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Community Support Manager in Evesham Township, NJ at Community Options

Date Posted: 3/11/2018

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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.

We are in search of a qualified Community Support Manager to ensure best practices are used to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible. The ideal candidate must be able to conduct trainings in a public setting, exercise patience, have flexibility, and effectively respond to crisis situations.

Job Duties Include:

  • Manage the Community Support Staff’s performance and completes staff evaluations.
  • Responsible for scheduling Direct Support Professionals and covering shifts, as necessary.
  • Monitors and schedules required staff trainings, seminars, and conferences.
  • Monitor and maintain residential budget to ensure overtime stays within guidelines.
  • Monitors fiscal, medical, personal, and IHP documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Monitors and schedules house and vehicle maintenance.
  • Works to maintain the consumer’s finances and monitor the health and report on the medical needs of each individual.
  • Serves as an active member of each person’s Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT), which includes involvement in Individual Habilitation Plan development.
  • Submits monthly written reports to the appropriate individuals outlining operational status, progress, and concerns.
  • Prepares progress reports for consumer's immediate support group, including their family and/or guardian, staff, employment specialist, case manager, and other professionals including monthly and Quarterly reviews.
  • Comply with all internal and state regulations and participates in all inspections and investigations.
  • On call, 24 hours a day - in case of an emergency, in cooperation with other management staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and/or Assistant Executive Director.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field with 1 year experience in Home Community Based Service or related field, or
    • High School Diploma/GED with 2 years’ experience in related field, in lieu of degree
  • Knowledge and understanding of local regulatory agency operations.
  • Understanding of community-based support for persons with disabilities.
  • Experience with behaviors and behavior plans.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Valid driver's license

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty)
  • Frequent lifting, stretching, and other physical exertion during positioning of consumers or equipment.
  • May assist with wheelchair transfer of non-ambulatory participants.
  • While performing the duties of the job, employee travels by automobile, and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to various medical conditions and communicable diseases.
  • Work will take place in the community and in the homes.

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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