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Assistant Director Residential Services

Company: ARC of Ocean County
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

The Arc, Ocean County Chapter Inc. is currently offering a great opportunity to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities! Our agency is in need of an Assistant Director of Residential Services to oversee a group of residential programs that provide direct care to individuals with disabilities and medical needs within Ocean County. The Assistant Director will be responsible for management of 3-6 Residence Managers, approximately 40 staff, and must be able to cooperatively work with the agency Registered Nurses to manage the Nursing staff. The Assistant Director of Residential Services will oversee the management of daily activities within the community residences. They will assist in the development of the Individual Service Plans and participate in Interdisciplinary team meetings for all residents services. The Assistant Director of Residential Services must have effective and positive communication skills in order to interact with staff, families, guardians, funding and regulatory agency personnel, and other outside agencies in order to meet the needs of the individuals served. They will also be responsible for evaluating agency staff, interviewing and making other recruiting recommendations for their programs, creating and overseeing the schedules for each of their community residences. The Assistant Director of Residential Services will participate in the emergency coverage (on-call) rotation for residential programs and may need to be flexible with their hours to meet the needs of the programs. Benefits

Medical, Dental, and FSA Coverage 401k with Agency Match Tuition Reimbursement, Career Advancement Opportunities, and Referral Program Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Paid Training Various Other Supplemental Benefits Requirements The successful candidate will be 18 years of age or older, have a valid New Jersey Drivers License, with no more than five points. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities. A B.A. in Human Services, Special Education or related area is required. This is not an entry level position. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and up to date with vaccine status. Job Requirements:1. - - - Under the guidance of the Director, complete varying tasks associated with managing and overseeing Residential Services. As assigned, assist the Manager/Coordinator in providing overall management of daily activities of residents. Teach skills and guide the personal and social development of each individual resident within the least restrictive environment. Initiate and encourage recreational and social activities. 2. - - - Responsible for the oversight of residential programs; compliance and communication with regulatory agencies. 3. - - - Maintains quality assurance in the programs according to agency and DDD standards for client health and safety. 4. - - - Assist in the development of the Individual Service Plans and annual goals, and participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings for the residents served. - Provide feedback in the development of behavior plans and track progress of individuals receiving services. 5. - - - Participates in on-call system and will keep flexible hours to accommodate the needs of the program. 6. - - - Accurately reports incidents in a timely and comprehensive manner. 7. - - - Maintain current written records and log information relating to the program and individuals of the program. 8. - - - Assist in managing, supervising, monitoring and reporting on program and client expenditures as well as other financial activity as necessary. 9. - - - As assigned, plans for and supports Residence Manager in all phases of staff recruitment; Communicates recommendations to the Director of Residential Services for the recruitment, hiring, evaluation and termination of staff. 10. - Provide a home-like environment for all individuals receiving services. - Ensure the overall health and safety as well as security of the home and residents. 11. - Assist in ensuring that each resident obtains any needed health/medical services, including dental, psychological or pharmaceutical intervention. 12. - Cooperate with all Agency, Department of Human Services, and/or Department of Children and Families staff in any inspection or investigation.

Keywords: ARC of Ocean County, Lakewood , Assistant Director Residential Services, Executive , Lakewood, New Jersey

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