The Site Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the creation of a safe and healthy environment that fosters communication and is conducive to the provision of supports for adults supported by DIDD. This job carries with it the obligation to respect the dignity and recognize the potential for growth of every individual who receives or provides services and supports, and to advocate for the rights of people we support. The Site Supervisor is responsible for the overall supervision direct care staff, daily operations of the site(s) and ensuring the health and safety of the individuals receiving supports. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed.
Provide supervision to lead staff and DSP’s that is one to one, direct, frequent, face to face, ongoing and appropriately documented.
Participate in hiring, site orientation, assign duties and follow progressive discipline of DSP staff
Model, instruct and assist staff in supporting consumers in daily life skill development such as cooking/food preparation, shopping, academics, socialization, utilizing community resources, vocational, social and interpersonal development, etc.
Formally evaluate the work performance of all DSP staff after 90 days and annually thereafter. Review performance, areas for professional growth and development, successes and opportunities for further trainings as necessary. Also include an opportunity to receive feedback from supervisees regarding their needs
Provide ongoing assessment of DSP work quality and documentation efforts, and provide feedback and skills training as needed.
Review and submit staff schedules and electronic timesheets to the ADR weekly and provide site coverage as needed by managing time off requests, call-outs, and no-shows.
Cover direct care shifts as needed
Maintain a visible presence in the site(s) to model interactions, and positively influence staff and the individuals served.
Conduct regular unannounced visits of the sites
Maintain on call status as part of the management team and provide emergency consultation in crisis situations
Two years’ supervisory experience or possess willingness and capacity to develop needed skills
Knowledge of and compliance with the RHD Policy Regulations and DIDD Guidelines
Knowledge of RHD Corporate and Mainstay policies and procedures, values and beliefs
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form
Ability to speak frankly, honestly, and appropriately about ongoing matters.
Ability to engage clients and staff in effective, therapeutic and healthy interactions
Problem Solving, conflict resolution, organization and time management skills
Ability to maintain professional and therapeutic boundaries
Capacity to lift individuals for the purpose of transfers if applicable
Ability to utilize and navigate Microsoft programs and applications
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
RHD Nashville is a supervised, community-based residential program designed to provide a range of established and innovative rehabilitation strategies for adults with developmental abilities who may be at-risk or in need of clinical treatment. The program focuses on accountability, competence, least restrictive alternative, normalization, due process and control.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.