This is a full-time position assigned to the Group Homes in the ICF program. The person in this position will provide supervision, support and training to 6 staff in the group homes. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a creative and energetic person to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all areas of daily living skills, and to learn supervisory skills important in residential facilities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
  • Maintains shift schedules for group homes, assuring adequate coverage on a daily basis and minimizing the use of overtime. Provides direct care shift coverage as needed when staff call in sick or otherwise take days off.
  • Trains and supervises direct care staff in performing therapeutic activities with consumers and insure the quality of program training.
  • Prepares materials for therapeutic activities and maintains an adequate supply of training materials for the group homes.
  • Assures adequate supply of groceries in the home to meet the needs of daily menus, and that emergency supplies (including things other than food) are monitored frequently to assure ICF standards are always met in that area.
  • Serves as facility manager for group homes, assuring that the houses are well-maintained and that the need for repairs is reported quickly.
  • Assures Emergency Preparedness Plans and Fire Safety Plans are readily available, that staff are trained on the plans, and that documents within the plan are kept up to date.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • The person in this position must have the ability to train and/or provide ongoing supervision of staff, to provide habilitative therapy.
  • Maintain records, to prepare reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Within six months of employment, the person in this position must demonstrate the ability to understand formal individualized training goals and objectives
  • Be able to train staff in accordance with the treatment plans.
  • In addition, within six months of employment, the person in this position must understand the purpose of and effectively use any equipment, tools, and materials used for training or used routinely by residents for the purpose of mobility or other physical or medical purposes.
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal and telephone communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • 100% local travel
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
 

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year work supervisor experience preferred
  • 1 year work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver's License and proof of Liability Insurance Required

Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, but requires some flexibility.

Salary $26,000 Annual/$12.50 Hourly

 

Department: Group Home
This is a full time position

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