• Support Advocate / Awake Overnight (64.1)

    Job Locations US-MA-Leicester
    Posted Date 15 hours ago(7/17/2018 3:23 PM)
    Affiliate
    SHCS
    Company Code
    301123
    Job Code
    64.1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
    13585
    Schedule
    Sunday 8a-9p, Monday 2p-10p, Tuesday 3p-10p, Wednesday 3p-10p = 35 hrs. Mandatory staff meeting 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, 1p-3p.
  • Overview

    In conjunction with the Residence Director provides supervision of direct care staff and individuals. Together with the Residence Director this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of assigned residential program with the goal of providing quality residential supports and maintaining the physical well being of individuals utilizing the program. Responsible for the efforts of the SHCS Residential Team.

    Responsibilities

    To participate and or conduct required intake meetings in order to assess the specific support needs.

    With the individual and family’s direction, develop activities that will interest the individual(s).

    To maintain proper record keeping procedures including FTS data entry.

    To follow subsidiary policies and procedures regarding scheduling, addressing crisis situations and communicating appropriate general information.

    Responsible for the nightly operation of assigned program in accordance with all policies and procedures set forth by SHFS, SHF, and all federal and/or state licensing agency regulations which we are required to follow.

    Responsible for completing facility maintenance inspections and safety audits and routine cleaning programs.

    To manage and maintain accurate house accounts, individual account activity and scheduling procedures.

    To complete orientation, as well as attend all in-service training’s, as required to meet job expectations and DMR requirements.

    In conjunction with the Residence Director, will assist with the hiring and orientation of assigned staff and volunteers.

    To facilitate teamwork between all team members via open communication and sharing of programmatic duties.

    To attend program staff meetings and supervision as scheduled.

    To attend supervision meetings with the Residence Director.

    To participate in the evaluation of program services.

    To coordinate and assure compliance of Quality of Life Area’s as outlined by OUTCOMES to include; *People are valued, *People’s rights are affirmed, *Peoples rights are protected, *People are understood, People make choices in their everyday lives, * People are the primary decision makers in their lives, *People accomplish their goals, * People have autonomy, *People grow through life experiences, *People are safe at home and work, *People are free from harm, *People maintain good health and *Peoples funds are safeguarded.

    Qualifications

    Minimum of two (2) years experience working with individuals with disabilities. Experience in residential program service delivery with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage multiply tasks; needs to be at least eighteen (18) years of age. First Aid, CPR and CPI Certifications required. Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.  High school diploma or equivalent.

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