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Company: Keystone Human Services
Location: Waterbury, CT
Career Level: Director
Industries: Nonprofit Organization Management

Description

Key Human Services, Inc. creates opportunities for men, women and children with disabilities to grow and make meaningful life choices and provides assistance in finding home, health, friends, work and a presence in their communities.  Key Human Services is seeking Program Directors to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Program Director is responsible for management of daily operations of one or more Community Living Arrangement residential home(s) and supervision of program staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Supervise all aspects of program operations including the physical site, staff, and individuals supported
  • Provide leadership within the program, assuring high quality services are provided and consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Key Human Services
  • Assist with the coordination, writing and implementation of Individual Support Plans to meet the needs of the people supported, including care and services from other agencies
  • Hire, manage and mentor program staff including scheduling, timesheets, performance, and training
  • Collect and analyze quality data for use in program and through the organization
  • Provide direct care and coverage when needed with on-call responsibilities for emergency situations
  • Timely and accurately submit all fiscal, personnel, and programmatic paperwork;
  • Attend and participate in all required meetings, appointments, conferences, agency events, etc.
  • Ensure compliance of relevant regulations, policies, and procedure to maintain licensure and quality assurance goals
  • Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee)

Position Details:

  • Pay rate is $24.00 per hour
  • Full-time positions available
  • Great work environment, excellent benefits, career development and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive benefits package available to Full-time and Part-time employees

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; College degree is preferred (degrees and/or credits earned outside of the United States must be evaluated for equivalency)
  • Valid Connecticut driver's license with a five year clean driving history
  • A minimum of 5 years of related work/education experience in human services, including at least 1 year of management/supervisory experience
  • Reliable vehicle with valid automobile insurance
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification and Medication Administration certification preferred
  • Demonstrated reliable and consistent work history

Program Director IFS

Key Human Services, Inc. creates opportunities for men, women and children with disabilities to grow and make meaningful life choices and provides assistance in finding home, health, friends, work and a presence in their communities.  Key Human Services is seeking Program Directors to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Program Director is responsible for management of daily operations of one or more Supported Living Program or Community Residential Services home(s) and supervision of program staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate, prioritize and schedule supports for individuals in the program
  • Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and when necessary, provide progressive supervision to program staff
  • Develop a staffing schedule which assures that sufficient, appropriately qualified and adequately trained personnel are available to meet the needs of the individuals being served
  • Monitor program budget and subordinate staff time records
  • Administer the finances of the program as related to scheduling, maintenance of a cash advance, monitoring the appropriateness of receipts submitted for reimbursement, petty cash and the security of each person's personal funds
  • Prepare program reports and statistical data as required
  • Coordinate program operations in a manner which facilitates each person's maximum growth towards independence
  • Develop, plan in implement a program to maximize the use of generic community services
  • Serve as a program liaison to DDS, family, friends and guardians of those served in the program
  • Effectively involve people using services, their families, relevant others and staff in planning and decision making
  • Attend/chair regular program staff meetings
  • Attend Management staff meetings
  • Assist individuals in securing a place to live, and ascertain that each residence is properly maintained, and has adequate furnishings

Position Details:

  • Pay rate is $24.00 per hour
  • Full-time positions available
  • Great work environment, excellent benefits, career development and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive benefits package available to Full-time and Part-time employees

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; College degree is preferred (degrees and/or credits earned outside of the United States must be evaluated for equivalency)
  • Valid Connecticut driver's license with a five year clean driving history
  • A minimum of 5 years of related work/education experience in human services, including at least 1 year of management/supervisory experience
  • Reliable vehicle with valid automobile insurance
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to provide on-call coverage
  • Ability to transport others in privately maintained vehicle
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification and Medication Administration certification preferred
  • Demonstrated reliable and consistent work history

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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