Facility Manager

VISIONS OF INDEPENDENCE - Winnipeg, MB (23 days ago)

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Visions of Independence is currently seeking 2 strong, experienced candidates to manage departments in Portage la Prairie. Candidate must be willing to commute or re-locate. Please apply with a resume and a cover letter.

The facility manager is responsible for the overall operation, service, delivery and leadership of a work location.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must demonstrate commitment to VOI’s values: We are open and respectful, We are transparent, We value people's, strengths abilities and knowledge, We think outside the box, We value peoples experiences and perspectives.
  • Minimum 12 months experience at Visions, minimum two years’ experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Valid drivers licence and a reliable vehicle
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings and weekends

Specific Responsibilities

People Supported:

  • Ensure the facility is safe, clean and well maintained.
  • Maintain an open relationship with all people in the home.
  • Recognize and report concerns of abuse or neglect
  • Reinforce community expectations, personal hygiene, meal preparation, grocery shopping, laundry and the care of the house and yard.
  • Work with Key Workers and Direct Support Professionals to provide quality home care and high quality of life for people supported.


  • Authorize expenditures within approved limits.
  • Maintains budget guidelines and reports variances accordingly to agency policy.
  • Prepare, authorize, and submit bi-weekly payroll
  • Ensure that staffing patterns are being followed.
  • Ensure overtime is authorized per agency policy.
  • Ensure damages and maintenance issues are addressed in the home.
  • Ensure monthly and year end reporting is accurate and complete
  • Maintain a level of professional conduct and positive relations with supported individuals, staff, board members, funding sources, government officials, professionals, and community members.
  • Ensure that residents and staff live and work in a safe environment following all safety rules and regulations.


  • Maintains competent and effective support team.
  • Interpret, applies, and administers provisions of the collective agreement in the workplace.
  • Interprets, applies and administers all VOI policies and procedures.
  • Represents the employer in grievances and other matters arising from the collective agreement.
  • Manages employee performance and conduct, maintains discipline and applies corrective actions in the workplace as required.
  • Manages workplace schedules and authorizes hours of work and overtime to meet operational requirements.
  • Recommends, advises upon and implements employees and labour relation strategies to meet workplace requirements.
  • Responsibilities for hiring and terminating employees as required, in conjunction with HR.
  • Provide support in case of crisis.
  • Model appropriate interactions with individuals, families and friends and community
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time