Hours: Full time, Monday-Friday, varied with some evenings & weekends
Clearbrook is a non-profit, social services agency that specializes in providing innovative tools, services and opportunities to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as Autism and Down Syndrome.
The DSP Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and directing Habilitation Aides in the completion of their duties.
1. DSP Supervisors will be required to be on call as needed for open shifts, filling
in for peers, inclement weather as well as other circumstances. This will rotate
between the positions.
1. Supervision of direct support staff and clients (this will include making frequent
rounds, monitoring staff breaks, maintaining an attendance record, making disciplinary
action referrals, and starting the disciplinary process including writing warning reports,
compiling all required documentation, presenting, including termination).
2. Interview, hire, schedule and evaluate Direct Support Persons including completion
of OJT packets and training.
3. Communicate any difficulties to DSP Coordinator whether those problems involve staff, clients, supplies, or any other factor.
4. In the absence of the DSP Coordinator, DSP Supervisor will be responsible for filling
open shifts on a daily basis and be responsible for filling those positions on the
schedule in MITC.
5. Complete basics of MITC record keeping in the absence of the Staffing Coordinator.
1. Provide direct supports and services to clients as needed.
2. Coordinate staff coverage for each hall by assigned direct support staff daily using
the shift assignment sheets.
3. Coordinate emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills.
4. Coordinate and supervise the completion of daily responsibilities by the direct support
staff (including monitoring daily habilitation and behavior program data collection, roll
call, the implementation of behavior plans, the completion of housekeeping tasks,
5. Assure that client laundry is completed correctly and in a timely manner.
6. Assign direct support staff to activities, whether they be in-house, such as swimming
or arts & crafts, or outside activities such as NWSRA programs. Coordinate the loading
of buses and vans for such outings.
7. Ensure at the end of each shift that job assignments have been completed by
nail clipping, shaving, wheelchair cleaning, etc.)
8. Review all client documentation before completion of each shift. This is to include
reviewing Hab Aides' documentation of client activities (IPPs, behavior programs,
incident reports, etc.) and assuring that said documentation is complete and accurate.
9. Check kitchens to ensure diets are being followed, menus have been posted; family-
style dining is occurring, and that the food is served in a sanitary and appetizing manner.
In addition to remove any leftover food or potentially hazardous items from the kitchens.
10. Ensure that assigned staff is on time to meet the buses.
11. Make copies of commonly used documents. Maintain the documents on file for
immediate use. Collect and refill all documentation as needed including roll call,
BM logs, repositioning sheets, meal intake and all others as assigned.
12. Make rounds to do maintenance checks.
13. It is the responsibility of the DSP Shift Supervisor to maintain confidentiality with all clients and their families and maintain a professional image/role as a representative of the agency.
14. Participate as part of the IDT to offer valued information in client programming as
15. Adhere to all policies and procedures established for Clearbrook Commons, and those
of all governing bodies.
16. Complete mandatory training annually.
17. Compilation of staff attendance swipe corrections into spreadsheet listing all staff.
18. Must work a flexible shift including weekends and holidays (this item must be discussed).
19. Perform all other duties as assigned. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's Degree in social services field preferred
Valid IL driver's license
At least 1 year of experience working with individuals that have intellectual/developmental disabilities
DSP certification preferred
Internal Number: 923
We are a non profit social service agency and we provide services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities from birth through the end of life.