The Assistant Area Director position requires that the individual perform all functions related to the approval of prospective Shared Living Caregivers; maintain approval for all candidates on an ongoing basis; assist the Area Director in identifying appropriate matches as well as working with the Shared Living team throughout the placement process; participate as a member of the SL Team;
provide case management to one-half case load or as directed by Area Director or AVP.
This position is responsible for initial and ongoing approval of SL Caregivers and related responsibilities as identified by AVP.
The position is additionally responsible for on-going recruitment efforts to find and qualify new Shared Living Caregivers.
This position will be will be required to maintain Training Certification for CPR/First Aid and participate in on-going training courses.
To Recruit & Screen potential Shared Living Caregivers.
To prepare and disseminate all associated documentation to potential Shared Living Caregivers and coordinate orientation and required trainings.
To maintain accurate and up-to-date records relative to assigned tasks, (including case managers, provider training records, completed applications, screening documentation and completed home studies.)
To work in partnership with Assistant Vice President, Area Director (and the SHF Development office) to assist with marketing and recruitments efforts.
To become an active team member in addressing area emergency services for individuals in crisis and during transition to new home environment.
To work in partnership with the SHFS Area Director coordinating the training of potential Shared Living Caregivers in all of the SHFS, Inc. required identified trainings.
To work in partnership with the Caregiver Trainer, Area Directors and AVP to provide ongoing training of SL Caregivers.
Participate in supporting SL Caregivers through internal and external compliance reviews (CARF/QUEST.)
To attend regularly scheduled area team and shared living team meetings offering updates as required.
Bachelor's degree required, with two (2) years of experience working within the Shared Living service delivery system or related field.
Valid Driver’s License required.