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Shift Supervisor, Developmental Disabilities

Shift Supervisor, Developmental Disabilities

Job Location 
US-NY-South Ozone Park
Category 
Developmental Disabilities
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

 

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

 

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

 

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

Position Summary:

The Shift Supervisor will monitor and ensure that active treatment is provided to individuals with developmental disabilities ensuring consumer safety and respect of consumer rights.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and instruct all Program Specialists on shift
  • Responsible for overall functioning of the facility during the absence of the Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager
  • Responsible for the physical condition of the residence including agency vehicles; ensuring they are maintained in a safe and sanitary condition
  • Responsible for client and agency funds and expenditures during shift (petty cash, client monies, clothing monies, recreation etc.)
  • Ensure appropriate follow-up to medication administration during shifts and after client medical appointments
  • Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years experience in MR/DD or related field
  • AMAP trained, SCIP-R trained, CPR & First AID Trained
  • Valid NYS driver’s license  

SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  • Keywords: Direct service professional, counselor, residential counselor, direct care counselor, habilitation specialist, human services, social services, social worker, case manager, health services, developmental disabilities, mental health behavioral health, OPWDD, OMRDD