Category: Group Homes Wage:
Up To $15.75
Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people who are just like you! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilties and mental illness. We are seeking a qualified and caring person to work as a Team Leader and Direct Support Professional in Wall, NJ. Great opportunity for those with hospitality or service backgrounds.
Performs all the functions of a Team Leader and directly manages the day to day services provided at a group home, assists the Program Coordinator with training and is responsible for ensuring quality of services provided and the health and safety of the individuals served.
Collect and disseminate forms and agency information as delegated by PC.
Assist with training and monitoring.
Directly responsible to develop and manage staffing schedule in accordance with the Ratio’s laid out in each individual’s Individual Plan.
Responsible for ensuring that the individual’s home is safe, clean and in good repair.
Help collect and manage individual’s financial information; IE COH
Be sure that Active Treatment is being implemented per individual’s IP.
Assist in monitoring individual’s health care needs
Monitor proper diet, meal planning and shopping.
Ensure that monthly safety fire drills are conducted and documented.
Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.
Maintain documentation, certification and training as required to comply with federal, state and program requirements and standards.
Be available 24/7 except for day/ weekend off, must arrange another team lead to cover when off.
Be available for State Surveys in assigned homes.
Attending Team Leader Meetings bi-weekly/Assigned House staff meeting monthly
Reasonable suspicion of a crime against a Benchmark resident must be reported to the Regional Director and/or Law Enforcement as directed.
Other duties as assigned.
Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.
Report to work as scheduled.
Assist with the following duties:
Writing of goals and preparation of goal sheets
Planning, scheduling and follow-through of doctor appointments
Assisting in crisis situations
Meeting with diagnostic and evaluation team
Review and checking in medications
Assist with medical emergencies
Responsible for coordinating staffing coverage, must work if no staff is located
Train new employees
Complete home observations
Monitor in home client spending money and staff petty cash
Cash checks and make deposits if applicable
Complete paper work for grocery bills
Valid driver’s license
At least 2 years experience working with people with ID/DD preferred
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
Some experience in supervision preferred but not required.
Valid CPR and First Aid
Health and Dental Insurance
401k with Company match
Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Various Shifts and Locations
Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers
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