – Nova Scotia

Summary of Responsibilities The Operations Director works as a part of the senior leadership team to:

  • Provide direct supervision of Program Supervisors who oversee residential and family-based care, including responsibility for monthly supervision, probationary and annual performance reviews.
  • Oversee the development of individual evidence-based trauma-informed intervention plans for children and youth and support supervisors, child and youth care staff and carers to operationalize treatment goals.
  • Support recruitment, hiring and required performance management processes in consultation with Key Assets Human Resources and the senior leadership team.
  • Works with senior leadership team to develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate residential/family-based care and educational activities.
  • Overseeing collaborative planning and implementing quality improvement, learning and development activities to responsively address ongoing/emerging organizational needs.
  • Ensure compliance with Key Assets policies, procedures and pertinent legislation.
  • Monitor financial expenditures to ensure compliance with budget guidelines – and are accounted for via Key Assets financial management and accountability processes.
  • Work in collaboration with supervisors to develop/manage an on-call schedule and provide oncall support as needed.
  • Support Key Assets Family Based Care assessment team with ongoing carer recruitment initiatives.
  • Oversee the organizing/facilitation of Key Assets staff, young people and carers social/recreational and team building activities
  • Represent Key Assets in community events and/or interagency activities (i.e. case coordination meetings, conferences, information sessions, etc.).
  • Complete required Key Assets (and external) monthly reports.
  • In collaboration with the senior leadership team, oversee the development and implementation of an annual action plan identifying program activities and deadlines for deliverables.

 

Education, Knowledge and Abilities:

A postgraduate degree in Child and Youth Care, Social Work, Social Sciences or a related field – or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of ten years of post-graduate experience working with children and youth (and their families) with complex emotional, behavioral and mental health issues is required, along with a minimum of five years of supervisory/management experience.

Essential components of this position are: o Demonstrated leadership, supervision and employee management skills; o Experience in intervention planning, case management and the provision of traumafocused evidence-based care;

o Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills;

o Ability to function effectively on an interdisciplinary treatment team, and;

o This position also requires a clear certificate of conduct, a clear Child Protection record check, a valid driver’s license and clear drivers abstract, use of a private vehicle, and proof of citizenship.

 

Key Assets Offers:

Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience (range from $80,000 – $85,000);

Competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution;

Competitive sick time and vacation benefits; and

Generous learning development support including participation in annual leadership retreats, a diverse core-training package and ample opportunities to participate in external training opportunities and conferences.

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Telephone / Fax

T (709) 579-1624
F (709) 237-9506

Office Address

Key Assets NL, 495 Water Street, St. John’s
NL, A1C 5X8

Email

INFO@KEYASSETSNL.CA

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2336, St. John’s, NL, A1C 6E1

GET IN TOUCH

 (709) 579-1624

HOURS

M-F: 8:00am - 5pm