Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • CHAI Services - Residential Programs
  • Newton and Brighton, MA, USA
  • 57,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Residential Manager is responsible for management of a Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS) funded group home for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Residential Manager works in the home to promote residents' health and safety, community integration, and person-centered support to pursue individual goals and be as independent as possible. This role works collaboratively with program staff, families, day programs, and DDS.  This is a great role for someone who enjoys interacting with others; the Residential Manager is responsible for setting a friendly and welcoming tone for all.



  • $57,000/yr salary
  • $200/wk stipend for on-call rotation weeks
  • Full-time, weekdays
  • On-site work at the group home in Newton OR Brighton location
  • Paid time off includes ample sick time and 22 days of vacation, in addition to national and some Jewish holidays 
  • Immediate eligibility for medical insurance, dental, vision, retirement plan; no waiting period 


Responsibilities of the Residential Manager

  • Supervise and train staff team including: onboarding program and resident specific trainings, monthly 1:1 supervisions, monthly staff meetings, evaluations, and as needed trainings
  • Manage staff scheduling, call-outs, and relief coverage
  • Coordinate all program day-to-day operations including administrative, facility, financial, and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate all client care including medical management, skill development, and social/recreational activities
  • Complete paperwork to meet DDS regulations regarding service planning, as well as medical and financial management


Requirements of the Residential Manager

  • At least one year experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, preferably in a residential setting
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or at least five years' experience
  • Supervisory experience, preferred
  • Ability to be flexible in schedule
  • Ability to make safe, consistent, and effective clinical decisions in crisis and non-crisis situations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate residents' goals/activities, operations, and staffing patterns
  • Ability to pass First Aid/CPR/MAP trainings within 90 days
  • A valid driver's license and a reliable, insured vehicle (mileage is reimbursed)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Outlook



For more than 150 years, Jewish Family & Children's Service has been helping individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being. We intentionally serve and employ people of ALL faiths, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

Our work is guided by core tenets of faith and commitment not by bureaucratic processes or a desire to maximize profits. Our goal is to improve lives and improve the world which is part of what makes JF&CS a special place.

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