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Children Services Director in Derwood, MD at Community Options

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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    Derwood, MD
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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.  We believe in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination.

The Children Services Director works with the Executive Director to maintain a high quality program in accordance with the mission statement, state and national office standards, and policies of Community Options Inc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides supervision and support to all Program Managers.
  • Ensures and oversees safe, clean, and adequate living arrangements for residents.
  • Oversee daily operation of residential group homes.
  • Responsible for compliance with state licensing and reporting standards.
  • Ensures accuracy and consistency in agencies fiscal and billing procedures.
  • Recommends any necessary changes in current policy and procedures to the Executive Director.
  • Reviews youth referrals and coordinates admission across all group homes.
  • Assists in the recruitment, hiring, performance review, and termination of residential staff.
  • Conducts staff training programs and general policy and procedures to improve the organization’s service delivery.
  • Oversees all Quality Assurance/Program Improvement activities with a focus on attaining benchmark activities for all Direct Support Professionals.
  • Monitors and manages overtime.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
  • Must be a Child Care Licensed Administrator in Maryland.
  • Must be a Certified Residential Child Care Program Administrator (CRCCPA).
  • Experience working with behavior-challenged children in a group home.
  • Previous supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off after 3 months of employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career/Professional Growth Opportunities including Community Options Leadership Academy Program
  • 403b with Employer Match after 1 year of service
  • Comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental and Supplemental Insurance options.
  • Various Employee Discount Programs

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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