Manager, Day Habilitation Community Integration (Community-Based)

Summary:

The Manager, Community Integration will provide outreach, supervision, coordination, and quality assurance for the Day Habilitation Program. The Manager will ensure that Person Centered Plans/Goals are being implemented effectively, appropriate services delivered, and documentation requirements are completed. The Manager will reach out to area businesses to secure sites for Day Habilitation groups to visit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire, train, and supervise Day Habilitation (DH) CLRS (group leader) staff 

  • Ensure DH group leaders are providing services which meet individual needs and goals of participants as outlined in Person Centered Plans 

  • Provide training, support, modeling, supervision and team building to group leaders to develop their ability to carry out daily services to their assigned participants in a consistent, effective and safe manner 

  • Assist with the developing and coordinating of training for all CLRS staff, ensuring that all COMAR training requirements are met 

  • Develop and establish community partnerships that will allow for increased variety and value of community-based programming 

  • Actively seek out and identify community-based locations that are on MTA routes and that can accommodate a full program day at their location 

  • Effectively monitor community-based programming through regular, rotating visits to ensure that all regulatory requirements are being met at all times; including utilizing best practices and participant ratios

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track and complete the timely evaluations of all CLRS staff supervised. 

  • Ensure that group leaders are submitting correct and timely documentation as scheduled. 

  • Assist Case Management team with coordinating services and meetings and include group leaders in Person Centered Planning 

  • Coordinate with Manager, Day Habilitation in staff implementation of daily community-based activities that address individual goals focusing on independent living skills, community integration, socialization, leisure activities, employment skills and psychomotor functioning. 

  • Provide mobility monitoring and/or training, as needed. 

  • Coordinate with other League departments to ensure that necessary communication on participant League services occurs and that Day Habilitation works as a team with other services 

  • Attend meetings, conferences, committee meetings and trainings as assigned. 

  • Implement State of Maryland DHMH, DDA, and League policies. 

  • Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff. 

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director, Community Integration and/or the VP of Workforce & Youth Development. 

  • Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence, and Mutual Respect).

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Qualification Requirements:

  • The ability to work with diverse populations 

  • Strong organizational & managerial skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Access to a reliable automobile and a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 points. 

  • Mandt, First Aid and CPR Certification preferred

Education and/or Experience:

  • HS diploma required; bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred. 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with people with developmental disabilities, preference given to those who have experience with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience 

  • Must possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Word Office Suite as well as skills in internet applications 

  • Must have the ability to learn an electronic documentation system, preference given to those who have experience using electronic documentation systems 

  • Knowledge of COMAR regulations and CARF standards related to Day Habilitation services is preferred, but ability to be familiar with regulations within a month of start is a must

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