Engages in staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation, training, work assignments, scheduling, direct observation of work, supervision, conflict resolution, progressive discipline, and performance evaluation.
Carries out tasks related to the day to day operations including scheduling staff, facilitating staff meetings, carrying out financial and budgetary processes (such as petty cash, rep-payee, and payroll), while adhering to the program budget.
Provides crisis assessment, prevention, and needed intervention during the business day and while on-call on nights and weekends as scheduled.
Ensures adherence to program model.
Coordinates service plan development and implementation and monitors effectiveness of clinical plans.
Carries out all duties expected of clinical and direct care staff utilizing positive behavioral supports.
Ensures and provides advocacy and case management services.
Ensures accurate, professionally written, and timely programmatic documentation.
Ensures that agency policies and regulatory standards are met and maintained, including internal QA, and external regulatory bodies, such as HUD, MBHP, DTA, DPH, DDS, CMS, CARF, DPPC, and MAP.
Ensures the proper maintenance of the physical site and program vehicle in compliance with all state, federal, DDS, and Bay Cove regulations and requirements.
Complete other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Requirements for the Position:
BA/BS in related field preferred with at least 1 year experience in the human service field.
5-7 years previous work experience in human service setting in lieu of educational requirement with demonstrated leadership skills.
Certifications: CPR/SFA, within 30 days of hire, Prevent & DPH MAP Certification within 90 days of hire, Driver's License upon hire
Proficient in clinical and professional verbal, writing, and computer skills.
Ability to go up and down stairs and the physical capacity to physically assist persons served as needed.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in community and social service occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 348,600 jobs. Most projected new jobs in this occupational group are in counselor and social worker occupations, as their services will continue to be needed in areas such as drug abuse counseling and rehabilitation counseling, and also for school and career counseling. In addition to counselors and social workers, this group includes religious workers.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for community and social service occupations was $47,520 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
Occupations within community services may include:
Health educators and community health workers
Marriage and Family Therapists
Medical and Health Services Managers
School and Career Counselors
Mental Health Counselors
As stated above, it is expected that employment will continue to grow in this area as it is a people occupation.