Wellness Supervisor

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm (hours may vary)

Job Summary:

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

Working Environment:

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. 

Qualifications: 

  • 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.