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Manager Services and Supports (Supported Living) #2879

Are you looking for a meaningful career full of lifelong learning and everyday adventures? 

At Kerry’s Place, we help enhance the quality of life for more than 8000 people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) each year! Our dedicated team of professionals have become experts in the field through our continuous training and development programs. Get ready for a fun and vibrant career because every day is an adventure at Kerry’s Place! 

Why Join our Team? 

We offer an amazing compensation package with a strong focus on health and wellness. We`re proud to offer our employees: 

  • 4 Weeks of Paid Vacation per year to start
  • Additional 2 Paid Flex Days annually
  • Employer Paid Group Benefits Program
  • Employer Matched Pension Program (3% employer match)
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (optional)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employer-Paid Training Programs
  • Corporate Membership discount for Goodlife Fitness
  • Career Development & Internal Growth Opportunities Available

About the Role:

As part of the Kerry’s Place Autism Services management team, the Manager is responsible for the: leadership and supervision, resource management, quality outcomes for the persons we support and quality assurance measures to provide efficient and effective provision of supports and services for persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.


  • Through actions, supports the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan of Kerry’s Place.
  • Reviews and adheres to all Policies and Procedures, including: Finance & Administration; Services & Supports; Human Resources; Health & Safety, and all other.
  • Adheres to manager responsibilities for Health & Safety as defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leadership and Supervision

  • Provide mentoring, coaching, training and performance management of employees and complete Performance Development Plans on an annual basis. 
  • Develop, implement and lead organizational change in line with the Strategic Plan.
  • In collaboration with Human Resources, provide appropriate staffing to meet the needs of the persons we support through effective recruitment, selection, and orientation. 
  • Keep current to all related legislative requirements such as: Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, etc.
  • Adhere to the Collective Agreement where applicable.

Resource Management

  • Manage and report on variances for each operational budget under your purview with support from the Finance Department. 
  • Maintain each operation within budget (includes authorization of expenditures).
  • In co-ordination with Regional Senior Management, develop appropriate funding proposals.
  • Ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of residential or community sites as assigned.

Quality Outcomes for the Persons we Support

  • Provide support through evidence-based treatment models and approaches for persons diagnosed with ASD.
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary resources to provide evidence-based supports and services.
  • Ensure person-directed planning is effectively implemented and persons’ goals are being achieved. 
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, partner agencies, volunteers, government employees and the community.
  • Collaborate with community resources, including funded services and informal supports available. 
  • Participate in both internal and external committees and task forces.

Quality Assurance Measures 

  • Ensure the health and safety of supported persons in accordance to Ontario Regulation 299/10 Quality Assurance Measures, Provincial and Municipal regulations and by-laws. 
  • Ensure professional and thorough records are maintained and up to date for all persons being served.



  • A University Degree in a related field is required.
  • Consideration may be given to those with a Degree in progress.

Knowledge and Experience:       

  • Five years of experience in human services.
  • Strong knowledge of the Developmental Services sector. 
  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence-based treatment models and approaches.
  • People management including mentoring, coaching, training and development.
  • Competency and effective use of database systems.
  • Working knowledge of related legislation and regulations such as: Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, etc. 
  • Knowledge of budgeting and scheduling of employees is an asset.
  • Experience with residential / respite programs preferred.
  • French language is an asset.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to complete the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification, First Aid/CPR as well as perform the required physical techniques. Training will be provided.
  • Position requires flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Provide on-call coverage (which may include evenings, weekends and holidays).
  • As a condition of employment, all employees must have and provide proof of full Covid-19 Immunization. Where a person is unable to vaccinate for human rights protected reasons, an accommodation may be provided

Kerry’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. Kerry’s Place is also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all applicants for your interest in Kerry’s Place Autism Services.

Closing Date

25/07/2024 4:30 pm

Internal Applicants

Please apply through ADP. Log in and go to Myself > Talent > Career Centre

External Applicants

Service Area

Supported Living



Position Status

Temporary Full-Time (Contract until September 2025; Two weeks written notice prior to contract end)

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week (Days, Evenings, Weekends, Holidays; Flexibility Required)

Hourly Pay Rate

Starting from $67,763.00 annually

Union Affiliation

Non Union