Residential Care Supervisor-22151067

Description:

working in 86 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 11 major divisions and five support offices headquartered in Little Rock to provide services to Arkansans. DHS is seeking to fill a Residential Care Supervisor position in Warren, AR.

The Residential Care Supervisor is responsible for supervising the care, guidance, and supervision of residents of state residential facilities and institutions. This position:

Supervises a large service support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, training employees, and evaluating the performance of incumbents.

Monitors and participates in the implementation of behavior management programs by modeling proper behavior and disciplining residents using agency resident/client disciplinary policy and psychological program as guidelines.
Supervises implementation of residents' training programs by observing staff, providing training, receiving data sheets to evaluate residents' progress, and reporting results, and recommending changes in residents' schedules and program plans.
Oversees the daily operation of assigned facility by ensuring that housekeeping practices are adequate, contacting maintenance for repairs, and establishing leisure schedules.
Attends interdisciplinary staffing’s and dual diagnosis committee meetings to participate in development and evaluation of treatment plans.
Coordinates with instructor to assist residents with the development of daily living skills in the unit.
Plans and arranges recreational activities for dormitories, escorts residents on recreational activity trips and to campus facilities, and performs body and room searches of residents for illegal and/or dangerous objects.
Prepares, reviews, and maintains reports and records, such as student behavior, incident, student individual reports, staff and building maintenance reports, daily logs, various resident charts, supply, snack, and recreation activity requests, and work orders and makes recommendations for student growth and improvement.
Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two year of college coursework in special education, psychology, sociology, social work or a related field; plus two years experience in residential patient care for individuals or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS;
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two year of college coursework in special education, psychology, sociology, social work or a related field; plus two years experience in residential patient care for individuals or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Prefer HDC experience. Prefer experience supervising Staff.


Position number: 22151067

Closing date: November 17, 2017; 11:59 p.m.

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