The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Management

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

97086

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Program Supervisor

The Mentor Network - Portland, Oregon

Posted: 09/7/2018

Description
Program Supervisor
Primary Location: United States-OR-ORPortland
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management

MENTOR Oregon

Looking to take your Caregiving experience to the next career step? 

The Program Supervisor role is a great way to gain supervisory experience while still being connected to those we serve.

 

Take your human services career to the next level!  If you are a natural leader looking for a longer-term management track in Human Services, we want to hear from you for this Program Supervisor opportunity.


MENTOR Oregon is an abuse aware agency. We believe in transparent communication with our dedicated and passionate team members while celebrating differences, achievements, lessons learned and change.


Description

Supervise a single program or unit within a program, typically supporting 4-8 individuals in residential settings. Duties are split between providing direct support, professional or program activities and supervision. Within a designated service or program, the Program Supervisor ensures that all of the individuals we serve are supported with dignity and respect.   


The Program Supervisor is responsible to supervise Direct Support Professionals.  In addition, the Program Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operation of the program including delivery of supports, implementation of person-centered plans, health care, advocacy, customer engagement, regulatory compliance and when applicable, oversight of the physical environment.


The Program Supervisor generally works 8 to 16 flexible hours per week in a supervisory capacity; and provides direct support for the remaining hours.  Act as a “go to” person for that program, serving as a mentor to other employees, promoting teamwork, and identifying any training needs. It is generally expected to visit each shift and all employees one time per month, including where supervising periodic or hourly services.


Responsibilities:


Direct Support:  Work regularly scheduled shifts as a Direct Support Professional (DSP/Caregiver) and maintain records, program planning, team meetings, compliance, management of individual’s assets, incidents and billing/ utilization.


Health Care: monitor the health and safety needs of each individual served, ensuring the highest level of quality care.


Stakeholder Relations: Maintain productive and professional relations with individuals, families, case managers and other stakeholders.


Personnel: In partnership with Program Director, supervise all DSPs in assigned program. Assist with recruitment; interview and hire Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) with agreement of the Program Director. Populate and maintain schedule to ensure that all shifts are covered and overtime is minimized. Assist with onboarding and deliver Orientation and ongoing training needs regarding the individuals served, program plans, policies, procedures and physical environment. Prepare and conduct annual evaluations for Direct Support Professionals, in consultation with the Program Director. Coach employees as needed, correcting or directing employee behavior where required; may remove employees in the event of emergency; may recommend and participate in decisions regarding termination; consult with the Program Director on all matters of discipline. Responsible for employee safety and workers’ compensation within the program; implement and monitor compliance with safety standards. May assist with or lead monthly program meetings for DSPs; document monthly meeting agenda and attendance.


Financial Management: purchase food and household items as needed. Review census, attendance information or other required documentation to ensure accurate billing.


Maintenance: ensure company and staff vehicles are in good repair as well as ensuring general maintenance of the home and work environment.


What we offer you:
  • Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training with access to jobs throughout our nation-wide Network
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
  • Variety of shifts and schedules available; full-time or part-time hours


Qualifications:

What we require of you:
  • High School diploma or GED required;
  • Minimum of one year related work experience; supervisory experience preferred;
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing; car registration and auto insurance if driving on the behalf of the Company or providing transportation to individuals receiving services. 
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
  • A strong work ethic with a commitment to serving others
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to establish rapport with team members and those we serve
  • Strong organizational abilities to ensure staffing and schedules are maintained 


We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!

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