Refugee Supervisor, Refugee Youth Home, Full time, Charlotte MI
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Summary Provides supervision to staff and oversees refugee
residential youth group home operations, ensuring that appropriate
services are provided to youth residents as required by state and
federal laws, contractual and licensing requirements and applicable
service standards. Nurtures a family-like environment in the
residence including supporting behaviors and expectations. Duties
and Responsibilities + Provide on-going leadership to staff.
Partner with Human Resources in talent acquisition and retention
efforts. Assist in preparation and implementation of relevant
professional development, training and performance management.
Facilitate program related team meetings. + Establish and maintain
staff work schedules ensuring the supervision and safety of all
youth in the residence. + Ensure all paperwork, reports and
incidents reports are completed as required, maintaining
compliance. Ensure performance outcome measures meet required
standards. + Assist in program planning, implementation, and
evaluation. Monitor quality to ensure services and reports meet or
exceed required standards. Audit case records to ensure
completeness and compliance with prescribed contract, service and
licensing standards. + Oversee all functions of managing daily
operations of the group home. + Oversee general home maintenance,
vehicle maintenance, and activities. Ensure all equipment and
supplies, including leased van vehicle, are used and maintained in
a safe and efficient manner. + Monitor and enforce building safety,
health, fire prevention, sanitation and smoking regulations.
Conduct appropriate fire and weather related drills. + Serve as the
subject matter expert and ensure staff are trained on how to
effectively utilize crisis intervention, behavior management and
restraint techniques. Implement measures to evaluate staff
utilization of techniques. Provide corrective measures if needed.
Job Qualifications Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
+ A Master's degree in a human behavioral science from an
accredited college or university and two years of experience as a
social service worker and two years of experience in a child care
institution. OR + A Bachelor's degree in a human behavioral science
or another major with 25% of the credits in a human behavioral
science from an accredited college or university and four years'
experience as a social service worker and two years of experience
in a child care institution. + Licensed by the State of Michigan
preferred. + Certified as a Trainer in Behavior Management
Techniques preferred. + First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
(CPR) Instructor certified preferred. Experience + One year
experience in a supervisory role preferred. + Experience working
with youth, in a group home or residential setting preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities + Ability to speak, read and write
English. Bilingual in Spanish (or the major language of the youth
in care) preferred. + Ability to be culturally sensitive. +
Understanding of the developmental needs and effective management
of youth in care. Advanced knowledge of appropriate discipline,
crisis intervention and child handling techniques. Knowledge of
proper and safe methods and techniques of restraint. + Ability to
work creatively and effectively in team setting as well as
independently, with other professionals from various community
groups agencies and disciplines. + Advanced ability to read, write
and interpret legal and technical documents. + Ability to
understand, analyze and interpret financial reports and effect
corrective action. + Knowledge and ability to utilize Microsoft
Office package and program specific software. Additional Work
Requirements + Valid unrestricted driver's license with a good
driving record. Proof of automobile insurance. Reliable personal
transportation suitable for transporting persons served. +
Participate in a system of 24 hour on-call availability to house,
may be required to be on shift to ensure adequate coverage for
compliance. Physical and Mental Requirements + Near visual acuity.
+ Hand-eye coordination. + Hand and finger dexterity. + Ability to
lift up to 40 pounds. + Ability to move freely about the facility.
+ Ability to maneuver up and down staircases. + Ability to stoop,
bend and lift arms overhead. At Samaritas, we ask you to join us -
to Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple. A ripple of transformation
in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and
a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is
growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team.
We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a
big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an
enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock! We
walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while
upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and
seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.
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Requisition Number 2021-6750 Employee Type Full-Time Hours Per Pay
Period 80 Shift Day Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Weekends
and/or Holidays Required No On Call Required Yes Position
Keywords: Samaritas, Lansing , Refugee Supervisor, Refugee Youth Home, Full time, Charlotte MI, Other , Charlotte, Michigan
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