Kainos Home & Training Center – Residential Program Manager

Kainos is looking for a uniquely qualified individual to manage Petes’ Place, a residential care facility for the elderly that specifically focuses on the needs of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities who also are facing challenges associated with aging including dementia, fall risk, aphasia, and other conditions.

This unique home provides a full spectrum of services up to and including hospice care. We are looking for an individual who has the knowledge, leadership, compassion and skill to successfully run the program. The ideal candidate would have experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, older individuals, a wealth of knowledge about medical issues impacting this population, attention to detail and a sense of humor.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and oversee the day to day provision of outstanding care and supervision of all residents to their individual needs.

  • Operate the facility in accordance with established regulation, law, policy, program and budget.

  • Be present in the facility, at a minimum, the number of hours required to ensure that the facility is operated efficiently and in compliance with all current laws and the regulations of the Department of Social Services.

  • Assess resident status and assist the residents with activities of daily living and medications as allowed by law and regulation.

  • Possess a good working knowledge of caregiving, staff supervision, and overall facility management and conform to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations while applying this working knowledge.

  • Perform all pre-placement interviews, appraisal and documentation (Including resident admission, medical information, etc).

  • Recruit, hire and train qualified staff.

  • Supervise all staff members directly and complete all applicable supervisory support documents (i.e. 30-60-90 day goals, performance evaluations, counseling reports, etc.).

  • Be a liaison to Community Care Licensing and report all required information, when such reporting is necessary.

  • Represent the residential home in all internal and external meetings.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with residential staff to ensure the program is meeting all program design expectations.

  • Ensure knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Update all Emergency Disaster Plans as needed & provide all necessary provisions to accommodate needs of all in the event of a disaster.

  • Oversee meal service and all purchasing. Ensure the facility is properly stocked with food, supplies, hygiene items, first aid supplies, etc. This includes shopping for these items.

  • Inform the Administrator of any resident/family/neighborhood complaints.

  • Report any abuse of a resident which is witnessed, suspected, or alleged.


  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Have a minimum of 6 months of prior experience providing direct supervision and special services to persons with developmental disabilities.

  • Be competent using a computer and Microsoft Office programs.

  • Possess the knowledge of physical and psychosocial needs of the elderly.

  • Within appropriate time frame, successful completion of the competency based training and passage of the competency test required by Title 17 Section 56033 (a) (1) or (2) or passing the challenge test for said training.

  • Must be able to pass a criminal records background check

  • Must be able to possess proof of successful completion of an approved First Aid/CPR program.

  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills, a kind character, and high integrity.

Physical Functions:

  • Ability to remain standing or walking as needed.

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, twist, push and pull repetitively as needed.

  • Ability to remain seated for a period up to 4 hours.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs occasionally with assistance.


  • Competitive salary: $60,000-$67,000.00 (DOE)

  • Kaiser Health Insurance

  • HSA contribution

  • Vision and dental stipend

  • Vacation, sick and holiday leave

  • Contributions to 403B plan

  • Paid sabbatical

Who We Are:

Kainos Home and Training Center is an established and well-respected Redwood City non-profit that has been serving adults with developmental disabilities since 1974. Our mission is to assist adults with developmental disabilities in reaching their full potential while helping them become active, contributing members of the community. Kainos provides quality residential, vocational and support services, forming an integrated network of training opportunities.

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Kainos Home and Training Center is an equal opportunity employer.