Job Details


Requisition Number 17-1464
Post Date 9/18/2017
Title SENIOR RESPITE SUPERVISOR
City Rochester
State NY
Status (Full Time/Part Time) FULL TIME
Temporary No
Shift Various
Description Manages assigned site including the selection, supervision, corrective action, and training of staff to ensure quality direct services are provided. Develops and coordinates implementation of individual activity programs. Assist in the operation of the Respite Program to include program development and outreach.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
•Develop and coordinate program activities.
•Responsible for appropriate staffing activities including the selection, supervision, and retention of staff to meet individuals’ needs and service requirements.
•Utilizes and manages available human resources in an effective manner including recommendations regarding staffing patterns, scheduling, placements and other assignments to ensure appropriate program coverage and service needs.
•Responsible for the training and on-going development of staff to ensure and improve quality of care and services.
•Assist in the development of and maintain policies and procedures for programs.
•Serve as liaison between the individual, family, and program.
•Assists in coordination of individual scheduling.
•Maintains all individual records as appropriate.
•Participation in team conferences as appropriate.
•Participates in Program Internal reviews.
•Completes intakes and removals in appropriate manner.
•Safely transports individuals to and from program activities where applicable.
•Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R).
•Complies with all agency policies and procedures.
•Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Responsible for the supervision and development of site staff.
Requirements •18 years of age.
•Valid New York State Driver’s License that meets agency policy.
•Associates degree in Human Services or related area and two years of experience or four years combination of Education and Human Service Experience.
•Completion of Agency Management Training.
•Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
•Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
•Ability to lift and transfer individuals manually and mechanically as required by prescribed program/plan.
•Ability to move, reposition and place individuals in pieces of equipment.
•Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including maintaining Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory guidelines.
•CPR certification required.

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