Day Program Supervisor

The Arc of Carroll County
Westminster, MD
Nov 25, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
Full Time
Description: The mission of The Arc Carroll County is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their individual pursuit of a fulfilling life. We are seeking a Program Supervisor for our Vocational and Day Program and Community Employment Program. These programs strive to maximize independence while building on individual strengths, abilities, preferences, and interests. BENEFITS:Medical, dental and vision insurancePaid time off (Vacation, sick leave)403(b) participation immediately upon hireCredit Union MembershipWorking with fabulous people!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Educate staff on of Employment First strategies while incorporating the Arc's Person-Centered Career Planning Process in the areas of: Discovery, Job Preparation and Exploration, Assisting with resume building, job applications, etc.Provide supervision, direction, performance feedback, and evaluation of staff, both in-house and off-site.Advocate for individuals on caseload assuring quality services (both in programming and transportation).Provide direct supports, as necessary, including transportation.Develop PCPs, attend all team meetings, assuring facilitation.Ensure staff members complete all paperwork as required and ensuring that all staff are properly trained on all systems and using them effectively.Ensure individuals are engaged in meaningful activity throughout the day.Oversight of implementation of individual's daily schedule, enhancing habilitation and community integration.Act as an agency liaison communicating progress, concerns, and needs of individuals to families, caregivers, and other authorized persons or agencies participating in the Interdisciplinary Team.Implement and track Behavior Support Plans as necessary and assist staff on developing strategies for challenging behaviors.Assist in job development. Design natural supports when appropriate to maximize independence. Requirements: Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Education, Sociology, or Vocational Evaluation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.One year of professional experience working with persons with developmental disabilities or experience in human service field. Previous experience in coordinating human service programs preferred.Completion of CPR, First Aid, and other Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and ACRE required trainings within 90 days.Intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software skills. Valid driver's license with no more than 2 current points on record.Clean drug screen and criminal record (The Arc provides programs, services, and direct care to vulnerable adults).PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift/manipulate at least 50 pounds frequently with ability to lift, carry and/or exert force in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally.Ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pulling, and pushing required: Including lifting a wheelchair and repositioning an individual.Ability to transfer individual from a chair to vehicle, bed to chair. Ability to position individual on a sling or Hoyer lift. Adherence to wheelchair securement procedures when transporting.PI195245286

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