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Program Manager, Leary Fraser Child Caring Facility

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: BRIDGEWATER, NS, CA, B4V 0A2

Company: The Government of Nova Scotia



Apply By: 12/14/2018  


Community Services 


Program Manager, Leary Fraser Child Caring Facility, Permanent, BRIDGEWATER  


Competition # 17604 



About Us



This position is located at a child caring facility located on the Leary Fraser Road in Bridgewater which delivers youth (ages 12-16) residential services and operates twenty-four (24) hours of the day, seven (7) days per week.



About Our Opportunity


As Program Manager, you will be responsible for providing leadership to members of an Interdisciplinary team.   You will ensure the development and implementation of individual care plans, the application of Accountability Case Management and programming for children between the ages of mainly twelve to sixteen years old with complex emotional and/or behavioral disorders and issues.


About You


You will possess a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Social Science with 5 plus years of related progressive program management experience in a residential setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.


You will have demonstrated work experience in a leadership role, understanding of child welfare, and residential services; demonstrated knowledge of treatment modalities for children; and demonstrated effective communication skills both written and verbal.


You will have experience working effectively in consultation with clinical professionals and other service providers.


Leadership competencies required at this level of work are: Analytical Thinking, Action Management, Team Leadership, Initiative, Effective Interactive Communication, Partnering and Relationship Building, and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.


We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.


Other Considerations


Because the facility is a 24/7 (open) operation, shift work (days, evenings, weekends and holidays) is required.



Pay Grade:  EC 11 


Salary Range:  $2,652.79 - $3,315.98 Bi-Weekly   


All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here.


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.


Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.


 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


For questions or concerns, please contact



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