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Group Home Team Leader

Alta Care Resources works to meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable children, youth and families in the Edmonton Region. There are many opportunities to develop and enhance excellence in supervision and leadership skills. The supervisory team works together to develop the best outcomes for persons served and those that they supervise.

The Dragonfly Team Leader ensures that practitioners are maintaining or increasing the level of safety, well-being, permanency, and connection to supports available to the children and youth in the group homes. Furthermore, this dynamic position ensures that the intent of legislation, contracts, standards, and policy and procedures are adhered to by themselves and their direct reports. These two focuses are addressed utilizing an ethical frame work that is client driven.

Additionally, this leadership position will be required to develop the skills, shift perspectives and behaviours, develop training, develop supervision plans, and evaluate their direct reports.

As part of the supervisory team we recognize and value that you take care of others in your role and it is important that you have a chance to take care of yourself. Alta Care Resources offers competitive salary ($32 per hour) and benefits, including: increased vacation, Group Insurance Benefits (Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits), RRSP Benefits (with employer contribution), Personal Spending Account, and many other benefits!!

Job Duties

  • Supervise practitioners and related personnel.

  • Ensure that effective intervention strategies and case management is being conducted by all direct reports.

  • Serve as on-call authority for the smooth function of all programs on assigned time frames.

  • Keep the Program Manger informed of the needs and problems of the program.

  • Assist practitioners in completing risk assessments and safety plans.

  • Ensure standard compliance, quality assurance and staff development.

  • Work with intake specialists to ensure file and child/youth information is complete.

  • Assure adequate staffing at all times.

  • Audit client files routinely and provide service delivery expertise in documentation of Care Plans, Assessments, Critical Incidents, reports and service team meetings.

  • Participate in supervisions, program meetings and supervision groups.

  • Knowledge of client population needs and treatment/intervention sources.

  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and deal with a variety of issues.

  • Understand current theory base in core-protective, client centered and outcome based services.

  • To complete accurate evaluations, develops effective supervision plans and ensures that their direct reports meet the targets of these plans.

  • To develop assessment, intervention, case management, administrative and team skills of practitioners.

Requirements + Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary School Diploma required, University degree in Human Services or related field preferred.

  • 3 years experience needed

  • Ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Proven ability to organize, evaluate, communicate and present information, both verbally and written.

  • Demonstrated time management and project management skills.

  • Travel is required.

  • Vehicle required.

  • Irregular hours and available after hours.

  • Must be able to safely perform restraints.

Security and Safety

Criminal record check, Child intervention check, Driver’s licence, Driving record check (abstract)


$66,560.00 Yearly, for 40.00 Hours per week, Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits, RRSP Benefits

Get in touch

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Head Office

#302, 9470 51 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5A6

Call Us

Ph: 780 451 6040
Fx: 780 453 3723