State Of Massachusetts Westfield , MA 01086
This position is located in Westfield, MA
Schedule: 9:00am - 5:00pm with flexibility to meet the needs of the program.
Days Off: Friday/Saturday
The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.
The Residential Supervisor (A/B) position will offer candidates extensive opportunities to learn and develop team building, supervisory, and leadership skills while working as part of a highly motivated and progressive management team. This position offers candidates opportunities for professional growth and advancement. The following information provides a detailed, but not all-inclusive, list of responsibilities to be fulfilled by the Residential Supervisor (A/B) (RS A/B).
The Residential Supervisor (A/B) coordinates, implements, and supervises the administrative and clinical operations of the home, including residential program development and implementation and/or compliance of policies, regulations and procedures. Other duties include promoting principles of normalization and dignity, and providing for the welfare of individuals by making personnel recommendations for hiring and promoting staff; supervising and evaluating support staff; maintaining adequate staffing patterns; and ensuring a safe home by participating in and supervising the day-to-day interactions and activities of the individuals.
The RS A/B provides staff training; assesses individuals' needs, abilities, and the resources needed to develop therapeutic programs in community living skills. Participates in the interdisciplinary team, coordinates and participates in Individual Service Plan (ISP) implementation; develops, implements and maintains data collection and records. The RS A/B monitors and evaluates the physical operation and maintenance of the setting; monitors residential budgets; maintains individuals' funds; assists individuals with expenditures and money management, and acts as a liaison to adjust personnel and ensure effective communication between staff.
Computer experience required in the daily operations of the home.
Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended
candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information, please visit:
If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Human Resources Customer Service line at 800-627-7730.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: At least three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in counseling, guidance, teaching, or therapeutic services for individuals with developmental disabilities, of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity.
A Bachelor's degree in social work, rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, human services, education of people with physical and/or learning disabilities may be substituted for two years of the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.
A Master's or higher degree social work, rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, human services or education of people with physical and/or learning disabilities may be substituted for an additional year of the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.
One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
No substitution will be permitted for the required supervisory experience.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.