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Assistant Residential Director / 3pm - 11pm / Full

Company: Gateways To Change Inc.
Location: Cranston
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGateways to Change is a non-profit agency providing services to adults with developmental and physical disabilities in residential and community settings.We are looking for a dedicated and committed Assistant Director who initiate skills, follow through on recommendations of administrators and consultants; organizational skills of development of schedules, filing, ordering supplies, inventory, management of petty cash, supervisory skills, communication skills, program development skills of writing goals, objectives, setting up teaching programs, and analyses of data, good observation skills, even temperament.Work Schedule:Forty (40) hours per week, second shift including weekend, availability by telephone or beeper during non-work hoursSPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To create, adapt, and maintain daily and weekly schedule of staff and consumer activities, to insure that all programs recommended are carried out, that sufficient staff are scheduled, and that staff use their time conducting agency business.
  • To provide direct instruction to consumers (as described on the Community Support Staff Job Description), and model teaching and intervention techniques developed and recommended by the treatment team.
  • To conduct/arrange and document staff training for all residential staff in the areas of Human Rights, Behavior Management, First Aid, Administration of Medication, Detecting Illness and Dysfunction, Communicable Diseases, Sexuality, Normalization, Data Taking, and Household Systems.PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARD CLIENTS AND FAMILIES:
    • Demonstrates respect and a caring attitude toward clients
    • Maintains confidentiality of clients and programs
    • Communicates pertinent information on clients' needs and programs to team members
    • Effectively communicates with residential staff to ensure needs of clients are met and to ensure quality service delivery
    • Effectively communicates with families to ensure quality service delivery
    • Takes appropriate action on family/program concerns that have been communicatedPROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARD TEAM MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY:
      • Interacts positively with staff members
      • Interacts positively with resource and consultant staff
      • Interacts positively with supervisory staff, accepting constructive feedback and takes action based on this feedback
      • Actively participates in directors meetings and trainings, when requested
      • Works cooperatively with all team members and follows through on recommendations
      • Exhibits professional demeanor in language, dress and behavior
      • Effectively interacts with people in the community (e.g., job sites, field trips, other programs), conveying a positive attitude toward the agency and clients
      • Follows established staff procedures as described in the Policies and Procedures ManualPROGRAMMING RESPONSIBILITIES:Developing Programs - ISPs
        • Assists Director in completing the ISP process
        • Assists Director in collecting annual reports from professionals in other disciplines (speech and language, physical therapy, or director of psychological services) in a timely manner
        • Models teaching programs from goals and objectives and develops system for collecting data and monitoring progress for each areaREQUIREMENTS:
          • Some college in Human Services
          • One year working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities
          • Must have a valid driver's license and existing insurance, registrations & inspection
          • Must provide a criminal background check with no disqualifying offenses
          • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skillsBENEFITS:We offer a competitive benefit packages for full-time & part time employees including:
            • Competitive Salary
            • Healthcare and dental insurance
            • Vacation, Personal & Sick time off
            • Weekend and holiday differential pay
            • 401K
            • Life insurance
            • Tuition Stipend
            • Mileage ReimbursementPlease come to our main office at 1060 Park Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island or for your convenience you can start the application process by going to our website and fill out an application at:

Keywords: Gateways To Change Inc., Cranston , Assistant Residential Director / 3pm - 11pm / Full, Executive , Cranston, Rhode Island

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