R-4050 Residential Manager (260 Day Program) Supportive Housing Program -Re-Advertised
R-4050 Reference # 64600525150
Posting Date: April 25, 2019
AIDB is sensitive to the needs of individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing and for qualified applicants and employees will make reasonable accommodations.
POSITION: Residential Manager (260 Day Program)
Supportive Housing Program / Office of Field Services
Talladega Regional Center
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
- Minimum of three years of experience working directly with individuals in an educational or residential program.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule primarily evenings (second shift, 2p-10p), nights, and weekend hours as assigned by the TRC Director.
- Must pass a Braille proficiency test within the first 30 months of employment with a score of at least 80 percent.
- A sign language proficiency level of SURVIVAL is required within the first year (12) months of employment. A level of INTERMEDIATE must be obtained within thirty (30) months.
- Must complete CPR/First Aide and Behavior Management (CPI) Managing Crisis Safely (MCS) classes within the first twelve (12) months of employment.
- Must maintain certification for CPR/First Aide and CPI/MCS after initial certification.
- Must complete Orientation to Blindness within the first twelve (12) months of employment.
- Must be able to physically assist with physical needs of assigned wheelchair or physically disadvantaged consumers as their needs dictate.
- Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds frequently during work shift and lift more than fifty pounds with assistance or use of an assistive device.
- Must illustrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, consumers and their families, instructors, advisory groups, educational and rehabilitation agencies, and other community partners such as the Presbyterian Home for Children Inc.
- Must demonstrate knowledge of the Supportive Housing philosophy and means by which the residential element is integrated into core curriculum components.
- Must demonstrate maturity, self-motivation, and the ability to exercise sound judgment.
- Must follow written and verbal instructions and illustrate outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Must be on-call and have reliable transportation to assist with residential and consumer emergencies.
- Must have or be able to obtain a valid state identification.
- Must adhere to AIDB Policies & Procedures and Supportive Housing guidelines.
- Must keep consumer information confidential.
- Must model mature and responsible behavior especially, but not limited to, social outings with consumers who are deaf, blind, or deafblind.
- Must either possess or develop an understanding of cultures and needs of persons who are deaf, blind or deafblind, ensuring all actions and decisions demonstrate a respect for and value of persons with sensory loss.
- Must be computer literate and skilled in using various computer software/applications.
- Upon offer of employment, the ABI/FBI record check must be completed based on the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 pursuant to Act 2002-457. A non-refundable fee of $46.90 is required at the scheduled appointment. Suitable criteria must be confirmed by the Alabama State Department of Education prior to beginning to work.
- Manage residential and/or consumer issues using established procedures.
- Assist consumers in the Supportive Housing Program as appropriate.
- Collaborate with AIDB, ADRS, and/or other professionals to integrate rehabilitation program core components (Orientation & Mobility, Assistive Technology, Independent Living, Money Management, etc.) into residential activities.
- Participate in strategic planning meetings to provide a continuum of services aligning with AIDB’s efforts to design innovative programs to meet the unique and changing education and rehabilitation needs of consumers and families.
- Participate in cross-training in rehabilitation program core components (Orientation & Mobility, Assistive Technology, Independent Living, Money Management, etc.).
- Attend on-going professional development workshops and training sessions as required.
- Serve as a liaison between the TRC Supportive Housing Program and property management.
- Assist with safety and security management through precautionary actions, emergency drills, trainings, etc.
- Perform weekly inspections of consumers’ apartments, facilities and grounds to ensure areas are sanitary, safe, attractive, and appropriately maintained.
- Report any harmful activity or behavior that is against AIDB Policies and Procedures and/or Supportive Housing Program guidelines to the TRC Director.
- Assist consumers who are deaf, blind, and/or deafblind with emergency evacuations.
- Administer first aid as appropriate.
- Report damages and needs to the TRC Director and property management.
- Assist in maintaining equipment inventory.
- Familiarize consumers to the residential facility upon program entry.
- Inspect the unit prior to exit.
- Plan, participate in, and implement appropriate leisure and recreational activities.
- Develop a weekly schedule for extended day and weekend activities.
- Assist in planning and participate in all regional center activities, i.e., White Cane, Deaf Awareness, educational workshops, social/community events, and/or statewide programs.
- Demonstrate professionalism in behavior and dress that serves as a role model, setting a good example for Supportive Housing participants and aligning with AIDB culture.
- Treat all consumers and their families with respect.
- Perform other duties as assigned
SALARY: $29,301 - $50,101 Scale A1 Rank 07
Direct deposit is required.
This is an exempt position, and is not subject to overtime and/or compensatory time provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled
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