CSS is a private not-for-profit social/human services agency that initiates, provides and promotes services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families, within their communities, in order to strengthen their independence, self-esteem and ability to participate in and contribute to community life.
CSS is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a House Manager working with adults diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disabilities residing in residential placement.
Summary of Responsibilities
Ensures that the environment in each home is caring and supportive.
Provides ongoing input to Service Coordinator, Nurse, Counselor, and or the Behavior Analyst on individuals’ clinical, behavior, health and well-being, and all other pertinent information as needed and particularly in preparation for Service Plan meetings and other clinical meetings.
Participates and provides input in the individuals’ ISP and or Special staffing(s).
With the Service Coordinator, facilitates monthly House Meetings with staff in the home.
Creates monthly Activity Calendars for each home with input from individuals and staff.
Facilitate and participate in activities, including ensuring individuals get to classes, groups, jobs, etc.
Creates, reviews, and/or approves home’s menus and ensures adherence to agency nutrition guidelines with input from individuals and staff.
Ensures the provision of food and non-food items within the home(s), including shopping with or without individuals as needed.
Manage, safeguard, and track individuals’ personal spending money.
Directs staff to assist individuals in writing checks or making withdrawals.
Maintains accurate records of food expenditures for each home, including LINK/SNAP benefits.
Submits receipts for expenditures to supervisor.
Ensures accurate attendance and billing information is collected and submitted in a timely manner.
In conjunction with the Human Resources Department conducts the second interview of DSP applicants.
Ensures timely completion of all DSP On-The-Job training.
Supervise CILA staff each week in the home in which they work.
Reviews and approve staff’s timesheets. As well as completes and submits own time sheet.
Maintains, and ensures that staff has current certifications (First Aid, CPR, OSHA, etc.) as required.
Develops monthly staff schedule, and modifies as necessary.
Conducts 90-day and annual performance appraisals on staff.
Completes, or ensures completion of Safety/Repair forms, and submits to Facilities Coordinator.
Ensures Health and Safety Drills are completed correctly each month.
Follows all agency Health and Safety procedures in the home and community.
Completes a monthly inspection of each home.
Ensures that the individuals and staff are maintaining a clean home, and are accurately following the housekeeping schedule.
Reviews the Communication Log weekly.
Serves a member of the Supportive Living On Call Team.
Respond to situations where and individual’s safety is threatened in an immediate manner to keep the individual safe.
Provides and facilitates supportive problem solving assistance at times of crisis.
Complete and submit Incident Reports in a timely and accurate manner.
Follows agency procedure for reporting Incidents of Abuse and Neglect to OIG.
High School diploma or GED required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
At least one year of experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Previous supervisory experience required.
Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Must have good communication skills, both oral and written.
Flexible, participate in the on-call rotation.
Valid Illinois driver’s license, with good driving record, and auto insurance required.