Full Time Program Supervisor/Co-Therapist

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Vita Community Living Services
  • Healthcare: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Therapy
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
  • Social Work
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
Experienced (Non-manager)$23.63 - 26.91(Hourly)2019-01-082019-03-09

Position:                      Full Time Program Supervisor/Co-Therapist


Hours of Work:           80 hours biweekly (working flexible hours including evening and

                                     weekends based on program needs and on-call responsibilities)    


Rate of Pay:                 $23.63-$26.91


Job Location:               Toronto



  • DSW, SSW, CYW, University Degree in a related field or other relevant post-secondary education.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with behavioural individuals with complex needs.
  • Supervisor experience is required.
  • Experience and understanding of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA).
  • Knowledge of Dual Diagnosis.
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle required.
  • Must maintain current, valid and on-going certifications in mandatory courses such as: Abuse training, Back Care, First Aid, Fire Safety, Safe Management, Pharmacology and WHMIS.


Job Summary                              

  • Supervises, monitors, disciplines, evaluates, trains and delegates responsibilities to all Program staff and recommends disciplinary actions to HR and Director.
  • Performs and delegates on call duty, and is available for the purpose of consultation and response in the event of an emergency.
  • Reviews and evaluates all relevant documentation in relation to assigned programs, and ensures compliance with Agency Policies.
  • Monitors and summarizes behavioral/treatment data as well as assists members and staff in completion of treatment homework assignments.
  • Monitors petty cash expenditures and completes petty cash reconciliation on a regular basis and submits to accounting for approval.
  • Coordinates, chairs and participates in various meetings and/or committees as related to member, employee, professional development goals or Program needs.
  • Discusses with primary staff and assists staff in the coordination of members’ support needs to ensure their health, safety and welfare.
  • Corresponds orally and in written form with parents, staff, other agencies and professionals for information sharing, brainstorming and overall member program development.
  • Ensures regular reporting regarding maintenance of assigned programs, material property including equipment, appliances, furnishings and vehicles, to ensure safety, health and over-all appearance of the programs.
  • Implements and maintains safety rules and regulations, including monthly health and safety inspections to ensure safety compliance for all assigned programs as per Ministry Compliance.
  • Takes all reasonable precautions for the safety of staff and members.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by Director of Transitional/Mental Health and Support Services.


Core Competencies  

Advocating for Others- Calculates the impact of words and adapts a   presentation or discussion to interest and level of others   

Collaboration- Works to build team commitment and spirit and consistently holds self and others accountable for promoting collaboration and resolving cross-boundary conflicts to facilitate win-win situation. 

Creative Problem Solving & Decision Making- Identifies and considers options to solve a problem or issues and generates multiple alternative solutions

Developing Others-Provides in depth coaching and invests significant amount of time to help foster the growth and development of others.

Holding People Accountable- Holds people accountable for performance & reviews performance against clear standards or expectations

Leading Others- Obtains resources & takes care of team and facilitates the work of others by providing tools to accomplish tasks  


Vita Community Living Services & Mens Sana Families for Mental Health is a Safe Space that embraces diversity, whether if be disability, age, ethnicity, colour, religion, language, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nation origin and all other differences that makes everyone unique.

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), VITA will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request. Knowledge of the French speaking language is an asset.


If you have the necessary skills, energy and ambition; submit your cover letter, resume along with three references via email to: careers@vitacls.org