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Direct Support Professional Lead Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 5671349
Location: York, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 11/11/2016
Wage: 13.05/hr. to start Category: Social Services
Job Code:

Job Description:
Essential Functions:

1. Supervision of residential direct care staff, including support, training & evaluation of staff, with personnel issues directed to the Residential Director or Associate Director, Residential Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Human Resources Director. Assists with hiring and other changes in status. Recommend discipline. Assists in the review of employee appeals through complaint procedure. Assists with reviewing variances to schedules.

2. Provide ongoing direct supervision of all individuals in the program. This includes ensuring their immediate concerns and needs are dealt with in a timely, orderly, caring, manner with an emphasis on quality. Management will be made aware of serious problems in a timely manner. Responsible for awareness of each person's health needs, scheduling of appointments as necessary, apply knowledge of emergency procedures and medication administration as needed. Run necessary appointments and complete follow through.

3. Responsible for program site management & supervision including upkeep and
Furnishings including furniture, vehicle, walls, flooring, etc.

4. Responsible for budgetary issues in coordination with the Residential Associate Director.

5. Act as a liaison with families, other providers, York/Adams Mental Health-Mental Retardation, neighbors, case management, and day program

6. Responsible to promote/support meaningful lifestyles of each individual through person centered planning, Individual Support Plan process and related programming.

7. Responsible to insure that agency policies and residential and fiscal regulations are followed within the assigned residential site(s). Protect interests of employees and the company in accordance with company policies, governmental laws, and regulations.

8. Determine, recommend, & implement employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.

9. Participate in community activities, events, and speaking engagements for the promotion of a positive image of the agency.

10. Preparation of required or requested reports, forms, or correspondence. Directs the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out functions of the residential site(s)

11. Responsible for individual programming (coordinating and attending meetings, writing goals, implementing programming as necessary)

12. Responsible for meeting annual objectives as determined jointly by the residential team. Assist in the process of organizational planning including performance appraisal programs, company safety & health programs. Monitors for effectiveness and cost containments.

13. Coordination with Residential Management for overall company goals

14. Keeps supervisor informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of objectives, and those that are not being addressed adequately at the direct care level.

15. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the job including lifting and transferring. Must be able to use a hoyer lift. Must be able to bend, twist, stoop, and lift repeatedly.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Casual Dress

Company Profile:
The Shadowfax Corporation is a private, nonprofit human service agency founded in 1985 to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing high quality and caring services throughout York County.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Roberta McDanel Company Type: Employer
City: York
State: Pennsylvania
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