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Supervisor - Residential Developmental Services - Overnights (Bangor)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
379282
Company Name
Sweetser
Physical Address
700 Mt. Hope Ave, Evergreen Woods Suite 650
Bangor, ME 04401
Job Description

The Overnight Supervisor maintains ongoing residential effectiveness by assuring the administrative coordination of a variety of safety, therapeutic and operational issues within the Developmental Services program. They are responsible for administrative activities and oversight of a residential program, including the supervision of program DSP’s and relief DSP’s.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Demonstrate leadership by coordinating all developmental services residential program components for assigned homes.
• Serve as Supervisor on Duty when assigned by assuming responsibility for phone coverage, crisis intervention and insuring adequate staffing.
• Provide a safe, structured group living milieu by ensuring the physical safety and welfare for residents, including hygiene, clothing, food and medical care.
• Make sure that adequate supplies are in the residences for morning routine.
• During the night, visit/contact each residence twice.
• Ensure residences are secured during the overnight.
• Communication with each residence prior to night shift arrival.
• Maintain upkeep of homes by assuring the maintenance of a safe, clean and pleasant group living environment.
• Assure proper staffing levels by participating in the hiring of Direct Support Professional (DSP) staff.
• Assist in DSP staff training as assigned.
• Participate in the development and implementation of program changes that respond to the changing needs of the consumers.
• Ensure positive job results for residential staff by monitoring and appraising job performance.
• Achieve organization financial objectives by providing input into the budget.
• Works with consumers and guardians by demonstrating thorough understanding of the person-centered practice, communicating understanding of the systems, facilitating contact with the guardians (where appropriate) and team and being personally familiar with all involved families.
• Direct, support, and participate in identifying, removing or reducing the likelihood of common safety concerns.
• Collaboration with the program clinician to ensure milieu environment is in line with the Person-Centered-Plan.
• Timely completion of required documentation for overnight staff and the units.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
• Must pass the competency tests Direct Support Worker
• Must obtain certification in CRMA.
• Must maintain a valid state driver’s license

EXPERIENCE:
• Prior supervisory experience preferred.
• Four years’ experience working in the with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities preferred.


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