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Group Home Team Leader – Richmond in Richmond, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

If you are looking for a rewarding job helping people with disabilities become more independent and involved in their community, become a Team Leader at Benchmark Human Services. Expect thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

We offer competitive wages including performance bonuses, opportunities for career advancement, and full-and-part-time openings for all shifts, including weekends! Benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401k with employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and sick time, referral bonuses, and relocation opportunities.

Candidates for employment are required to pass a drug screening. If interested apply on-line at Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Group Home Team Leader

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs all the functions of a Team Leader and assists the Group Home Trainers. Supporting and training Group Home Trainers. Ensuring quality of services provided and the health and safety of the individual served.


Collect and disseminate forms and agency information as delegated by GHM.

Assist with training and monitoring Group Home Trainers.

Help develop and manage staffing schedule in accordance with the Group Home..

Responsible for ensuring that the individual’s home is safe, clean and in good repair.

Help collect and manage individual’s financial information; IE COH

Be sure that Active Treatment is being implemented per client’s ISP.

Assist in monitoring individual’s health care needs

Monitor proper diet, meal planning and shopping.

Ensure that monthly safety drills are conducted and documented.

Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

Maintain documentation, certification and training as required to comply with federal, state and program requirements and standards.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve.

Be available 24/7 except for day/ weekend off.

Be available for all client conferences in assigned home.

Be available for State Surveys in assigned homes.

Attending Team Leader Meetings bi-weekly/Assigned House staff meeting monthly

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).


*Review of goals and preparation of goal sheets

*Planning and follow-through of doctor appointments

*Assisting in crisis situations

*Meeting with diagnostic and evaluation team

*Review and checking in medications

*Assist with medical emergencies

*Assist with coordinating staffing coverage

*Train new employees

*Complete home observations


*Monitor in home client spending money and staff petty cash

*Cash checks and make deposits if applicable

*Complete paper work for grocery bills.

QUALIFICATIONS: Valid driver’s license, At least 2 years experience working with people with ID/DD preferred, High school diploma or equivalent, Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, Some experience in supervision preferred but not required. Valid CPR and First Aid