Supervisor of Aging at Home


  • SUPERVISOR OF AGING AT HOME

     Internal/External Job Posting  MNO office in Ontario Indeterminate, Full-time
    Position Closes September 26, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
    Posting 092617-SAH-Indicate location
    Applications must be submitted on-line at http://www.metisnation.org/job-board/careers/ 
     
    The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Healing and Wellness (H&W) Branch is seeking a strong team player to serve as Supervisor of Aging at Home.  This is an indeterminate position with enrolment in group benefits and Registered Pension Plan following successful completion of three-month probation.  The position may be based at any Métis Nation of Ontario office in Ontario and will require some travel throughout the province.  
     
    The Aging at Home Supervisor will oversee the implementation of the Aging at Home program.  This program is a service delivery program to assist seniors 55+ who need assistance to be able to remain living independently in their own home.  The delivery includes services such as friendly visiting, personal support services (including bathing, light housekeeping, meal prep, laundry) and supportive transportation services (grocery, banking, pharmacy).   The Supervisory position involves program administrative oversight and direct supervision (largely by distance) of community-level Coordinators. The Supervisor is the budget holder for the Aging at Home program and is responsible for the implementation and funder reporting of those agreements including statistical data and financial fiscal allowance. 
     
    This position reports directly to the Manager of H&W Operations.   In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the Supervisor of Aging at Home will:

    • Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of MNO’s Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
    • Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times
    • Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
    • Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times  
    • The employee must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers' Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative provisions governing the employment relationship between MNO and the employee
    • Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with established Métis Nation of Ontario Policies and Procedures and Contribution Agreements (CA)
    • Work in collaboration within the Branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors and consultants on related projects
    • Attend the Annual General Assembly as directed 

    Duties:  

    1. Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of MNO’s Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
    2. Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times
    3. Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
    4. Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times
    5. The employee must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers' Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative provisions governing the employment relationship between MNO and the employee
    6. Under the direction of the Manager of Operations, participate in the recruitment and orientation of program Coordinators as required for the Healing and Wellness branch.
    7. Provide day-to-day supervision/monitoring of program and personnel activities in all communities that have respective program staff, fostering teamwork and providing ongoing support to program Coordinators  
    8. Provide close oversight and address deficiencies in adherence to MNO policies and procedures, particularly in the area of paid time off, time in lieu and other Human Resource related areas  
    9. Monitor, assess and address deficiencies in program implementation through reviewing data in the On-line Health Activity Tracking System (OHATS) and other program activities
    10. Ensure accuracy and timely submission of administrative documents including staff PTO forms and financial claims for participants and volunteers 
    11. Participate in the preparation of Annual Operating Plan submissions and reports for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
    12. Collaborate with Manager in the development of program-related policy and operating guidelines as required
    13. Contribute to provincial-level initiatives, training events and communications planning and implementation for the benefit of the Healing and Wellness Branch
    14. Prepare internal reports, briefing notes and Council updates as required
    15. Budget holder/Financial responsibilities:  Purchase Orders, Purchase Card usage, Coordinators requests for Paid Time Off, personnel expense claims, program related expenses such as rent, telephone, and courier
    16. Ensure Manager of H&W Operations is briefed on important client, staff, volunteer and community related matters
    17. Other duties as requested by Manager of H&W Operations and/or Director of Healing and Wellness 

    Mandatory Qualifications:

    • Post-secondary degree social sciences, health, business management or public administration, or equivalent experience working in social/health program areas with Aboriginal organizations
    • Sound knowledge of Métis and other Aboriginal communities’ culture, health issues and approaches to Healing and Wellness
    • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
    • Vulnerable Sector Check
    • Willingness and ability to travel
    • Valid Drivers’ license 

    Requirements:

    • Supervisory experience
    • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
    • Well-developed administrative and organization skills (time management, work planning, performance measures)
    • Effective communication skills in order to meet deadlines
    • Proficiency with computer programs
    • Flexible work schedule with ability to work extended hours or week-ends as necessary  
       

    The Métis Nation of Ontario welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 
     
    We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates. 

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