The Assistant Home Supervisor answers directly to the Home Supervisor. The Assistant Home Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Home Supervisor to assure that all aspects of consumer care, staff supervision and home operations are in compliance with the policies, procedures and standards of C.S.C.S.,Michigan DHS, the Michigan DCH, CARF and when applicable, Special Certification. Additionally, the Assistant Home Supervisor is responsible for any and all other duties, assigned or delegated, by the Home Supervisor, the Program Coordinator and/or the Executive Director.
Formally recognizes the accomplishments of others when they display character traits valued by the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Central State Community Services, Inc. embraces an employment environment that promotes Individuals’ recovery and discovery, a Person-Centered approach to treatment/services and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment.
A. Physical examination including pre-employment and annual Tb tests.
B. Ability to relate with sensitivity to others.
C. Evidence of emotional maturity and stability.
D. Physical stamina including the ability to lift and support consumers as necessary. (Minimum lift requirement 90 lbs.)
E. Ability to recognize and record significant individual and group behavior.
F. Ability to supervise staff to meet the needs of the consumers and to maintain an orderly home environment.
G. Direct care experience and/or related training and education.
H. Attend trainings and pass exams (tests) as required.
I. Copy of valid and unrestricted Michigan Driver’s License.
J. Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
K. Three or more positive references.
L. Evidence of ability to handle crisis situations with calmness and objectivity.
M. Complete and meet the requirements of a criminal history check.
1. Provide direct supervision of staff on second shift specifically and any other shift as needed.
2. Assist the Home Supervisor to provide 24 hour on call emergency availability to home staff.
3. Complete data collection and review daily. Report omissions or errors to the Home Supervisor immediately.
4. Provide personal care services and assistance to consumers, according to their Person Centered Plans.
5. Assure appropriate medication distribution. Report omissions or errors to the Home Supervisor immediately.
6. Model and monitor active treatment and implementation of Person Centered Plans.
7. Assist consumers with lifting, transferring, and personal care.
8. Conduct and participate in trainings PRN.
9. Complete monthly safety check reports.
10. Temporarily assume, at the request of the Home Supervisor, Program Coordinator or Executive Director, the duties and responsibilities of the Home Supervisor.
11. All other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Home Supervisor, Program Coordinator or Executive Director.
12. Safety Coordinator responsibilities
a. Monthly Safety Checklist due to Midland Administrative office by the 5th of each month
b. Monthly Vehicle Safety Checklist due to Midland ADMIN office by the 5th of each month
c. In-house safety check on a weekly basis:
1. Bedrooms: Check outlets, light fixtures, furniture, closets, window coverings and floors for safety
2. Bathrooms: Check toilets, faucets, tubs/showers, shower mats/rugs (nonskid backing intact)
3. Living areas: Check outlets, light fixtures, furniture, closets, TV, and recycle old magazines and
4. Kitchen: Check cupboards for food supply, temps in fridge and freezers; flooring for flaws
5. Laundry Area: Check and clean dryer vent, ling trap in dryer, detergent/bleach properly stored, machines functioning properly
6. Check all light fixtures in and outside of the home for obstructions (bugs, birds, nests, etc.)
7. Check ER bag (attach list of supplies): Update individual data as needed
8. All walk-ways unobstructed inside and out (ice-melt when icy)
9. Van safety checklist on a weekly basis:
a. Check lights: headlights, brake lights, tail lights, and blinkers
b. Check all seatbelts and tie downs are functional
c. Check tires: Visually inspect for flaws, cracks, check air pressure (know what the normal air pressure is); get tires inflated as needed
d. Make sure interior of van is cleaned weekly
e. Check ER bag for needed supplies and update individual data as needed (blood borne pathogen kits, van book, etc.)
Directly supervises two to twelve employees at the assigned work site. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in the absences of Home Supervisor in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to supervise staff to meet the needs of the consumers and to maintain an orderly home environment for them. Minimum of one year of direct care experience with the population to be served and/or related training and education.
- Physical examination including pre-employment and annual Tb tests.
- Ability to relate with sensitivity to others.
- Evidence of emotional maturity and stability.
- Physical stamina including the ability to lift and support consumers as necessary. (Minimum lift requirement 90 lbs.)
- Ability to recognize and record significant individual and group behavior.
- Attend trainings and pass exams (tests) as required.
- Copy of valid and unrestricted Michigan Driver’s License.
- Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Three or more positive references.
- Evidence of ability to handle crisis situations with calmness and objectivity.
- Ability to maintain and record expenditures as well as accounting for and safeguarding funds, valuables and confidential materials.
- Complete and meet the requirements of a criminal history check.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
A valid Michigan driver’s license is required as well as current insurance as required by the State of Michigan.
A felony/misdemeanor background search with MILT and IChat is performed. Searches of the Office of Investigator General (OIG), Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS), the Sex Offender Registry and the Nurse Aid Registry are also performed. Results can affect employment status.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and if working with an individual, who is non-ambulatory, up to 90 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals such as household cleaners, and outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.