Manager of HIV/HCV Support Services

Manager of HIV/HCV Support Services Full-time (35 hours weekly)  Salary Range: $53,000- $58,000
Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) is a volunteer driven, non-profit, community-based organization serving London and the six surrounding counties – Perth, Huron, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford. We are community- inspired and dedicated to positively impacting the lives of individuals and diverse communities living with, at-risk for or affected by HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. Our philosophy includes adherence to The Ontario Accord/GIPA (Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS), anti-racism/anti-oppression, sex positivity, principles of harm reduction, Truth and Reconciliation, holistic health and civil society.
 
Primary Purpose of the Position and Role 
The Manager of HIV/HCV Support Services reports to the Director of Client/Resident Services and is responsible to develop, oversee and implement support and outreach programs in order to support people living with, impacted by or at risk of HIV/HCV.  This position will require participation in shifts scheduled from 9am to 9pm, 7 days a week. The position will participate in an on-call rotation with others members of RHAC leadership team. 

Responsibilities
-Develop, implement and/or monitor, and evaluate policies, procedures and systems; work plans and budgets related to HIV/HCV support and outreach 

-Recruit and manage the performance of the Case Manager (2), Peer Support Worker (1) & Outreach Worker (1) 

-In collaboration with London Intercommunity Health Centre, direct and oversee the work of HCV Support Worker (2) 

-Identify and research emerging issues in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, harm reduction and addictions to inform program development and delivery 

-Identify and develop relationships with community stakeholders to provide education, resources and opportunities to collaborate

-Perform other related activities, as necessary or as assigned

 
Required Skills 
-Knowledge and skills related to working with people who are living with, at risk of or impacted by HIV/HCV  

-Project Management  

-Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to achieve results through collaboration with colleagues and community partners

-Financial management; grant proposal, event planning and conference planning experience 

-Ability to apply critical thinking skills to the practical aspects of the job by utilizing community development models/approaches to affect change that are sensitive to issues of diversity 

-The ability to engage with and relate to culturally, linguistically, ethnically, spiritually, racially and geographically diverse communities 

-The ability to identify and understand intersectional factors that impact the health and wellbeing of diverse communities of people  Have excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills with strong written and oral communication skills  

-Crisis intervention/de-escalation skills

-Advanced computer skills including, but not limited to, the following: Microsoft Office Suite programs & data management software
 
Qualifications

-Post-secondary degree or diploma in health, social services or related program 

-Minimum 5 years management experience, preferably in non-profit agency 

-Understanding of/experience with harm reduction-based philosophies and practice related to sexual health, substance use and sex work 

-A valid Police Vulnerable Sector Screening document is required   Lived experience that may be relevant to the position’s focus on sexual health, harm reduction, substance use, sex work and diverse communities, welcomed
 
Cover letter and resume may be submitted via email to hr@hivaidsconnection.ca or in hard copy to #30-186 King Street, London, ON, N6A 1C7. Application deadline is Monday, February 24th 2020 at 9:00am. Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this posting.

RHAC is committed to and adheres to the principles of the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Employment Standards, the Pay Equity Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other applicable legislation. We are committed to integration and to removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We strongly encourage applicants to apply who are living with HIV/HCV, have lived experience with substance use, addiction or sex work or who identify as a member from the First Nations, Inuit or Métis communities. Additionally we support and encourage applicants on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code including but not limited to individuals age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, (dis/)ability, or sexual orientation. RHAC recognizes that equitable access to employment is an agent in social change.
We appreciate all submissions; however, we will only contact those to be interviewed.
No phone calls please.

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