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Youth Direct Care Supervisor

Company: Methodist Children's Home Society
Location: Redford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Youth Direct Care Supervisor + Redford, MI + Full Time + Manager/Supervisor Share (/app/share/BOGTPJvrZ4) JOB SUMMARY As part of the youth treatment team the Residential and Shelter Supervisors plan, direct and oversee the programming to ensure it meets agency expectations and goals; ensure the program maintains compliance with agency and DHHS requirements; assess program needs, supervise assigned staff and assist them in their job duties. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS + Along with the Clinical Case Manager, ensure that each child successfully completes the goals set forth in their treatment plan. + Manage the program to ensure it operates within the rules, regulations and guidelines set forth by the State of Michigans Department of Health and Human Services, the agency, and CARF. + Establish and oversee administrative procedures to meet objectives set by senior management; participate in developing department goals and objectives. + Establish and maintain program systems, records and reports; recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures for continual improvement of services. + Supervise assigned staff and volunteers to ensure that they are functioning within the requirements of their job duties; provide guidance, training, assistance, and support to staff when needed, including planning, staffing, performance management, professional development, adjusting workloads as necessary, and addressing and resolving complaints to create a climate of teamwork and motivation; perform the duties of an Direct Youth Worker as needed. + Act as staff expert for the program; work with the other supervisors senior management regarding program licensing/certification rules, re-licensing, complaints, and rulings to ensure ongoing compliance with all agency, licensing, contractual, and legal obligations and requirements. + Operate within the guidelines of the Employee Handbook, programs Operations Manual, and DHHS Policies and Procedures. + Oversee all after hours intake calls on a rotating basis. + Demonstrate commitment to the social sector with a passion for MCHSs mission and vision. + Other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: + A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of work experience in a child caring institution, or + Two years of college from an accredited college or university and 3 years of work experience in a child caring institution, or + A high school diploma and 4 years of work experience in a child caring institution. Knowledge Requirements: + Computer and software applications (Windows, MS Office, Internet applications, etc.) necessary to perform the duties of the position. + The behavior patterns of youth and methods of modifying behavior. + Group dynamics and sensitivity to individual members of the group. Skills andAbilities Needed: + Demonstrate leadership. + Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work; identify the best people for the job. + Manage time and multiple priorities; meet deadlines. + Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. + Relate to youth and gain their respect and confidence. + Perform behavior management techniques to control aggressive behavior. + Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. + Exercise professional judgment in making decisions. + Handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation. + Attend and conduct agency training and maintain necessary certifications and licenses. + Maintain a valid Michigan drivers license and driving record that allows the operation of an agency or personal vehicle for agency business or to transport clients as needed. IV. JOB SETTING The work environment described here is representative of that which an employee will typically encounter during a normal shift. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may involve rotating between workstations where children are studying and require walking or standing for extended periods of time in a residential or office setting. V. Other Information MCHS is an equal opportunity employer where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics as established by law. This policy extends to all policies and procedures related to the recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Read More

Keywords: Methodist Children's Home Society, Redford , Youth Direct Care Supervisor, Other , Redford, Michigan

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