• Community Habilitation Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
    Job ID
    2018-4512
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operational Management
  • Overview

    The Community Habilitation program provides support and assistance to individuals to help them become more independent when performing activities of daily living and community integration.  By providing support and assistance it allows the individuals to achieve their valued outcomes. Habilitation services are designed to develop skills in order to increase an individual’s level of independence. The Habilitation services that the Community Habilitation program is responsible for organizing and implementing includes but is not limited to: training, supervision, or assistance related to communication skills, interpersonal skills, socialization, mobility, community transportation/travel training skills, problem solving skills, money management, life safety skills, etc. Services are primarily community based and revolve around volunteer and recreational opportunities. The Community Habilitation program is responsible for fostering and maintaining an environment that promotes the health and safety of all persons served and must abide all agency policies, procedures, mission, vision, etc.

    Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Operations Director, the Community Habilitation Supervisor is responsible for the management and operations of the staff and individuals on their caseload in the Community Habilitation Program.  This includes but is not limited to: supervision, training, and oversight of the Community Habilitation Specialists, recruit staff, oversight of the individuals on their caseload (i.e. creating their goals, attending any meetings for the individuals, providing assistance, training, and guidance in areas of need i.e. behavioral), attending all required meetings for those on their caseload, completing meet and greets, creating the res-hab plan, maintaining individuals information and collecting updated documentation for the program's records, meeting with staff monthly to review and collect billing documentation, assisting in the coordination of the Annual and Semi Annual review process and planning, and advocating for the needs of the individuals. The Community Habilitation Supervisor will  focus and guide their staff on how to run the individuals goals, provide community integration & volunteer opportunities, utilization of resources within the community, as well as perform other duties assigned.

    Qualifications

    • At least 1 year of supervisory experience
    • Experience working with individuals diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Must have abilit to be flexible and work in a team environment
    • Must have a willingness to be on call
    • Valid NYS Driver License and meets the criteria to be a valid agency driver
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills a must
    • Computer skills
    • Must be able to be reached by phone and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business if needed

     

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