• Site Leader

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 1:17 PM)
    Competition Number
    Department Name
    Supportive Living
    Close Date
    Facility Name
    St.Teresa Place, Calgary
    Job Type
    Permanent, Full Time
    Out of Scope
    Hours Worked
    7.75 Hour Day shifts
    Shift Rotation
    5 shifts / 1 week (0800-1615)
    Who can Apply
    Open to the public
  • Job Description

    The mission of Covenant Care and Covenant Living is to “continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person – body, mind and soul.” In fulfillment of this mission, Covenant Care and Covenant Living actively participate in advancing the Covenant Strategic Plan which aspires to:

    • Serve – we will strengthen our mission and live our values to meet the needs of those we serve through excellence in care, an engaged team, and wise use of our resources;
    • Grow – we will see out and respond to the needs of our communities, especially the vulnerable and marginalized populations;
    • Transform – we will create systems of care that enable people and communities to be healthy; and
    • Contribute – we will leverage our legacy to maximize the strategic contribution of Catholic health care.


    Job Summary:


    Reporting to the Director of Resident Experience, the Site Leader is responsible for the overall management of human, financial, and physical resources. The successful incumbent is accountable in providing leadership to the site, including care and support services in alignment with the mission and values of Covenant Care.  


    As a member of the leadership team, the Site Leader will demonstrate a participative and collaborative approach to management, empower and support all levels of staff, and ensure operations are aligned with the overall organizational strategic direction.


    Responsibilities include managing and reporting accountabilities for personnel, equipment, and operating budget to the SDO and Finance Manager, collaborating with Human Resources and the SDO in performance management of staff. The Site Leader will develop an effective system to manage and report recruitment, retention and identify staff learning needs to produce a strong program delivery.  In addition, the role will involve in the development of innovative care programs congruent to the needs of residents, overseeing operational system and facilities change management initiatives.  


    The Site Leader will possess the ability to build strong interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships in their engagement with key stakeholders in representing the interests of Covenant Care.




    • Undergraduate degree in business, healthcare, or related field required
    • Master's Degree in health, business, or management preferred
    • A minimum of 5 - 10 years of management experience in a health related environment, preferably in Continuing Care and/or Supportive Living. A combination of education and experience may be considered
    • Candidate must possess reliable transportation and a valid driver's license (travel between the Covenant Care sites is required)
    • The ability to engage staff and community stakeholders
    • Ability to effectively monitor and investigate incident reports and respond to resident/family inquiries and concerns in a timely and professional manner
    • Produces quality reporting, improvement and audit requirements leading to sound recommendations
    • Capability to act as a mentor and role model to staff in accordance with Covenant Care policies and principles
    • Possesses strong negotiating skills and ability to maintain working knowledge of contracts to participate in labour contract negotiations as required
    • Thorough working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Office
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills


    When Applying

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


    All employees new to Covenant Care must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.


    Covenant Care is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.



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