Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm (hours may vary)
The Wellness Supervisor position is a responsible supervisory position that involves administering agency policies, programs and practices: including planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordination, and directing. This supervisor coordinates and implements recreation/leisure and health/fitness programs and physical/occupational therapies for people in order to promote their general health and well-being. This position also oversees the operating functions of the Dietary Department.
Essential Functions and Competencies:
- Coaches and directs employees by demonstrating and teaching the skills needed to perform required tasks
- Provides direct support to people with disabilities as dictated by the service plan and role models such supports to staff
- Coordinates personnel management
- Exhibits a customer service orientation
- Utilizes needed resources and staffing levels to meet expectations
- Focuses on quality continuously in the performance of daily activities
- Coordinates, schedules, and supervises physical and occupational therapy programs as directed by medical professionals. Ensures staff are properly trained in such therapy programs as appropriate.
- Develops, coordinates and supervises health fitness/programs to meet the assessed needs, interests and capabilities of people including, but not limited to aerobic classes, swimming, therapeutic horseback riding exercise bike riding, etc.
- Develops, coordinates and supervises recreation/leisure programs, including, but not limited to, softball, basketball, bowling leagues, dart leagues, lawn games, etc.
- Develops, coordinates, supervises and coaches Special Olympic events including skills instruction to participating athletes.
- Uses community resources in the development of programs.
- Compiles screening and evaluations as prescribed by the service team relating to health/fitness and recreation/leisure needs of people supported and uses this information in relation to needs, limitations, interests, and lifestyle to develop appropriate services.
- Is safety-conscious at all times
- Demonstrates leadership through stewardship, ethics and caring
- Is familiar with, complies with and implements current state regulations as applicable (DHS/DDD, DOH, DOT), agency policies and procedures, accreditation standards, and protection of rights for people supported.
- Co-plans, conducts, and attends extracurricular activities, workshops, in-services, classes, ISP’s and meetings as necessary.
- Serves on and/or chairs agency committees (Wellness, Safety & Sanitation), focus groups, etc as necessary.
- Provide agency tours and presentations as necessary
- Ability to transport people supported throughout the community and pick up/deliver miscellaneous items, supplies, etc. and accompany people supported to appointments when needed or assigned
- Successfully completes agency approved training and certifications (ServSafe, Special Olympics)
- Assures that dietary standards are being followed, safety and sanitation procedures are being upheld, and monitors for meal count concerns and food cost changes.
- Assists in providing diet related training to DSP’s, as appropriate
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s responsibilities and essential functions require the following physical demands: sitting, standing, some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling (i.e. wheelchairs, transfers, etc); some climbing and balancing (i.e. stairs, assisting people walking with gait belts, etc), some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. The duties of this position may occur in a variety of locations in the community.
- Minimum of 2 years of college education in human services, recreational activity or closely related field, OR
- Minimum four (4) years of experience in the human services field, OR
- Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Basic fluency in oral and written English.
- A certificate in Basic Lifeguarding or life guard training is preferred.
- Experience/training in dietary standards preferred.
- Licenses/Required Testing: Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability. Must be able to successfully complete agency driver’s training course. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test prior to employment. Employees are subject to testing per Aspire, Inc.’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Supervisory experience is preferred.