Company: SPECTRUM COMMUNITY SERVICES
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: February 22, 2021
****THIS POSITION IS IN BENTON HARBOR*****GENERAL STATEMENT OF
DUTIES: Teaches Direct Support Staff how to support people with
disabilities, both by example and as outlined in each individual's
Person Centered Plan. Creates positive and supportive teamwork
atmosphere within the home, where all members contribute and are
valued. Provides leadership to the team and to individual staff,
providing support and direction to staff. Manages and promotes the
smooth operation of the home, including maintenance, safe
environment, budget, staff-related issues and vehicle-related
issues. Identifies opportunities for improvement and actively
participates in their implementation. Meets or exceeds program
quality standards and identifies and acts on areas for improvement.
Supports culturally competent recovery-based practices and person
centered planning as a shared decision making process
- Minimum of one (1) year previous experience working with
consumers identified in the admission policy and program
- Minimum of 18 years of age.
- A High School diploma or GED.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate in a positive and
supportive manner and to work effectively with staff, consumers and
- Demonstrated experience in tracking details and managing
multiple tasks and priorities.
- Completion of the personnel hiring requirements specified in
the Conditional Job Offer at the time of hire.
- Three references deemed acceptable to Spectrum.
- Life experiences with diverse racial, ethnic and cultural
backgrounds, including experience with behavioral health issues, is
- Must support a trauma informed culture of safety to aid
consumers in their recovery process. JOB PERFORMANCE
RESPONSIBILITIES: Individual Support 1. Teach Direct Support Staff
how to support people with disabilities, including specific needs
of individuals. 2. Coordinates the specific supplies and equipment
needs of individuals (medical, adaptive equipment). 3. Participates
in individuals' Person Centered Planning. Leads the staff in
implementing the plans and recommending necessary changes to the
plans. 4. Provides safekeeping of individuals funds, including
accurate accounting of all expenditures and monies received. 5.
Assist in providing direct support to individuals in order to role
model for staff and as needed. Teamwork/Leadership 1. In all
interactions, communicates with others in a clear, effective and
respectful manner. 2. Leads and teaches the team through daily
interactions, staff meetings, goal setting and promotion of the
mission. 3. Supports individual staff to improve their skills. This
may involve providing/scheduling training, role modeling,
developing plans for improvement and providing opportunities for
career growth/advancement. 4. Creates a cohesive home/team
environment that is supportive and recognizes the contributions of
all members. 5. Involves all staff in the daily operations of the
home, delegate's responsibilities according to staff strengths.
Operations/Administrative 1. Recruits and makes recommendations for
the hiring of staff for positions within the home. 2. Follows
agency policies and applicable laws regarding all personnel related
issues. 3. Communicates procedures and policies to staff. Conducts
work within these guides. 4. Ensures that documentation of supports
is provided (medications, health care, activities, skill building
programs, financial, etc.). 5. Operates home within budget
parameters. Shares budget information and reports with staff. 6.
Arranges maintenance of home, vehicle and equipment, ensuring they
are safe, clean and inviting. 7. Provides for safe and smooth
operation of home through effective scheduling, routines and
communication. 8. Completes all required reports timely. 9.
Completes all other duties as assigned by Administration. Quality
Improvement 1. Participates in development of Continuous Quality
Improvement plans and makes the plans a part of how work is done
every day. Communicates plans to staff and others, promoting their
goals. 2. Monitor homes outcomes, to see if home is meeting or
exceeding guidelines. 3. Manages home in manner which meets or
exceeds expectation of stakeholders, accreditation and regulatory
bodies (such as CARF, CMH, and AFC Licensing). The successful
candidate must complete a comprehensive background check including
fingerprinting, a MVR (motor vehicle) clearance, a DHHS (Department
of Health and Human Services) Central Registry clearance and a
medical clearance (TB test, drug screen and physical).
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