Residential Manager in South Bend, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Human Services was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Benchmark has grown to become one of the most respected organizations in the country in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health.  We work with people at home, at work, and in the community, through residential, employment, crisis response, behavioral, recovery, children’s services and day services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide training and supervision to staff in accordance with state and federal
    regulations, and Benchmark Human Services group home policies and procedures.
  • Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in the development and
    implementation of each client’s individual plans.
  •  Complete daily, weekly, monthly and yearly documentation as required by
    Benchmark Human Services and state and federal regulations.
  •  Coordinate repairs and required maintenance of the group home.
  •  Maintain staff schedule according to staffing limitations.
  •  Seek input and maintain effective communication with IDT and supervisor.
  •  Financial management for house budget and for each client as specified in ISP.
  •  Attend all agency and departmental meetings, client appointments as directed, and
    chair client specific and house meetings.
  • Monitor overall health care needs including plans, medications, treatment protocols,
    and the general well-being of clients served.
  •  Plan and participate directly in recreational, therapeutic, and training activities of the
    clients.
  • Provide on-call services and respond to client and house needs.
  • Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation to supervisor or department
    head.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of staff.
  • Reasonable suspicion of a crime against an ICF/MR resident must be reported to Indiana State Department of Health and Law Enforcement (Elder Justice Act).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.
  • Report to work as scheduled (on call as needed) 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team of direct support professionals
  •  Understanding of state and federal regulations
  •  Ability to interpret financial data and make necessary adjustments to meet goals
  •  Ability to multi-task.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college preferred.
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

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