Children's Grouphome Program Supervisor
Family Connections provides evidence-based groupcare services to high-risk children and youth. We believe in the preservation of the family unit, integrity of the individual and intrinsic strengths of the family as a basis for support and advocacy. Family Connections believes that all children and youth have the right to be respected and included in all aspects of their care, providing compassionate and relational services to our young people.
Reporting to the Manager of Residential Youth Services, the Supervisor is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for developing and implementing preventative and positive meaningful life programs for children, including day programs and recreational activities. The successful candidate will be able to create a warm, caring environment that is clean and tidy, smell of fresh healthy meals, full of humour and attentiveness. The successful candidate will supervise program staff; this includes conducting performance appraisals, organizing team meetings, managing schedules and monitoring program delivery. The supervisor will work to ensure agency objectives are met and contribute to a positive team culture and environment. Liaison within the community and building relationships will be also a key part of this role. Another key part of this role is joining the On-Call rotation – the Supervisor will take a one-week long rotation providing 24/7 support to all of the 4 residences in the program.
The Children's House Program Supervisor will provide leadership and support to all aspects of the house from staffing to case management and facility operations. The successful candidate will:
Qualifications and Skills
Training & Clearances
CRITICAL: The successful candidate will have a current valid Class 5 Drivers License, clean drivers abstract and vehicle with $2,000,000 liability insurance. The job involves transporting clients.
Hours of Work:
Full time position: 40 hours/week; willing to work a flexible schedule, which could include daytime, evening and weekend hours. Plus a one-week rotation on the 24/7 On-Call schedule approximately every 5 weeks.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $22.00 to $25.00 /hour