Manager, Assisted Living Services

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
WoodGreen Community Services
  • Management / Executive
  • Healthcare: Nursing
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2018-12-112019-01-31

Program Overview – Assisted Living Services, Community Care

The Seniors and Wellness Program provides a holistic approach for care at home for seniors and caregivers who are vulnerable, at risk and/or marginalized. The program provides a wide range of services including Assisted Living Services, Respite Care, Meals-on-Wheels, Visiting and Safety Services, Seniors Day Programs, Transportation and Seniors Active Living Centres.

What You Will Do

  • Carries out the management responsibilities for operating the Assisted Living program, including strategic planning, annual program planning and evaluation, to ensure the strategic unit directions and objectives are achieved.
  • Provides direct supervision, training and support to Supervisors, support staff, and students for the Assisted Living Services Program.
  • Leads and provides project management for quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides consultation to Supervisors to address needs and issues for clients/caregivers.
  • Develops and implements a business plan which includes the operational structure, human resources structure, training plan, marketing strategies and user-fee strategies.
  • Ensures the operation of the program’s statistical information system.
  • Develops and implements a process for client input into the program areas.
  • Ensures the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff for their program areas, under established recruiting policies, procedures and the Collective Agreement.
  • Holds regular supervisory meetings with staff, identifies training and development needs and opportunities, and recommends disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Responds to community needs and ensures existing and new program development ideas, will meet these needs.
  • Maintains and develops contacts with other seniors’ groups and community agencies, and attends external meetings as directed by the Director.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Bachelor of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work or related (required).
  • Master or Health or Business Administration or related (an asset).
  • Five (5) years of management and clinical-related experience managing PSWs/Supervisors and seniors programs; including significant direct experience working with older adults and frail and vulnerable seniors.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Good understanding and knowledge of seniors’ issues related to Assisted Living Services in housing and community sites.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills in program development, financial management and leadership skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good multi-tasking and strong research skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of community resources for older adults.

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