Under the direction of the Clinical Program Director, the SUPERVISOR will be required to provide child care, staff supervision, administrative, and programmatic activities pertinent to the plans/goals of each child in the group home as well as the specific duties highlighted below:
1. The SUPERVISOR will interact, guide and record behavioral observations in a timely and procedurally correct manner as required by billable Medicaid documentation.
2. The SUPERVISOR will supervise play activity (individual and group) and provide age appropriate activities.
3. The SUPERVISOR will participate as an active interdisciplinary team member, providing input about the child as needed.
4. Maintain the Play Room/Activity room as organized and safe areas.
5. Supervise household chores as assigned to each child.
6. Enforce program rules and report any infraction of such to the Program Manager/ Clinical Director.
7. Complete documentation relating to medication administration in a timely and accurate manner
8. Participate in intake and interviews for perspective client.
9. Provide staff schedules, monthly menus, and coordinate weekly activities for the
10. Account for and assist in the management of client funds and petty cash banks.
11. Provide 24/7 supervision for direct service professionals, and coverage where
needed, according to agency policies and procedures and Ibukun Family Teaching
12. Participate in training for internal staff as well as professionals from the
13. Provide crisis intervention and counseling to prevent psychiatric hospitalizations.
14. Transport the children to and from "off-campus" activities, providing supervision during such times.
15. Participate in training for internal staff as well as professionals from the community.
16. Provide constant reminders to children regarding consequences for both positive and negative behaviors; the importance of boundaries and provide positive reinforcement.
17. Maintain a safe and stable environment in the group home, e.g., halls are for walking not running; physical or verbal violence between residents (hitting, spitting, biting, or otherwise hurting) should not be tolerated; emotional violence should not be condoned, i.e., name calling; each resident have his own bed and trunk box and is entitled to his privacy; etc.
18. Other duties not listed above but in keeping with the responsibility of a Therapeutic Group Home and/or as requested by either the Program Manager or the Clinical Director.
1. Have a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited school in child development, psychology, social work or other human services related field.
2. Five (5) years of previous residential/group home experience with abused/neglected children as well as with children with behavior management problems.
3 Have the ability to communicate with youth with special needs and demonstrate skills in working with and managing children of the type served in the program.
4. Have good writing and oral communication skills.
5. Strong commitment to the operating philosophy of Ibukun Comprehensive Community Services (ICCS), the highest degree of honesty and integrity (reputable character) and personal character of a creditable role model for staff and clients.
Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and the ability to transport clients in the event that the facility motor vehicle is unavailable for use; “State Acceptable” driving record to transport children.Must also have updated driving insurance policy available for the agency personnel files at all times.
Comparable work experience will be favorably considered.
Computer literate would be helpful.
About Ibukun Comprehensive Community Services
IBUKUN Comprehensive Community Services (ICCS) is a not-for-profit social service agency established to provide group home placement, ongoing clinical evaluation, and therapeutic treatment for a wide range of child development and behavioral problems. Children and their families are provided treatment opportunities in a professional and sensitive environment in order to effect a positive change in their lives and mitigate the emotional, developmental, and behavioral disabilities resulting from family disruption.