OPWDD-Direct Support Professional Supervisor

Richmond Community Services
Oct 01, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Director, supervises and provides direction to the Direct Support Professional (DSP) employees assigned to her/him to ensure that Richmond quality standards are maintained in the delivery of care to the residents, and is responsible for the operation of the residence as assigned by the Residence Manager. Education:A minimum of an Associate's degree or equivalent (in a health related field preferred), Bachelor's degree preferred.Experience:A minimum of three years previous supervisory experienceA minimum of one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.Other:Clean, valid NYS driver's license. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:Must be goal-oriented, a problem solver, and solution-driven.Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. This includes structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.Ability to issue clear instructions and assign duties to staff, as well as observe and evaluate their performance.Ability to coach staff and help them resolve work related problems that arise.Ability to interact with all levels of employees and to represent the Agency with external groups/individuals.Computer experience including keyboarding skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Power Point), and Internet navigation required.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Must successfully complete training in both medication administration, CPR, SCIP and First Aid within six (6) months of hire date, and complete and maintain Richmond Driver Authorization.

Company Description:

Richmond Community Services is a premier provider of services to adults with developmental disabilities. Our 15 sites/programs are staffed by more than 500 employees from diverse backgrounds including licensed professionals and skilled, dedicated direct support staff.