Training & Development Lead

April 12 2022
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, HR, Training, HR, Training, Training - Development - Improvement
Edmonton, AB

Who We Are

CarePros is a leading Children's Services Agency that provides Trauma-Informed Community and Foster Care Placements to the most vulnerable populations in Alberta. CarePros is CARF Accredited for Case Management and Services Coordination for Children and Adolescents.

The CarePros team has grown to 160+ team members serving Edmonton and surrounding areas. CarePros not only provides services to children and youth living with a range of complex medical and behavioral diagnoses but also specializes in supporting the transition of youth with disabilities into adulthood.

CarePros is a highly awarded organization with several accolades:

  • 2022 New Innovators List - People Leader
  • 2021 #29 on The Globe and Mail Canada’s Top Growing Companies
  • 2021 Report on Business – Changemakers
  • 2021 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction Nominee
  • 2021 Canada's Safest Employer Awards
  • 2020 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction Winner – Diversity Award of Distinction
  • 2020 #13 on the STARTUP LIST of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

CarePros strives to hire the best. Our goal is to build a workplace culture where our people care for the families we support, listen with compassion and humility, take accountability, champion diversity and collaboration, and drive positive change in the communities we serve. We want great people working together as a team to propel our success and realize our mission of being a champion for the unique needs of children and their families.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking to hire a Training & Development Coordinator in Edmonton, AB. This opportunity will be a Full-Time Permanent position. You’ll get to work with a growing organization where you will gain valuable experience in the field of home care.

What You'll Do

You will support the organization through:

  • Provide new hire orientation with established materials, bi-weekly or as needed.
  • Lead required training for Service Delivery staff according to the Annual Training Plan
  • Assist in developing training materials based on program needs, funder, and accreditation requirements that support both in-person and virtual sessions
  • Assist in developing competency-based testing formats for training sessions
  • Research external training opportunities that support the Annual Training Plan
  • Coordinate the training schedule to include both internal and external training sessions
  • Record attendance and testing scores for all training provided to Service Delivery staff
  • Maintain Employee Training Records
  • Review the Annual Training Plan to ensure conformance with accreditation standards and funder expectations
  • Conduct Quarterly Reviews of training evaluations and make recommendations
  • Other duties as needed

Who You Are

You have 1-3 years of progressive training & development experience. This position is ideal for a professional who thrives in a changing and flexible work environment. You are a self-starter, enjoy working in a collaborative and team-based environment, and are driven to produce exceptional results in a growing business.

You possess the following education, experience, and skills:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Residential programming/direct service (Group Care, Foster Care, etc)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of coordinating training projects/sessions (developing, providing training, evaluating)
  • Knowledge of the accreditation process and expectations of CARF
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, including CFSEA, PSECA, PCHAD, YCJA, PIPA, FOIP, etc
  • Ability to review data for completeness and accuracy
  • Ability to organize data logically, identify trends/patterns and make recommendations
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office products
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented

        Specialized knowledge of training compentencies in the following is considered an important asset:

        • Ethical Practise
        • Medication Management
        • Critical Incident Identification and Reporting
        • Health & Safety

        What We Offer

        As a valued employee at CarePros, you'll receive the following:

        • A dynamic, collaborative, and diverse working environment where your voice is heard, and you make a positive impact in the lives of Alberta's most vulnerable populations.
        • Comprehensive Benefits Program - including mental wellness supports, dental (100% coverage), vision, counselling, and more.
        • Bank at Work Program with financial wellness tools and resources, as well as Group RRSP Matching
        • Learning and Career Development; develop your skills through ongoing paid training and innovative technology.
        • Performance-Based Pay Increases - If you are a great contributor, you deserve to be rewarded for it. CarePros rewards high performance with increased pay and bonuses.
        • A flexible schedule that fits you – we believe in work-life balance and healthy and well-rested employees.

        We thank everyone for applying, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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