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Group Home Supervisor - Full Time

Company: ChildServe
Location: Johnston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

This role is eligible for a $3000 sign-on bonus!

As a Group Homes Supervisor, you will be responsible for the day to day supervision and 24 hour operation of one ChildServe group home. Responsibilities include overseeing the hiring, training, and performance of staff. You will also monitor overall budget and make sure that the home is compliant with state regulations. Along with the occasional direct care, you will work directly with the families and other professionals to help facilitate and coordinate the children and young adult's individual care plan. This role has potential to move into a Group Homes Lead Supervisor.

About ChildServe Group Homes:

ChildServe's Homes offer 24-hour support and specialized nursing care. The homes offer a comfortable, nurturing environment for children and adults who need round-the-clock supervision or medical care. Our spacious home-like environments, caring staff members, and emphasis on community involvement and recreational activities offer an inviting place for children and young adults with special healthcare needs to enjoy full lives. We offer individualized treatment plans that focus on caring for the whole child. ChildServe's staff members promote skill development, independence, and decision making as appropriate for each child's hopes, dreams, and needs.

When You'll Work:

Generally standard business hours, Monday-Friday with rotating on-call evenings and weekends. 24/7 accountability; therefore, flexible schedule as operational and medical needs present.

What You'll Do

Staffing Responsibilities:

  • Selects and trains the Shift Supervisors and Resident Assistants.
  • Supervises and evaluates assigned staff.
  • Provides effective coaching on opportunities to better support children and young adults.
  • Assures all staff are trained and demonstrate knowledge of 24 hour care supervision for children.
  • Ensure minimum staff to resident ratio.
  • Assist that staff attend all mandatory/required training and participate in on-going development of skills.
  • Monitors house operational budget. Works collaboratively with the Intermediate Care Service Manager and/or the Residential Program Director on budgetary issues.
  • Ensure physical facilities are kept clean and well maintained and that all necessary supplies are available to staff.Care Management:
    • Serves as the resident's primary staff advocate.
    • Partners with the resident's family to the level the family is comfortable with in order to plan the resident's care.
    • Facilitates Individual Program Plan meetings. Utilizes the IPP forum to gather information, share ideas, determine program direction, and partner with families.
    • Ensure that each resident's strengths, needs, and priorities, established by the Interdisciplinary Team, are integrated into each resident's Individual Program Plan.
    • Completes monthly case reviews to ensure proper program implementation and documentation.Program Review:
      • Serves as the liaison to IFMC for residents to ensure certification and to relay appropriate admission and discharge information.
      • Works closely with Department of Inspection and Appeals to ensure program compliance to Federal and State Regulations governing the functioning of ICF.
      • Ensures programs are developed for all identified priority needs.
      • Ensures training on programs in conducted. Provides training on programs as needed.
      • Acts as liaison to educational services for residents.
      • Completes statistical reports as required.What You'll Need
        • Education: Minimum of BA/BS degree in a human service related area.
        • Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in ICF/DD field. Must meet QIDP qualifications. One year of supervisory experience required.
        • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
        • Must be willing/able to become an approved driver for ChildServe.
        • Preferred: Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Medication Manager, or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certifications.
        • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process.Why ChildServe?ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here's why employees love working here:
          • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.
          • We're not your average non-profit. We serve 5600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.
          • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.
          • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we're proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.
          • We're moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.Ready to leave work every day knowing you've made a difference for kids and families? Let's move Forward Together - apply today!

            ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Keywords: ChildServe, Des Moines , Group Home Supervisor - Full Time, Other , Johnston, Iowa

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