Supervises the day to day operation of the home in a manner that
complies with regulations and Agency standards.
Provides supervision and training to people with intellectual
disabilities in order to promote growth toward his/her highest
Supervises the Lead Staff and Direct Support Professionals
working within their assigned residence and ensures accountability.
In collaboration with the Division Manager is responsible for any
disciplinary actions for all reporting staff including the issuance
of verbal and written warnings. Recommendations are made to the
Division Manager for performance improvement plans, suspensions and
Provides weekly checks of all service and medication books;
reports errors/omissions promptly to the Division Manager and
completes audit forms as required.
Maintains the highest level of professionalism and is
responsible for being the role model for staff; maintaining a
positive approach at all times.
Coordinates and participates in direct support staff training by
orienting new staff, arranging for staff to attend training
sessions, and supporting ongoing staff development.
Ensures fiscal responsibility and management by supporting
individuals with banking; managing, and implementing household
budgets, including but not limited to, petty cash, food orders and
the individual's funds.
Insures that incident and seizure reports, activity calendars,
weight charts, fire drills, outgoing mail, supply requests,
inventories, etc. are accurate and submitted within established
Completes employee performance evaluations in a timely
Participates in the IP planning process.
Ensures quality leisure activities are planned and carried
Maintains the residential home and assigned vehicle(s) to ensure
cleanliness, organization and safety and takes corrective action
Takes necessary action in emergency situations in accordance
with agency policies and reports such incidents to appropriate
personnel per Agency policy and procedure.
Transports persons served to medical appointments, adjunct
therapies, and other activities.
Communicates with families and other external personnel.
Communicates with the delegating nurse to coordinate medical
services and ensure completion of medical services.
Responsible for household shopping duties and monitors to ensure
necessary supplies are available in the home.
Obtains and maintains updated emergency contact information and
regulatory information in the homes.
Monitors the medication supplies, administration of medications,
reordering process, and the implementation of new/changed orders,
documentation of administration, and documentation and reporting of
problems and errors promptly.
Ensures the completion of fire drills, routine water temperature
checks and safety committee reports as scheduled. Reviews and takes
any corrective action needed and submits these reports each
Reports vehicle problems, follows up on weekly vehicle reports
and actions, arranges the drop off and pick up of vehicles for
maintenance and repairs.
Establishes accountability practices for petty cash and
individual funds to ensure proper use, submits receipts timely on
the designated forms and reports problems or irregularities.
Initiates and follows up on maintenance requests utilizing
established procedures for submitting and notifying emergency
maintenance after hours.
Responsible for maintaining program files.
Attends and conducts monthly house meetings.
Uses technology for the completion of specified job duties.
Attends work regularly according to assigned work schedule and
in accordance with Agency policy.
Attends and participates in in-service training, staff meetings
and other activities to facilitate professional development.
Responds timely to internal and external customers to ensure
Works cooperatively with others including all staff,
supervisors, administrators, co-workers, individuals served,
community professionals, customers, vendors and the public.
- Assumes other duties, responsibilities and special projects as
EDUCATION: As associates or bachelor's degree from an accredited
school in a human services field is preferred. High school diploma
or its equivalent is required.
EXPERIENCE: At minimum, two years' experience working with
persons who have a developmental disability in a group residence
and experience in a management or supervisory position. Must have a
valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record as
determined by criteria established by the Agency's insurance
carrier and by Agency policy. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.