Residential Program Manager - Salisbury

  • Position Residential Program Manager - Salisbury
    Program Residential
    Location Merrimack Valley: Salisbury
    North Shore:
    Schedule Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Responsibilities Job Summary: • Directly supports adult men who are high functioning, intellectually & developmentally disabled with significant high risk behaviors and mental illness requiring behavioral management up to and including physical restraints • Provides staff direction, supervision, and training/development, as well as working directly to support the individuals served • Responsible for ensuring the individual’s safety inside the group home and out in the community • Performs scheduling, time reporting, fiscal management, coordination of doctor's appointment and community activities, family member interaction, record keeping and team meeting facilitation, along with monthly staff meetings • Will work a full time schedule from 9:00am – 5:00pm on a Monday - Friday basis, must carry cell phone with 24x7 on call responsibility • Will manage a large staff of Direct Support employees
    Education/Experience Requirements • Prior residential DDS/DMH program management experience, including prior direct support staff supervision in the areas of scheduling, interviewing/selection, training and development, and addressing workplace employees relations issues • Prior work experience and knowledge of intensive behavior plans and behavioral interventions • Prior work experience with DD/MH individuals having developmental challenges and/or mental illness with high risk behaviors and complex behavior plans • Proven ability to work effectively with family members • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills • Experience working with behavior plans for individuals with challenging behaviors is a must • Must be a strong advocate to promote and provide community activity supports
    Essential Skills Ensure the safety, well-being and human rights of the individuals supported Relate successfully, provide care and further the skills development of the individuals supported Engage positively with individuals, their families/guardians, other staff and providers Good listening/observation skills, able to display patience and derives sense of satisfaction in helping others Verbally communicate in a polite, courteous and professional manner at all times Read, write, speak and comprehend work assignment in English Sold math skills Dependable, team oriented and committed to providing highest level of quality care to the individuals supported
    Physical Demands Must have the ability to stand frequently during the day, engage in repeated stooping or bending at the waist Ability to go up and down stairs several times during the shift Must be able to safely support, pivot, physically move or assist a person weighing up to 100+ lbs, during daily living activities, with or without assistance Must be able to physically ensure the safety of all individuals in the program by participating in established behavioral interventions, as required Ability to drive 4-6 passenger van for transportation of individuals to day programs, community activities and other engagements, as required
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