KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”
SUPERVISOR OF INCLUSIVE LIVING (FULL-TIME)
LOCATION: Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
The Supervisor has the delegated responsibility to ensure that services provided in the Inclusive Living setting are within the context of KW Habilitation’s mission statement and that all practices are consistent with policies and procedures. The Supervisor will promote the principles of person-centered thinking and planning in their speech, presentation, and in the performance of their duties by facilitating the development of Individualized Plans that promote growth, dignity, choice, community inclusion, and employment. The Supervisor will act as leader and positive role model and participate fully as a member of the program team and the Agency as a whole.
Reporting to the Manager, the primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: staff supervision of full and part-time direct support staff, facilitating the development of individualized supports and services for the people supported, completing operational functions, administrative duties, upholding property standards, fostering Agency, committee and community contact and collaborating with KW Habilitation management. As a representative of KW Habilitation, the Supervisor acts as a leader and role model in all functions of the position.
The Supervisor will carry out health and safety responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and KWH Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
- College diploma (2 years) and/or a University degree in a human services related field.
- At least 3 years direct experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
- Previous supervisory experience an asset.
- Must believe in inclusive community fostering independence and advocating for others to have their own voice
- Proven leadership skills; excellent communication & organizational skills, creative problem-solving, strong decision-making skills, change management, and computer proficiency.
- Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
Hours: Sunday – Thursday noon-8 pm. Some flexibility required.
Start Date: April 1, 2023
To Apply Online Please Visit Our Job Application Page HERE
Applicants must apply in writing submitting a résumé and cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications and reason for interest in this position by Sunday December 4, 2022 to:
Attn: Carolyn Wilkinson – Manager of Inclusive Living
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8
Job ID: 2212416