Case Management/Social Services, Program Management
The Manager of Residential Services oversees the administration of all aspects of the day to day operations, coordination, and administration of the residential programs at El Valor, which includes 6 CILA residences and Intermittent CILAs cases.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Manages the Residential Services to ensure staff, participants, and programs are in accordance with specified program objectives.
· Ensures compliance with all federal and state regulations, as well as compliance with accreditation, certification, funding, and health & safety standards.
· Supervises residential case managers, coordinators, and residential support staff.
· Reviews reports and records of activities provided by residential program coordinators to ensure progress is accomplished toward specific program objectives, and modifies methods and procedures as necessary to redirect activities and attain objectives.
· Oversees residential budget to control expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
· Provide oversight with regard to staffing needs and overtime.
· Ensures residential staff complete and maintain all required training, including but not limited to, on the job trainings (OJTs).
· Ensures that the residential house supervisors and QIDPs are hosting bimonthly house meetings and trainings.
· Trains residential support staff in areas where DSP training is needed.
· Conducts, at minimum, monthly house inspections and environmental checklists.
· Assists with securing coverage on needed QIDP tasks and DSP shift duties.
· Develops and manages special projects as assigned by the Director of Programs & Research.
Bachelors Degree in a Human Services Field Required
Certified Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional Required
At least five years of experience in a supervisory position.
At least five years of experience in the field of disability services.
Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred.
About El Valor
El Valor was founded in 1973 by the late Guadalupe Reyes, a visionary leader and mother who dreamed of a community in which all members, including her son with special needs, could live, learn and work. From its roots in the Hispanic community, El Valor has grown into a nationally recognized multicultural, multipurpose organization with a mission that reaches millions through its International Public Awareness Campaign.
El Valor has three Children & Family Centers, a Technology Center, a Vocational Development Center and five Community Residence Homes for adults with disabilities. Programs work with families throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. El Valor has a budget of over $15 million. Over 300 staff members and hundreds of volunteers help provide services to children, people with disabilities and their families.