House Manager

House Manager
House Manager2019-02-13T11:53:37-05:00

Job Description

Position Title: House Manager

Basic Function as relates to the Provide Care Mission Statement: To empower the individuals we support to participate in and become active members of their community.

Job Summary: Responsible for the day to day operation of each individual site and the routine needs of each individual living there. Maintain a safe and positive environment for each individual to reach their maximum potential.

Detailed Duties:
1. Schedule staff in home to meet the individual’s needs.
2. Ensure staff has the necessary skills and tools to meet the individual’s needs.
3. Maintain a safe, healthy, positive environment for the individuals we support.
4. Schedule necessary medical appointments for the individuals.
5. Ensure staff is recording data for each individual we support.
6. Coordinate with the Pharmacy for individual’s medications or Medical Supply Companies.
7. Initial and ongoing contact with families, county Case Managers, and Extended Support Team Members. (ie. CSS, ARMHS etc.)
8. Plan appropriate meals and ensure grocery shopping is completed.
9. Schedule and conduct monthly staff meetings.
10. Complete required reports; Quarterly, Semi-Annual, Annual, financial, incident/accident, etc.
11. Orientation of new staff to site specific training.
12. Assist individual’s as necessary in money management. Keep “All” receipts and record “All” transactions to ensure accurate record keeping of individual’s funds.
13. Keep the Designated Coordinator, Program Director and Director of Program Services informed.
14. Perform all duties of DSP while working with individuals we support.
15. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Principle Accountabilities:
1. Accountable to individuals at the site that we support.
2. Accountable to Designated Coordinator, Program Director and Director of Program Services.
3. Accountable to Guardians, families, Case Managers, EST.
4. Accountable to DSPs working at their site.
5. Accountable for documentation.
6. Accountable for money entrusted to their care.

Principle Interactions (other staff, client families, county workers, etc.):
1. Positive supportive interaction with individuals we support.
2. Positive supportive interacts with DSP.
3. Interacts with Designated Coordinator, Program Director and Director of Program Services.
4. Interacts with Guardians, family members, Case Managers.
5. Interacts with other service providers; doctors, day programs, schools, transportation companies, etc.

Ideal candidate:
Knowledge, experience, educational requirements:
1. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
2. Two year or four year college degree plus 2000 hours of documented Mental Health Clinical Supervision.
3. Without a degree, 6000 hours of documented Mental Health Clinical Supervison.
4. Two years of experience working with individuals with DD, TBI, MR, MI.
5. Medication administration training.
6. Therapeutic Intervention (TI)
7. CPR and First Aid training.
8. Good organizational skills.
9. Good communication skills.
10. Good writing skills/Computer Skills

State required qualifications: must meet one of the following:
1. Two year degree plus two years of FTE direct care under the supervision of a qualified person.
2. Diploma (accredited post-secondary) plus three years of FTE direct care under the supervision of a qualified person.
3. Minimum of 50 hours of education/training plus four years of FTE direct care under supervision of a qualified person.

Authority Level: Managers/Assistants

Able to make recommendations to the Designated Coordinator, Program Director and Director of Program Services regarding personnel actions.

Reports To: Designated Coordinator, Program Director and Director of Program Services

Team Memberships:
1. Individual’s teams members.
2. House Managers.
3. Other, as directed by the Designated Coordinator.