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Extended Day Treatment Supervisor

Company: The Village For Families & Children
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Starting annual salary $40,000

JOB SUMMARY

Coordinate and supervise milieu activities, sometimes across different sites, to ensure consistency of practice and program standards. Coordinate transportation. Team with Clinical and Child Development Staff (CDS) to plan for family programming. Supervise CDS. Ensure staffing to meet required ratios. Work directly in milieu, providing support and oversight to staff, children and families.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Securing the safety of children in all situations.
  • Learning, adhering to, and implementing agency and department policies and procedures.
  • Direct supervision of Child Development Staff through individual supervision, online supervision and group supervision.
  • Assuring adequate staff coverage at all times.
  • Participating in hiring, training and evaluating CDS and other staff as applicable.
  • Identifying and encouraging CDS staff to pursue personal and professional development opportunities (i.e. specialized training, education advancement).
  • Providing appropriate feedback and coaching to Child Development staff on an on-going basis.
  • Ensuring that staff maintain an atmosphere in which racial, cultural, ethnic, gender and physical differences are respected and honored.
  • Ensuring activities are planned, posted, and facilitated daily. Also, that activities are therapeutic and take into account children's individual goals.
  • Assisting the team in maintaining a family friendly culture which engages families in multiple facets of treatment.
  • Leading staff meetings on a rotating basis, contributing to improvements in programming and resolution of problems.
  • Assuring that Agency and Program Procedures are followed in emergency situations including engaging in problem solving and crisis management as needed.
  • Serving a healthy role model to staff, children, and parents, exemplifying the philosophy, goals, values, policies and procedures that guide the daily operation of EDT.
  • Modeling cooperative, customer friendly working relationships with DCF, Village staff, teachers and other professionals.
  • Submitting invoices and payments for milieu related activities in a timely manner.
  • Working with children and program staff by co-leading activities and co-facilitating therapeutic groups.
  • Maintaining appropriate certifications (e.g. Public Service License, First Aid, TCI).
  • Writing necessary reports as required.
  • Providing a strong physical presence, by coordinating schedule to coincide with peak hours of need of Child Development Staff.

    Experience and Skills
    EDUCATION
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college preferred.

    EXPERIENCE
    • Minimum of 3 years' experience in comparable setting, i.e. level of care and development level, including 1 year supervisory/management experience.
    • Ability to work in a team environment, good problems solving skills, solid computer skills, ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of the practitioner.
    • Valid driver's license and the capacity to attain or maintain a Public Service License, Medication Administration Certification, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Certification, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification, Defensive Driving Certification, Safe Food Handling Certification.
    • Knowledge of basic child development, issues related to the effects of abuse and neglect.
    • Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications. Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows XP environment. Familiarity with specific applications used by the Village a plus.
    • Must be able to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Must be culturally competent to serve a diverse population.
    • Must have the ability to manage stress and to respond to emergency situations safely and calmly.
    • Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations, including ability to supervise groups of children and perform physical intervention if required; and to drive a passenger vehicle of up to 10 passengers.

Keywords: The Village For Families & Children, Hartford , Extended Day Treatment Supervisor, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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