1. Provide supervision to all Shift Supervisors with regard to all related duties.
2. Ensure the safety of residents and coworkers.
3. Report all serious incidents and daily activity to the Shelter Supervisor.
4. Assist with the development of shift schedules and staff assignments.
5. Ensure adequate staff coverage for your assigned shift.
6. Ensure adequate living conditions in the shelter, including but not limited to cleanliness.
7. Monitor, coordinate and delegate daily shelter operations related tasks as needed throughout the shift.
8. Maintain all documentation in accordance with ORR requirements, state licensing standards, funding source requirements, BCFS policies/procedures, and all accreditation body requirements.
9. Ensure the timely completion of all documentation required for this position as well as the documentation required by Shelter Supervisors and Direct Care staff.
10. Coordinate and supervise residents during off-campus recreational activities when necessary.
11. Solicit and give constructive feedback to Direct Care staff with regard to work habits, communication and safety.
12. Provide and/or coordinate transportation for residents using agency vehicles.
13. Monitor the proper dispensing of medications, particularly on overnight shifts.
14. Mentor and assist new hires and coworkers during general observation training period. Some driving required.
15. Perform as a member of a multi disciplinary team.
16. Observe all agency policies and procedures.
17. Supervise Shift Supervisors and Direct Care Staff. Provide consultation, feedback, evaluation, motivation and direction to staff.
18. Implements residential program to ensure compliance with State licensing and contract standards of regulating/accrediting bodies.
19. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, terminating and disciplining Direct Care Staff and Shift Supervisors.
20. Ensures that staff documentation regarding the residents is completed appropriately and in a timely manner.
21. Completes and maintains monthly schedules for staff working in the shelter.
22. Conducts staff meetings, communicates with staff on an ongo
Education: High School Diploma (prefer some college).
Experience: A minimum of two years employment experience in the child welfare field working with children and/or adolescents in a residential setting. At least 6 months experience working with emotionally disturbed children in a residential setting. Two or more years providing supervision to others.
Supervises: Supervise Direct Care Staff and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC's) and set appropriate behavioral limits. The Shelter Supervisor is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with program guidelines and sound professional judgment.
1. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in Spanish and English languages, required.
2. Possess knowledge and proficiency in Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behavior techniques.
3. Basic proficiency utilizing personal computers, including basic word-processing and menu driven applications.
4. Ability to use up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or a small amount of force continuously to move objects.
5. Work may deal with areas such as preparing and reading data and figures and visual inspection involving small details. Visual work is primarily close to the observer. Depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near the observer.
6. Training and/or experience in direct service delivery, supervisory management, program development, evaluation, and budget preparation.
7. Ability to perform moderately difficult manipulation such as writing, typing, foot- and hand-eye coordination required.
8. Ability to walk frequently; occasionally stand for prolonged periods of time; occasionally required to squat, climb stairs, kneel and twist; sit for prolonged periods of time.
9. Ability to receive verbal instructions, answer phones, etc. with some background noise.
10. Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
11. Ability to organize, and prioritize duties and responsibilities efficiently.
12. Maintains current license/certification/training in Texas.
13. Maintains CPR/First Aid certification, if applicable.
14. Possess sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
15. Presents and maintains professional appearance and demeanor; adheres to dress code of position/work area.
16. Is courteous to all clients, visitors, and staff.
17. Ability to work under minimal supervision; exercise judgment and maintain confidentiality.
18. Ability to supervise others and hold others accountable for work assigned.
19. Possess a valid driver's license and have an excellent driving record.
20. Have a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.
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