Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management
Are you interested in a career where you can have a meaningful contribution to the community and be a part of a team? Allendale Association is looking for people like you. For over 120 years, our mission has been dedicated to helping children and families overcome the overwhelming impact of severe emotional and behavior issues and trauma through services and programs that create opportunities for children to learn, grow and heal. Allendale Association, a Child Welfare, Mental Health and Special Education facility, is seeking a full-time Milieu Supervisor to provide support and guidance to staff and regularly tour our various locations while being able to ensure compliance with Agency Behavior Treatment Plan (ABTP).
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth. Please visit www.allendale4kids.org to download our application and email or send with a copy of your resume to:
Attn: HR Dept.
P.O. Box 1088
Lake Villa, IL 60046
FAX: (847) 356-0290
Why work for Allendale?
Our staff get the chance to:
Receive outstanding trauma-informed training
Be a part of a strong and clinically-minded team
Challenge themselves daily
Enjoy great benefits
Working at Allendale can lead to:
Growing within the agency – the majority of our supervisors, directors and VP’s grew from within Allendale!
Gaining in-depth experience in the field and learn skills that will contribute to any other job
Ensures appropriate coverage and provides supervision to school setting and/or residential units and group homes. Oversees Master Schedule in cooperation with Milieu Manager and Association Vice President of Operations. Ensures additional staff/supervisor/crisis management support is in place when needed. Monitors coverage, overtime, and payroll as assigned.
Demonstrates competence in implementation and oversight of Agency Behavior Treatment Plan (ABTP); provides guidance, on-the-job training/mentoring to the direct care staff to ensure adherence to Agency Behavior Treatment Plan expectations for proactive structure, milieu management, de-escalation interventions and crisis management.
The Milieu supervisor or designee provides support and regularly tours Lake Villa campus units or classrooms and conducts/delegates regular on-sight visits of Benet Lake, North Chicago, Walter Cherry and Becker and LINC, for non-crisis and crisis support, needed breaks, ensuring diligent execution of youth supervision and milieu stability, crisis situation support and safety/well- being of residents and staff. Reviews CCTV surveillance in real time to assess shift management and crisis responses.
Functions as agency credentialed supervisor and ensures LPs are summoned within established timelines for post restraint/seclusion well-being check and initial youth debrief. Conducts initial well-being and debrief check-in with staff. Consults with School Administration, Residential Director or Administrator on Duty (AOD) and/or Associate Vice President of Operations to determine need for extraordinary intervention (non-emergency related to SASS and/or local police). Ensures all staff working are trained and aware to obtain immediate first responder support in emergency situations. Ensures appropriate documentation is completed, collected and appropriately routed at the end of shift.
Works with School Administration or Associate Vice President of Operations and Director of Safety/Risk Management & Support Services to proactively prepare for weather or other situations that could be disruptive to needed shift-change coverage. Executes and coordinates appropriate shift-change communication with 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift leadership. Completes the supervisor report and forwards to Safety & Security Specialist ensuring direct communication with significant others as needed.
Works with School Administration, Associate Vice President of Operations or designee and Director of Safety/Risk Management & Support Services or designee to execute agency response in emergency situations and facilitate appropriate collaboration/cooperation with authorities and community-based partners during high-risk and emergency incidents.
Participates in client meetings and staff meetings as needed. Attends and participates in monthly inter-departmental meetings (i.e.: ITG, Risk). Assists with new staff orientation and staff trainings as assigned. Assists in monitoring and coordinating the compliance with agency trainings related to TCI/Rule 384 under leadership of Administration and in cooperation with the agency HR/QI Departments.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related mental health field or equivalent experience. Exceptions will be considered based on agency need and experience related to position.
Two years residential treatment/school experience.
Good working knowledge of Agency Behavior Treatment Plan.
Current TCI certification.
Experience utilizing various PC-based software including word processing and spreadsheet software.
First Aid and CPR certification within first 90 days.
Valid driver’s license.
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Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit social service agency serving children and adolescents with moderate to profound emotional and behavioral disabilities. These youth and their families receive care and treatment through Allendale's residential treatment programs, day treatment special education schools or from our community based clinical programs and services. Allendale's community based programs include an outpatient counseling center, foster care licensing, training and support, independent living/transition support and mentoring services. The institution has proudly served troubled adolescents since its founding in 1897 by Edward "Cap" Bradley, a young Princeton graduate interested in the plight of urban youth and the poor conditions under which they lived.View a video about Allendale here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-sh1_k0VjQ