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Job Number:  46991
Residential Group Home Manager
Job Posted: Thursday, 9 August 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2018
(59 days ago)
Communitas Supportive Care Society
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Abbotsford, BC Salary: 23.41-25.03

This permanent full time, 40hr/week position provides supervising discretion including cell phone coverage when off-site. The manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a designated program, is the licensed operator, and has direct involvement with the persons the program supports. The Program Manager provides direction to staff according to the Communitas Vision, Mission and Values as well as HR and Program Policy manuals. The manager will work 20 hours/week “hands-on”.



  1. Staff Management
    • Determines appropriate staffing levels for program; Interviews and selects candidates for vacant/new positions
    • Provides orientation and ongoing training for staff
    • Responsible for developing staff shift schedules
    • Prepares and administers regular employee evaluations
    • Maintains program personnel files and ensures staff requirements are complete and up to date
    • Responsible for determining and implementing appropriate discipline for program staff, up to and including dismissal
    • Chairs monthly staff meetings
    • Facilitates excellent communication and team building processes with the program staff
    • Ensures a living and working environment that exemplifies Communitas’ philosophy and values
  2. Administrative Duties
    • Implements documentation as per licensing/accreditation requirements
    • Initiates individuals served reports and maintain individuals served records
    • Acts as liaison with ministry representatives and is contact person for Licensing
    • Maintains a working knowledge of the Community Care Facility and Assisted Living Act and Regulations, if applicable to program
    • Maintains a working knowledge of all current, applicable policies and procedures of the organization
    • Responsible for the overall maintenance of the home
    • Responsible for financial management in the home
    • Regularly completes and submits program payroll and ledger
    • Meets and communicates regularly with Program Director
    • Attends manager meetings
  3. Resident Care
    • Ensures required levels of care and service provision in the home are provided
    • Advocates on behalf of residents
    • Ensures health and safety of residents
    • Responsible for scheduling resident activities
    • Facilitates family involvement in the home
    • Attends or facilitates resident and/or staff celebrations
    • Models and encourages staff implementation of the ‘Spirit of Gentleness’ principles
    • Required to support, promote and enhance the culture of Communitas
  4. Provides hands-on scheduled shift work as required by program (as per RSW job description)
  5. Other duties as required


  • Community Support Worker certificate (or approved equivalent); Bachelor Degree in related field is preferred
  • Residential, management level training and experience is preferred
  • Familiar with and able to implement ‘Spirit of Gentleness’ principles
  • A philosophy of service that is in line with Communitas’ Vision, Mission and Values
  • Must be willing to complete the licensing application process
  • High energy and highly motivated; Able to take initiative with creativity
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, proven leadership skills
  • Ability to observe, record and evaluate change in human behaviour
  • Some medical knowledge is an asset
  • Ability to model appropriate behaviour (conduct, performance, concern for people, morale, compliance with program policy and procedures, work performance standards, appearance, professionalism, ethics and personal integrity)
  • Ability to work as a member of the team as well as being able to work independently without supervision
  • Hours may involve long workdays and/or evening/weekend work
  • Possession of a valid Class 4 BC driver’s license and Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR
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Contact Details:
Leslie Friesen
HR Recruitment Coordinator
Website: https://www.communitascare.com/careers/
www:   www.communitascare.com/careers/

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