Direct Care Supervisor I
Tempe, AZ 
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Job Description

DIrect Care Supervisor I- (Tempe) 1729

Job Purpose:

Ensure safety and
hygiene of assigned members and supervise staff ensuring quality care and
vendor agreement specifications are met.

Essential Functions (Major Duties and
Responsibilities):

Provide physical
assistance with mobility, positioning, feeding, and self-help skills to
consumers.

Monitor and record
consumer’s progress, provide input, and effectively implement consumer ISP
goals and objectives.

Supervise and train
staff in data collection, ISP objectives, consumer care and positioning,
medical concerns, and current medication needs of the consumers, etc.

Attend ISPs and assist
in the routine monthly and quarterly staff and consumer reports and complete
other documentation as needed, i.e., incident reports, medication error reports,
etc.

Create fun and exciting
learning activities, supporting and/or developing necessary tools needed for
learning.

Maintain a safety and
clean environment.

Communicates with
parents, guardians, group home supervisors and other stakeholders regarding any
concerns related to consumers.

All employees are
required to perform the following essential functions:
demonstrate predictable, reliable and timely
attendance; follow written and verbal directions and complete assigned tasks on
schedule; read, write and communicate in English; communicate in-person and by
telephone, cell phone, email or text message in accordance with TCH policy;
learn from directions, observations and mistakes; apply procedures using good
judgment; work independently, or as part of a team; interact appropriately with
others; and work with supervision, receiving instructions/feedback,
coaching/counseling and/or corrective action.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Adheres to all policies
and procedures.

Completes and maintains
required trainings.

Develops and maintains
effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, management,
vendors and others associated with the organization.

Interprets
and ensures self and subordinate employees are in compliance with company and
department policies and laws.

Manages
employees and team performance; provides new employee orientation; trains
and/or provides adequate training for employees; coaches, counsels and
motivates employees; evaluates employees performance; investigates complaints
and/or performance concerns; implements disciplinary action, as needed, and in
consultation with Human Resources.

Manages
and ensures effective employee/labor relations; creates an ethical,
non-discriminatory and safe work environment; establishes effective
communication lines/methods; identifies and solves employee problems; manages
conflict; responds to grievances.

Approves
leave and overtime; completes/reviews and signs time sheets.

Performs
all other reasonable duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

High
school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum
of two (2) years’ experience providing direct care for individuals with
disabilities.

Obtain
and maintain current First Aid / CPR, Article 9, and Prevention and Support
certifications.

Must
be at least 21years of age; have a current AZ Driver’s License and clear
39-month driving record.

Must
be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Must
have a passion for involvement in a non-profit organization, serving
individuals with disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong
interpersonal skills, ability to communicate (verbally and in writing), and
manage, at all levels within the organization.

Strong
problem solving and creative skills, and the ability to exercise independent
sound judgment and make decisions on accurate and timely analysis; ability to
respond effectively in emergency situations.

Ability
to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Ability
to handle job stress and work effectively with others in the workplace.

Ability
to build a positive relationship with consumers, co-workers, and families/guardians

Knowledge
of behavior modification, habilitation, and therapeutic techniques.

Ability
to work with individuals with disabilities and understand their needs.

Ability
to lead a diverse group to successfully accomplish the mission of TCH.

Computer
skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite:
Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.

Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to safely
lift up to 50lbs, pull/push more than 100lbs, and carry up to 50lbs.

Generally, this position involves constant
walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing,
repetitive motion, eye/hand/foot coordination, and bending/stooping; frequent
carrying, balancing, reaching, handling, and kneeling; and occasional sitting
and crouching.

Environmental Factors: This position works in an office setting with
moderate to loud noise levels.
Exposure
to outside weather conditions is occasional, with occasional exposure to
extreme heat and extreme cold.

Mental Demands: Generally,
this position requires constant problem solving, written / oral communication,
money handling, interpersonal skills, concentration, creativity, analytical
ability, organization, calculating, perception and working with interruptions.

SHIFT: Mon-Fri 8a-4p

DRIVER

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Mon-Fri 8a-4pDRIVERQualified a
Salary and Benefits
13.6700-13.6700 (USD) Hourly
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 years
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