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Adult Services Manager

Company: Judevine Center for Autism
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Do you love working with adults with differing abilities? Are you looking to make a difference in people's lives? We currently have an opening for an Adult Services Manager in the St. Louis, MO area. The Adult Services Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation, evaluation, and oversight of the day program, under the direction and supervision of the Hub Director. The manager is responsible for overseeing a team of direct support professionals with the expectation to provide the highest level of care to day program participants.The Adult Services Manager will:

  • Develop and lead a professionally functioning DSP team that will provide quality care tailored to meet the individual needs of each participant in the day program.
  • Provide leadership, support, mentoring and coaching to all staff within the day program.
  • Train all day program employees to know the routine, policies, and procedures of Judevine.
  • Provide accountability to the day program employees in all individualized support plans (ISPs) and behavior support plans. This includes ensuring that all day program employees have been trained on and signed off on all treatment plans for every individual receiving support in the day program. This also includes monitoring DSPs for accurately following all plans of care and providing coaching as needed.
  • Coordinate and hold monthly meetings for day program employees in order to facilitate open discussion, communication, and sharing of pertinent information.
  • Assure the highest integrity, quality and consistency of services are provided. This includes modeling and coaching to provide optimal care and support for the individuals supported at the day program. This also includes supervising DSPs with deficient performance and utilizing Professional Growth Counseling as needed to promote growth and change in the employee.
  • Ensure the appropriate ratio to individuals supported and day program employee to ensure safety and quality services are always provided. All shifts must be covered by qualified DSPs. The Day Program Manager will need to act as a DSP in the event of a staff shortage.
  • Provide regular, professional, and open communication to families, guardians, and service coordinators to ensure information is shared, as necessary to provide continued quality services and supports.
  • Ensure that documentation is accurate and relevant. This includes monitoring documentation by DSPs to ensure that data is being collected as required and that progress notes are reflective of services and supports provided. This also includes providing regular feedback to DSPs regarding their documentation and providing coaching and re-training as needed.
  • Audit documents and files to ensure they are maintained to policy and standards. Ensure that all consents, ISPs, behavior plans, medication administration records, etc. are up to date, filed appropriately, and maintained in good repair.
  • Ensure the day program is clean and always organized.Requirements:
    • A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, proof of adequate vehicle insurance and a clear driving record.
    • A degree in a human services field is preferred. Minimum requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • The ability to read, write, and communicate effectively and professionally in the English language.
    • At least two years' experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    • The ability to lift/push/pull 25 pounds independently.
    • The ability to perform as a responsible leader to model appropriate skills and motivate others.
    • The ability to do an effective job independently as well as know when to seek assistance from their supervisor and other team members.
    • Dependable and reliable attendance in order to effectively monitor, lead, and coach employees at the day program to ensure quality services and supports are provided consistently.
    • Previous experience working in and supervising a day program.Please note that the salary starts at $44,160 and is commensurate with experience.Judevine Center for Autism does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our agency, please contact us at (314) 384-3957.

Keywords: Judevine Center for Autism, St. Louis , Adult Services Manager, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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