Group Home Director

US-MA-Barre
2 weeks ago
Stetson
450300
Job Code
735.1
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
11810
Schedule
Monday through Friday on call required

Overview

The Group Home Director is responsible for providing supervison to treatment team staff including direct supervison of management staff and oversight of supervison for direct care staff. S/he evaulates, coordinates, and directs the treatment milieu and services provided to students. She ensure that regulatory standards are met and that policies and procedures are operationalized. S/he functions as an integral member of the Administrative Team.

Responsibilities

Standards of Care:
Promotes the consistent achievement of Stetson School standards of care on the team.
Ensures a safe and therapetuic milieu is provided at all times.
Ensures that all staff model and demonstrate care giver qualities that treat all students with dignity and respect.
Promotes staff interventions that support the Stetson School's ACORN approach.
Ensures that team staff work within the Family Engagement model, and treat all family members and vistors with dignity and respect.
Ensures that telephone and mail contact with family or other identified supportive adults in accordance with the individual service plan and program rules and standards.
Prevents interactions that are not sanctioned within the rules, practices, and policies of Stetson School.
Prevents actions and disparaging comments that may be considered horseplay, roughhousing, and/or derogatory comments and demaning gestures.
Monitors staff to student interactions including professional boundaries, and responds to any concerns according to program procedures.
Acts as a role model and reinforcecs pro-social behaviors and students and staff.

Additional Responsibilities

Leadership, meetings and communcation management, staff resource and development, residential programming, policy and procedure oversight, health and safety, documentation and reporting, service delivery/therapeutic planning, and licensing regulations.

 

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, drive; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and on occasion stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must occasionally list and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, and depth perception. The employee is required to rermain awake and alert while on duty.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in human service management, clinical, social work, counseling, or related fields; and four to ten years related experience and/or training in sex offender treatment and/or residential management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of collaborative, team oriented management styles, interdisciplinary teams, treatment planning, employment laws, regulations, policies and ethical concerns relating to confidentiality, reporting risk management, youth participation and confrontation, juvenile court systems, social systems, legal paramets, therapeutic/legal interace and variouus theories of sexual deviance.

Requires a valid driver's license.
MAP certification required.

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