Program Supervisor, Family Based Care

Published: April 27, 2022

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) provides specialized care and support services to young people…

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) provides specialized care and support services to young people and families with complex needs. Working in partnership with statutory bodies KANL strives to develop and offer a range of creative services for children, youth, and families to meet their specific needs and deliver positive outcomes. As an organization, KANL endeavors to respond to the needs of the community in a manner that is innovative, sustainable, proactive, and focused on growth and development. We are currently recruiting in St. John’s, NL for the position of:

Program Supervisor, Family Based Care

6 Month Full Time Contract Position

The Program Supervisor will provide comprehensive flexible support and supervision to front-line Child and Youth Care Workers and Family Based Carers in specialized living arrangements for young people with complex needs. The Program Supervisor will oversee the development and implementation of the therapeutic program, assess, and monitor the continued suitability and competence of Carers ensuring they provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and learning environment for children and young people. The Program Supervisor will also liaise with other professionals and the community to provide clinical intervention and support of children, youth, and families, and other duties and responsibilities as required.

Education & Experience:

To be successful in this role, the candidate is required to have:

  • A Bachelor/Master’s Degree of Social Work (BSW or MSW) or related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience working with young people/adults with emotional/behavioural difficulties and/or developmental disabilities in residential care or foster care
  • A minimum of one (1) supervisory experience
  • Experience working with young people who have experienced trauma and/or who demonstrate aggressive behavior will be considered an asset

This position requires a clear Certificate of Conduct, Vulnerable Sector Check, and Child Protection record check. It is also a requirement that the successful candidate(s) holds a valid Driver’s License, clear Drivers Abstract, possesses current and valid Standard First Aid/CPR, and can submit valid proof of residency.

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador offers:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience ($66,092 to $82,363)
  • Group Health Benefits enrollment (medical, dental, ) and competitive RRSP Contribution matching up to 5% of contribution
  • Annual leave entitlement of 20 days per year (4 weeks)
  • Generous learning development with plenty of exciting training and certification courses
  • Flexible work environment with combination of in office and work from home


Please send your cover letter and resume by email to Ashley Martin, Manager of Family Based Care at

The closing date for applications is May 6, 2022

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

At Key Assets, we pledge our commitment to valuing diversity and inclusion and strive to act with cultural sensitivity and respect. We are strongly committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the populations that we serve and will continuously strive to build and sustain an equitable work environment. We will always challenge the norm, ask questions, and keep our promises.

We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, which includes applicants from all cultures, diverse gender identity and expression, race, and others who contribute to our diverse population.

We ask applicants who may require an accommodation to contact our Human Resources Department who will work to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation(s) for the interview and selection process.