Our Shift Supervisor position is responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities in their day-to-day living needs, including habilitation, building community and family/friends supports, supervision, health and safety, enhancement of quality of life. Supervisory experience preferred
A qualified individual responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities in their day-to-day
living needs, including: habilitation, building community and family/friends supports, supervision, health and safety, enhancement of quality of life, and supervision of other staff in the absence of the Habilitation Specialist.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Residential Coordinators/Supported Living Coordinators
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Direct Support Professionals in the absences of the Coordinators
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides direct assistance and supervision to individuals and staff.
2. Supervises and participates in ensuring the safety and cleanliness of home/apartment.
3. Provides Activities of Daily Living (ADL) support to individuals served.
4. Writes/designs assessments, individualized planning, and skill training and behavioral deceleration
programs, including recording data.
5. Gathers and presents data, develops, and implements individual objectives.
6. Creates and uses adaptive devices.
7. Observes and reports all health and medical needs of the individuals to their supervisors and keeps
appropriate parties informed of the individuals well being.
8. Assists individuals in the self-administration of medications, documents and assures that medications
8. Assists individuals in arranging for and accompanying them on outings, in making purchases, and
providing opportunities for community integration and inclusion.
9. Participates in menu planning and shopping, preparation of meals with individuals in accordance with
established menus, and assists individuals in clean up afterwards.
10. Documents in writing and reports suspected incidents of abuse, exploitation, and neglect to APS and
the Director of Services.
11. Writes incident reports for events that affect the health and safety of individuals.
12. Transports individuals to community events/outings and work.
13. Uses least restrictive alternatives when handling behavioral incidents not covered by a written program.
14. Provides orientation and in-service training to new staff as assigned.
15. Assigns work to staff as specified by the Coordinator or as needed to most effectively meet the needs
of the individuals during any given shift.
16. Monitors and evaluates staff performance, following employee performance appraisal guidelines.
17. Recommends and participates in disciplinary action for staff.
18. Monitors shift time sheets for accuracy.
19. Conducts and documents fire drills and emergency procedures, as necessary.
20. Ensures that outside areas of homes are orderly and well kept, such as, but not limited to: lawns mowed,
yards watered, sidewalks and driveways shoveled.
21. Assists individuals with managing finances and personal monies e.g. food stamps, check books, petty cash,
22. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
1. Attends all mandatory orientation and training activities, scheduled staff meetings, and in-services/training
as requested by Supervisor.
2. Maintains required certifications.
3. Adheres to corporate policies and procedures.
4. Maintain appropriate attendance.
5. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with individuals, co-workers, parents, agencies,
and the public.
6. Uses communication skills to participate effectively as a team member.
7. Documents accurately work performed on time sheets/MITC and task sheets and submit them in a timely
manner to their Supervisor for approval.
8. Uses equipment and supplies efficiently and informs Supervisor of shortages/needs.
9. Safeguards and keeps confidential all Private and Personal Information regarding individuals with
disabilities received in the course of their employment by the Corporation.
10. Practice safe work habits and follow all safety regulations and company procedures.
11. Maintain strictest confidentiality.
High school diploma or equivalent and prior experience working with persons with disabilities and satisfactory completion of the duties of a Direct Support Professional or equivalent position is preferred. Supervisory experience is preferred. Shall be 18 years or older.
– No record of abuse/neglect or exploitation of others.
– Must have or obtain a valid Montana drivers license, have an acceptable driving record and proof of
private auto insurance in compliance with Montana State law within 1 month of hire.
– Must have or obtain Medication and Epilepsy Certification within 30 days of hire.
– Must have current proof of negative TB test result.
– Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
– Physical effort is required to perform the following: lift or physically assist individuals in daily activities;
restrain individuals (following our procedures); carry supplies; perform household cleaning, and move
furniture. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. In addition, standing, walking and bending are required. Both indoor
and outdoor activities are required.
– Exposure to unpleasant sights, sounds or odors, and physical aggression may be encountered.
– Exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions.
– Scheduling requires flexibility, e.g. overnights, weekends, change in schedule, additional hours.
– Operates a passenger vehicle for durations up to 2 hours.
Must Have: Valid driver license, No history of neglect, abuse or exploitation
Excellent Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Generous amounts of Paid Time Off, 403(b) Retirement with up to 4% employer match, Flexible Spending and Employee Assistance Program.
If you are employed by a Not-For-Profit organization such as Opportunity Resources, Inc. and working 30 hours or more as a Regular Staff, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness on Federal College Loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
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