Licensing Officer, Child Care

City Tri-Cities / Anmore / Belcarra
Job ID 2022-20810
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Public Health
Posting Date
2 months ago(6/17/2022 2:28 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
FTE
1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0815-1630
Program/Service
Population & Public Health
Salary at Time of Posting
$30.82-$38.56 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

 

Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

 

Position Highlights

We are currently looking to fill an exciting Full Time position as a Licensing Officer, Child Care in Tri-Cities / Anmore / Belcarra, BC.

 

Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.


We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

 

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Detailed Overview

Performs professional, administrative, inspectional and advisory work involving the licensing and inspection of child care facilities; responsible for evaluating compliance to the requirements of the Child Care Licensing Regulation during all licensing functions, including; applications and assessments, inspections and investigations related to Community Care facilities. Plans and implements community development and education projects related to licensing requirements. This is a multi-site position that will be expected to carry out duties at various sites throughout Fraser Health.

Responsibilities


  1. Evaluates the provision of care to ensure it is achieving intended legislative outcomes with respect to monitoring that persons in care are safe, that their health is being promoted and their dignity maintained.

  2. Organizes, plans and implements a program of monitoring and inspecting licensed care facilities as outlined in relevant health protection policies and guidelines. Interprets and applies legislation and the relevant health protection policies and guidelines.

  3. Prioritizes inspection duties and generates inspection forms and other documentation.

  4. Conducts investigations into reportable incidents, complaints and observations to determine non-compliance to the Act and Regulation. Resolves using established or approved guidelines.

  5. Processes applications for licenses including evaluating the premises program and policies and the suitability of applicants.

  6. Provides information, guidance, and consultation to licensees, facility staff, licensing colleagues, and other individuals or groups regarding legislation, care requirements, and the provision of quality care.

  7. Works collaboratively with Licensees, colleagues and other agencies to address outstanding issues in facilities.

  8. Develops, implements and evaluates Licensing resources, and shares these with Licensees as required.

  9. Applies legislation through a program of education and progressive enforcement, up to and including preparation for legal action if necessary. Prepares reports and makes presentations at hearings as required.

  10. Maintains records in accordance with established procedures and policies; prepares/maintains statistical data, correspondence reports and other documentation.

  11. Plans and implements educational opportunities for licensees and facility staff as the need is identified.

  12. Contributes to the development and revision of licensing policies and procedures. Participates in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of Quality improvement initiatives.

  13. Participates and attends in-service and other educational programs as required. Identifies learning goals and maintains and updates current competence and knowledge within area of practice.

  14. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Diploma in a related discipline, such as Child and Youth, Early Childhood Education, Supported Child Development or related field. Three (3) years recent, related experience working with a vulnerable population group as defined in the Child Care Licensing Regulation in a child care setting and/or in a community care facility licensing program. Valid Class V BC Driver's License and possession of a personal vehicle.

Skills and Abilities


  • Working knowledge of relevant Acts and Regulations; knowledge of education principles, methods and delivery techniques, and the principles of learning and motivation.

  • Ability to interpret, explain and apply the applicable legislation and policies in a variety of situations, including public educational forums.

  • Ability to organize work, set objectives and priorities, manage time effectively, and achieve established work goals.

  • Ability to integrate regulatory interpretation, current research, facts, best practices, and experience to support professional practice decisions and actions.

  • Ability to secure facts through investigation and inspection, adhering to the principles of administrative law and natural justice.

  • Working knowledge of the care and programming needs of individuals living in residential care settings.

  • Ability to review facility records and identify potential health and safety risks.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and manage conflict situations; ability to maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.

  • Ability to use a personal computer and applicable software.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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