Job Title:

Residential Supervisor


Legacy Bowes Group


Winnipeg, MB

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DASCH, (Direct Action in Support of Community Homes) is a non-profit organization established in 1974, dedicated to meeting the residential, day program, respite, and foster care needs of youth and adults. DASCH supports people living in over 50 homes throughout Manitoba and employs over 700 staff. They are committed to enhancing and uplifting the lives of the people they support through education, awareness, understanding, and the highest degree of respect.

We offer full-time employment with excellent benefits, flexible hours and opportunities for development and advancement.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, Residential Supervisors are responsible for administrative and supervisory duties in 1 or 2 homes providing support to 2-5 individuals in each home. They ensure the provision of individualized support, the maintenance of a safe and comfortable home and regular access to facilities and services in the community for people receiving support services.


  • Providing Quality Support: In a culture where people are treated with respect and dignity, ensures staff is properly trained to provide support for skill acquisition that develops personal care, daily living and social skills of the people we care for. Oversees planning of activities, meals, and medical appointments and cooperates with professional consultants to implement plans as directed. Transports clients as needed to programs, school, work or appointments.
  • Residence/Home: Ensures each home is clean, attractive and well maintained, and supports and participates with individuals and staff to complete seasonal yard work. Ensures equipment inspections, licensing inspections, safety training, house inspections and health and safety checks are completed and that staff is trained on emergency procedures.
  • Administration/Reports/Record Keeping: Prepares and adjusts schedules, submits payroll, prepares and submits reports. Conducts house visits with new staff. Manages the household budget, keeps all files and records up to date, and responds to internal and external emails. Attends meetings and appointments as necessary.
  • Staff Supervision: Schedule, motivate, supervise and monitor the performance of the Team Manager and Support Workers in the home. Supports staff with training & coaching, and performance reviews. Provides leadership to create a respectful team environment.
  • Professionalism: Consistently conducts oneself in a manner that fosters a spirit of cooperation and teamwork at all times, and is a role model for staff. Interact with people receiving services, families, friends & coworkers in a friendly respectful manner.


  • Certificate in Disability & Community Support with at least 2 years related experience, or a suitable combination of education and experience
  • Class 5 full Driver’s License is required
  • Certificate in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention is an asset
  • Experience working with behavioral issues an asset
  • Management/Supervisory skills an asset
  • Current First Aid Certificate an asset
  • Must have strong computer skills


  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Mature, organized, and able to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
  • Ability to think & problem solve using “outside the box” approaches
  • Flexible, able to adapt to shifting priorities
  • Strong knowledge of telephone and email etiquette
  • Must be capable of performing personal care duties, lifts, and transfers
  • Resourceful, creative and possess strong physical and emotional stamina

If you would like more information about DASCH, please visit for an organization profile or contact Melissa Davies, Executive Search & Recruitment Specialist at (204) 934?8843.


If you believe you can make a strong contribution to DASCH as a Residential Supervisor, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting position #173126.

Quote Job Reference: 2049348843

Posted 2017-03-20

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