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We are Aspire Living & Learning, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities. Two openings are currently available for this position. Locations include North Haven, CT and East Haven, CT. 

Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking a motivated and dedicated Residential Program Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of a group home for adults with developmental disabilities, ensuring that all supported individuals are receiving appropriate clinical and medical services. The Residential Program Manager will mentor, develop and supervise shift supervisors and direct care staff, ensure adherence to all DDS, MAP, funding agency, and state regulations, maintains and monitor staffing schedule, assist with writing clinical assessments and overseeing ISP assessments, and assume on-call responsibilities as required. The Residential Program Manager will also assist and instruct individuals in all aspects of their IP, administer medication when required, provide in-house and agency-contracted training and consultation services, adhere to budgetary guidelines, assist and instruct residents with daily living skills, behavioral and habilitative plans, medical, psychiatric and socio-emotional needs, and work with the People Team to plan and implement corrective action when necessary. 

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education & experience required. 
  • Experience providing support to individuals with disabilities and challenging behaviors. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Basic Computer skills, experience using Therap a plus!
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Empathy, enthusiasm, and a passion and dedication for helping others.
  •  Valid Driver’s License with at least 3 years of driving experience. 

Our employees enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals and believe in a healthy work/life balance. In addition, eligible employees will receive: 

  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care 
  • 403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution 
  • Paid sick and personal days
  • Focus on ongoing professional development
  • Opportunities for advancement – many of our employees have 20+ years of tenure and hold leadership positions after joining us as Direct Support Professionals!
  • Life insurance (equal to twice your salary!)
  • Short and long-term disability 

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you. 

From $50,000 per year! 

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.  

From $50,000 per year 

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