The Arc Wayne of Newark, NY, a Human Services Agency, is seeking to hire a full-time Residence Team Leader for our Residential Services Program to assist with the supervision of service provision as part of the residence team; in this role, you will be responsible for the operation of the residence in absence of the Residence Supervisor.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others and your community? If so, you may be perfect for this position!
The starting for this position is $14.13/hr; we also offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with company match, paid holidays, and paid sick and vacation time. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!
ABOUT THE ARC WAYNE
The Arc Wayne, a parent-based organization, advocates for and supports persons of all ages with or without disabilities. We assist individuals in taking their full, independent, productive place in society through an array of quality, individualized services. With compassion, understanding, and support, we connect individuals and families to a world of possibilities that promote independence. We are person-centered, respectful, reliable, inclusive, and dedicated to our community!
At The Arc Wayne, you'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference in someone's life while working with other great employees. We invest in our employees and help them achieve individual as well as team goals to reach their maximum potential. If you would like to begin a rewarding career in your community, we would love for you to join our team!
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A RESIDENCE TEAM LEADER
As part of this role, some of your duties may include assisting the Residence Supervisor with scheduling, training of new staff, and program planning. In this position, you will support adults with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities with household and community skills, personal care, and self-administration of medication in a group home setting, where you will develop and implement activities designed to teach basic living skills including, but not limited to budgeting, cooking, shopping, and leisure time use. You will educate and encourage individuals to plan menus, order, prepare, and store food, will work closely with other staff to ensure that everyone is provided a balanced, nutritional diet and that special dietary restrictions are accommodated, and will assist with housekeeping and the maintenance of residence and property to ensure a safe, healthy and respectful home. You will promptly report unsafe conditions and needed repairs to Residence Supervisor and/or Maintenance Department. As a Residence Team Leader, you will also observe and report physical, mental, social, and behavioral changes of individuals to appropriate supervisory and/or clinical staff, will notify day program of changes, and will advocate for individual choice and quality of care with respect, dignity and privacy, while promoting independence, individuality, inclusion and productivity. You will communicate individual, staff, physical plant, and programmatic needs and concerns to Residence Supervisor, Care Coordinator, Residential Program Manager and nursing staff, will provide emergency and first aid treatment until relieved by medical professional and/or other designated personnel, and will perform other related duties as requested by Residence Supervisor and/or Residential Program Manager. You will attend all required training and staff meetings and will adhere to Agency and Program policies and procedures.
This is a great next step for people currently in an entry-level position in Human Services who are looking to move up in their career!
High School Diploma or GED and 2 years' experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
Current, valid NYS driver's license for at least 2 years and a safe driving record required for most positions
Ability to pass a background and reference check
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to physically assist individuals who use wheelchairs and/or walkers
This is a full-time position split between two locations in Newark, NY, with a schedule of Tuesday & Wednesday (12pm
8pm), Thursday (9am
5pm), Friday (10am
6pm) and Saturday (8am
4pm), 40 hours/week, non-exempt.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!