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Programme Coordinator, Caribbean Haven Residential Centre (CHRC)

Job Details

  • Agency: Counselling Services
  • Reference: R01652019
  • Posted: 12-Jun-2019
  • Closing Date: 26-Jun-2019
  • Salary: CI$58,344 - CI$78,456
  • Job Description

Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing

The Department of Counselling Services is seeking to fill the following vacancy:

Programme Coordinator, Caribbean Haven Residential Centre (CHRC)

offers commensurate with education and years of experience

The Programme Coordinator (CHRC) coordinates the services of gender-specific programmes that provide high quality, evidence based, residential based treatment services in the Cayman Islands for persons who suffer from a substance abuse disorder or are dually diagnosed with a mental health issue, with a concentration of referrals coming through the courts and the prison population.

Principal Accountabilities include:

  • Coordinating referrals into and from specific programmes, track statistical information, and manage administrative flow of documents including reports on clients and programme services.
  • Assisting with the recruitment and orientation of the Auxiliary staff, providing bi-weekly supervision and scheduling their daily activities to ensure clients’ needs are met and the facility is well-maintained.
  • Coordinating the monthly staff schedules, developing extra-therapeutic components of the treatment programmes (e.g. guest speakers, approved outings) and organising activities of the residents (including doctor’s appointments, court hearings etc).
  • Developing and maintaining adequate systems of inventory control and overseeing the purchase of supplies required for the residential treatment centre.
  • Conducting individual, process and psychoeducational group therapy sessions to support clients achieving their individual treatment goals.
  • Conducting intakes, screenings and comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessments on clients who present for services to determine appropriateness for treatment and to identify appropriate level of care.
  • In conjunction with Clinical Supervisor, developing programme content of gender-specific programmes to ensure treatment services match the needs of clients admitted to the specific programmes.
  • Acting in the Absence of the Clinical Supervisor, CHRC.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree in a Social Science, and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working therapeutically with clients in a residential treatment centre OR Bachelor’s degree with experience working therapeutically with clients in a residential treatment centre.
  • Individual and group therapy skills.
  • Experience in programme development and coordination are required.
  • Experience working with mandated clients and cross cultural experience would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills are required including the ability to develop statistical and narrative reports.
  • Strong organisational skills are required for this position.
  • Proficiency in computer applications software including Windows & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point).
  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and experience working with dually diagnosed clients is considered an asset.



Department of Counselling Services

3rd Floor, Royal Plaza Building

P.O. Box 10142

Grand Cayman KY1-1002



Application Deadline: 26-June-2019

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.