Mosaic provides a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities through supports which are tailored to the individual's needs and desires. We support people to define their own happiness. We ask people how they like to spend their day, what they love to do in their spare time, where they want to live and goals they would like to achieve. We partner with them to make those things happen. These services are provided in collaboration with local, state, national, and international partners in 11 states and six countries. Mosaic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information visit www.mosaicinfo.org.
Direct Support Supervisor
Located In:West hartford, CT
CTF1 WEST HARTFORD
If making a positive impact in the lives of others is a constant on your to-do list — you’ll LOVE working with a team that puts people first.
We’re looking for a Direct Support Supervisor to join our team!
By joining Mosaic, you become part of a global mission advocating for people with complex needs and providing opportunities for them to enjoy a full life.
As a Direct Support Supervisor, you’ll coordinate and manage program operations to ensure regulatory compliance. Responsibilities include hiring, training, scheduling staff, coordinating activities and appointments, and maintaining detailed records for the individuals served.
Who will love this job:
A leader and a coach - who cares about the success of your team and the individuals they serve
A trusted ally - your sound judgment inspires confidence in others, helping them move towards and accomplish team goals
A collaborator - you naturally draw people together while remaining calm and focused even in emotionally charged situations
A skilled planner - you are adept at finding the best route moving forward while encouraging others to keep their eyes on the positive
What you’ll do:
* Facilitate the integration of individuals into the community by accompanying them to recreational and social activities * Monitor the comfort and safety of individuals by ensuring the living environments and program activities are in compliance with safety and regulatory requirements * Intervene when aggressive and/or inappropriate behavior occurs to implement behavior plans and strategies * Provide on-call support to staff during emergencies and locate staff to fill shifts when necessary
Ideally you have:
* A passion to serve others * Strong attention to detail and an even stronger desire to serve others in a team environment * A love of operations and creating seamless, efficient environments * Excellent time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities while communicating honestly about your timelines, challenges and questions. * Ability to adapt as needed in a growing environment * Associate’s Degree in a related field * One year experience in a related field * Certification in CPR or willingness to obtain * Certification in medication administration or willingness to obtain
Extras we think you’ll love:
* Competitive Pay * Health Insurance * Professional & Personal Development Opportunities * Tuition Reimbursement * Paid Time Off (you earn it from day 1!)
Minimum of four years of experience in a related field, with one year in a supervisory or management capacity. Certification in CPR and First Aid required. Work requires frequent physical activity including extended periods of standing, walking, and bending with occasional periods of sitting, kneeling, climbing, stooping, crouching, squatting and balancing. Work also requires constant reaching between knee and shoulder level as well as frequent reaching below knee level and overhead. Work requires occasional independent lifting up to 25 pounds, frequent push/pull up to 40 pounds of force and the ability to safely transfer 50 pounds.
Mosaic offers a competitive benefits package including a free health insurance option! Other benefits include dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off and a wellness program. To learn more, please visit www.mosaicinfo.org.