Careers & Benefits

Supported Living Manager

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category: Supported Living
Wage: Annual Salary: $38,000
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Benchmark Human Services helps support individuals throughout life, from infancy to elder years. Our team serves more than 10,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The SLM is responsible for coordinating and managing the operation of Supported Living homes. Supervise staff and provide a meaningful day for the clients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise, train, and provide guidance to the staff in accordance with state and federal regulations, Benchmark Human Services personnel policies, the Supported Living policy, and procedure manual.
  • Participates as part of a collaborative team in the development of each client’s Individual Support Plan (ISP) and Person Centered Plan (PCP).
  • Participate in direct service for each client.
  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly documentation as required by Benchmark and state and federal regulations. Maintain in-home client files according to standards and protocol established.
  • Responsible for following client’s budget and ensuring payment of bills. Assist client in maintaining Medicaid eligibility by scheduling and attending all Medicaid appointments and providing proper documentation.
  • Communicate professionally with families, Case Manager, Behavioral Consultant, health care personnel, schools, landlords, employers, etc.
  • Participate in SL Manager’s meetings, team meetings and other departmental meetings, ISP, Quarterlies, IEP meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
  • Implement training programs as specified in each client’s ISP.
  • Comply with behavior support policies and procedures and implements approved behavior support programs.
  • Participate in the hiring and discipline of assigned staff.
  • Ensure proper medication/treatment administration and assist in meeting the client’s health care needs.
  • Schedule and assist clients in all medical appointments and procedures. Ensure completion of proper follow up.
  • Plan and implement community-based, age appropriate, recreational activities for the
    clients.
  • Implement required training protocol for new and existing staff.
  • Respond appropriately and promptly to on-call situations.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation to supervisor or department head.
  • Maintain employment-required documentation (current auto insurance, driver’s license), certification (i.e., First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration, Mandt, etc.), and training (OSHA, Abuse & Neglect, etc.) as required to comply with federal, state and program requirements and standards.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Advancement opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Two years experience working with individuals with mental disabilities.
  •  A minimum of 1-year supervisory experience preferred.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid.
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
  • Must complete training as required: Interviewing, hiring, discipline, employee relations, etc

 

Please visit our website at www.benchmarkhs.com. Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates can apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers

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