RESPITE MANAGER
Opportunity Enterprises, Inc. - Valparaiso, IN

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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Respite Services Manager is a professional person responsible for the growth, development, and operation of the Respite Services Program; hiring, training, and supervision of staff; recruitment of families eligible for program services; and the quality and provision of services to enrolled individuals.

DUTIES

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific Responsibilities of the Respite Services Manager include, but are not limited to the following items:

1.Responsible for oversight of Respite services program, Respite homes, vehicles, maintenance, purchasing of supplies and equipment.

2.Interview, hire, train, discipline, reward, coach and schedule Respite services QDDP/Staff Supervisors and Respite Specialists.

3.Supervise Respite services internships and volunteers.

4.Coordinate and facilitate summer, winter and weekend camps at Respite homes.

5.Establish and manage departmental budgets, goals, objectives, and strategies.

6.Monitor contract utilization and adjust service delivery accordingly.

7.Research new and additional funding sources including grants, similar populations and services.

8.Negotiate and enter into agreements for services with the state and consumer or guardian.

9.Maintain appropriate communication necessary to coordinate services with other departments, families/caregivers, providers and referral sources.

10.Promote the Respite services program to attract and provide services to eligible families by attending local events, create contacts with appropriate parties, and increase services to the greatest number of eligible families within their available funds.

11.Create and update necessary documentation including but not limited to: DSP training materials, QDDP/Staff Supervisor training materials, Parent Handbook, Respite services policies, and marketing/media materials.

12.Coordinate Respite services to ensure the following:
a.Participants receive adequate and quality care while in the program.
b.Families follow policies and protocols for utilizing services.
c.Documentation of quality service provided.
d.Ensuring compliance with agency, departmental, local, state and federal regulations.

13.Ensure complaints from staff, participant, or families are resolved.

14.Perform all duties of a QDDP/Staff Supervisor including:
a.Intervention in emergency situations as well as BDDS/APS documentation.
b.Attend IDT meetings and assist in evaluation and planning of participant objectives.
c.Monitor and report monthly participant goals.
d.Interview, hire, discipline, reward, and coach DSPs.
e.Train DSPs on ISPs, BSPs, Risk Plans, and participant objectives.
f.Schedule DSPs, process timesheets and expense reports.

15.Perform all duties of a Direct Support Professional including:
a.Assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, toileting, feeding, and other activities of daily living, including accessing the community and community activities, meal preparation, serving and clean up, administration of medications, supervision of participant, coordinate activities to ensure a meaningful day.

16.Receive emergency communication during non-traditional work hour times and make decisions with limited information.

17.Will be required to carry an agency cell phone on a rotating basis.

18.Other duties as requested by the Chief Program Officer.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
In addition to the specific responsibilities outlined above, general responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.Communication: The general responsibilities of this position include the ability to communicate & interact with the public, co-workers, other departments, supervisors, state agencies, participants & participant family members.

2.Physical Tasks: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

a.Without assistance, employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds.
b.While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to walk, crawl, sit, stand, stoop, bend, squat, push, pull and have full physical dexterity and agility. Assist with toileting, bathing, feeding and medication on an as needed basis for participants.

3.Tasks and Abilities:
a.Will be required to carry a pager and/or cell phone furnished by the agency.
b.Must be able to work flexible hours and shift work, if needed.
c.Required to receive and make work-related phone calls from home.
d.Must have the ability to read and comprehend documents and procedure manuals.
e.Must have the ability to write routine reports, policies and procedures and correspondence.
f.Must have the ability to calculate and, count, add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractions, decimals and percentages, and understand budgets and financial reports.
g.Must have the ability to complete financial information/reports, as needed.
h.Must have the ability to comprehend, retain and follow oral and written instructions, exercise good judgment, set priorities, concentrate and focus on sensitive materials or items, listen, analyze, problem solve and make decisions.
i.Must be able to self-direct, work without supervision, function in high stress situations, provide instruction/training, and organize.
j.Must be able to make informative and persuasive presentations, negotiate, self-direct, work without supervision, provide instruction/training, direct, and organize.
k.Must demonstrate supervisory skills compatible with the organization.

4.The Respite Services Manager shall assume other responsibilities as requested by the Chief Program Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the specific and general responsibilities satisfactorily. Additionally, the requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience required to perform this job.

1.Required Licenses, Certificates, Degrees and/or Experience
a.Employee must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services or other related field.
b.Two years of supervisory experience.
c.Experience with developmentally disabled population preferred.
d.The employee must possess a valid Driver's License, with a driving record acceptable to Opportunity Enterprises Inc. insurance carrier.

2.Continuing Requirements:
a.24 hours of In-Service required per year.
Specific Responsibilities of the Respite Services Manager include, but are not limited to the following items:

1.Responsible for oversight of Respite services program, Respite homes, vehicles, maintenance, purchasing of supplies and equipment.

2.Interview, hire, train, discipline, reward, coach and schedule Respite services QDDP/Staff Supervisors and Respite Specialists.

3.Supervise Respite services internships and volunteers.

4.Coordinate and facilitate summer, winter and weekend camps at Respite homes.

5.Establish and manage departmental budgets, goals, objectives, and strategies.

6.Monitor contract utilization and adjust service delivery accordingly.

7.Research new and additional funding sources including grants, similar populations and services.

8.Negotiate and enter into agreements for services with the state and consumer or guardian.

9.Maintain appropriate communication necessary to coordinate services with other departments, families/caregivers, providers and referral sources.

10.Promote the Respite services program to attract and provide services to eligible families by attending local events, create contacts with appropriate parties, and increase services to the greatest number of eligible families within their available funds.

11.Create and update necessary documentation including but not limited to: DSP training materials, QDDP/Staff Supervisor training materials, Parent Handbook, Respite services policies, and marketing/media materials.

12.Coordinate Respite services to ensure the following:
a.Participants receive adequate and quality care while in the program.
b.Families follow policies and protocols for utilizing services.
c.Documentation of quality service provided.
d.Ensuring compliance with agency, departmental, local, state and federal regulations.

13.Ensure complaints from staff, participant, or families are resolved.

14.Perform all duties of a QDDP/Staff Supervisor including:
a.Intervention in emergency situations as well as BDDS/APS documentation.
b.Attend IDT meetings and assist in evaluation and planning of participant objectives.
c.Monitor and report monthly participant goals.
d.Interview, hire, discipline, reward, and coach DSPs.
e.Train DSPs on ISPs, BSPs, Risk Plans, and participant objectives.
f.Schedule DSPs, process timesheets and expense reports.

15.Perform all duties of a Direct Support Professional including:
a.Assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, toileting, feeding, and other activities of daily living, including accessing the community and community activities, meal preparation, serving and clean up, administration of medications, supervision of participant, coordinate activities to ensure a meaningful day.

16.Receive emergency communication during non-traditional work hour times and make decisions with limited information.

17.Will be required to carry an agency cell phone on a rotating basis.

18.Other duties as requested by the Chief Program Officer.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
In addition to the specific responsibilities outlined above, general responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.Communication: The general responsibilities of this position include the ability to communicate & interact with the public, co-workers, other departments, supervisors, state agencies, participants & participant family members.

2.Physical Tasks: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

a.Without assistance, employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds.
b.While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to walk, crawl, sit, stand, stoop, bend, squat, push, pull and have full physical dexterity and agility. Assist with toileting, bathing, feeding and medication on an as needed basis for participants.

3.Tasks and Abilities:
a.Will be required to carry a pager and/or cell phone furnished by the agency.
b.Must be able to work flexible hours and shift work, if needed.
c.Required to receive and make work-related phone calls from home.
d.Must have the ability to read and comprehend documents and procedure manuals.
e.Must have the ability to write routine reports, policies and procedures and correspondence.
f.Must have the ability to calculate and, count, add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractions, decimals and percentages, and understand budgets and financial reports.
g.Must have the ability to complete financial information/reports, as needed.
h.Must have the ability to comprehend, retain and follow oral and written instructions, exercise good judgment, set priorities, concentrate and focus on sensitive materials or items, listen, analyze, problem solve and make decisions.
i.Must be able to self-direct, work without supervision, function in high stress situations, provide instruction/training, and organize.
j.Must be able to make informative and persuasive presentations, negotiate, self-direct, work without supervision, provide instruction/training, direct, and organize.
k.Must demonstrate supervisory skills compatible with the organization.

4.The Respite Services Manager shall assume other responsibilities as requested by the Chief Program Officer.

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