Hoyleton Youth and Family Services
  • 04-Apr-2018 to 03-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • TLP
  • Belleville, IL, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for management of all aspects of service delivery, including assessments, service planning, clinical and casework services, life skills and job readiness preparation for residents of the transitional living program. Supervises all transitional living program (TLP) staff and assures compliance with policy and procedure; assures that the facility is maintained in an appropriate manner.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS

 

  1. Interviews, hires and selects TLP staff, case manager and Youth Advocates. Establishes work schedules and assures staff coverage as required.
  2. Monitors overall physical and mental health of clients, and children. Works in conjunction with case manager to refer clients for appropriate services.
  3. Leads the team that reviews referrals for placement. Anticipates openings and informs the Director of up-coming openings in order to maximize occupancy. Whenever possible, arranges an intake review with staff from the youth's present placement.
  4. Supervises the case manager and provides direction concerning family relationships, visitation, health care, educational services, service planning and implementation, court matters and discharge planning.
  5. Monitors the documentation of the administration of psychotropic medications and assures that all medication is appropriately safeguarded and that medication errors are reported in accordance with policy.
  6. Reviews and approves assessments and individual treatment plans; assures that all staff implement and document activities that are designed to increase targeted skills and the data demonstrating progress or lack of progress.
  7. Assures that all staff is thoroughly trained in the Nurturing Parent Program and/or any other evidenced based parenting program, and that the program concepts are fully implemented in all aspects of residential life.  
  8. Convenes Resident Review meetings; obtains feedback and input from all participants, including the resident, about the resident's progress and whether changes are required to the treatment plan, activities, educational/ work status or privileges.
  9. In coordination with the Director of Child Welfare, identifies and tracks program objectives, outcomes and other key metrics to monitor the performance of the program. Reviews reports completed by Quality Improvement staff and develops corrective action plans as needed.
  10. Coordinates the provision of emergency services on a 24 hour basis, including referrals, medical emergency, placement issues, and contact protocols.
  11. Works with the Director of Child Welfare and the Finance Department to develop an annual budget. Receives and reviews monthly variance report and works to assure compliance with both budgeted revenues and budgeted expenses.
  12. Assures compliance with licensing and COA standards; Identifies facility maintenance issues and submits work orders and purchasing requests as needed. Continually monitors conditions throughout the facility to assure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained and that no safety hazards exist. 
  13. Monitors compliance with Medicaid standards and the submission of required assessments, treatment plans and case notes.  
  14. Assures that all staff attends required training; identifies additional training needs and works with the Director of Child Welfare and the Training Department to identify needed training resources. 
  15. Monitors the completion of annual performance appraisals assuring that they are completed on schedule.
  16. Provides after hour emergency coverage as assigne.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  1. A Master's Degree from an accredited program of social work education; or a Master's Degree from an accredited program in another human service field; or a state social work license at the master's degree level.
  2. Prior professional experience in providing residential treatment, family and children's services. Experience working with the developmentally disabled population strongly preferred.
  3. Possess the experience, personal qualities, and practice skills to work effectively with professionals in other organizations and from other disciplines.
  4. The ability to provide service in a manner that reflects appreciation for the cultural background, heritage, and identity of clients.
  5. Excellent oral and written skills.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  7. Strong organizational and time management skills.
  8. The ability to be a part of a team.
  9. A driver's license in good standing.
  10. Pass required tests as required by DCFS.
  11. Proof of auto insurance.
  12. Reliable transportation.

 

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