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Team Lead – Marion, IN in Marion, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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    Marion, IN
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Job Description

Now is the time to apply for employment with Benchmark.

If you’re looking for a rewarding job helping people with disabilities become more independent and involved in their community,

become a Team Lead at Benchmark Human Services.

We are looking for someone with experience working with people who have developmental/intellectual disabilities.

 This position would be a supervisory position in Supported Living requiring every third weekend on-call.

 Expect thorough training, great challenges and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

We offer competitive wages and opportunities for career advancement that includes transfer opportunities across the United States.

Benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending, 401K with employer match, tuition reimbursement, PTO, sick time, referral bonuses, profit sharing and relocation opportunities.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, auto insurance and a high school diploma/GED.  A thorough background history will be completed.

Candidates for employment are required to pass a drug screening.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply on-line at


Performs all the functions of a DSP’s and assists the Program Coordinator in supervising, supporting and training DSP’s and in ensuring quality of services provided and the health and safety of the individual served.


  1. Collect and disseminate forms and agency information as delegated by supervisor.

  2. Assist with training and monitoring DSP’s.

  3. Assist with:

  • Review of goals and preparation of goal sheets

  • Planning and follow-through of doctor appointments

  • Updating client files

  • Planning living arrangements for clients

  • Moving clients into their new homes

  • Assisting in crisis situations

  • Meeting with diagnostic and evaluation team

  • Review and checking in medications

  • Assist with medical emergencies

  • Assist with quarterly reports

  • Assist with coordinating staffing coverage

  • Track and monitor employee CPR/FA, Auto Insurance, D.L., OSHA/SAT, Mantoux

  • Complete home observations

  1. Assist in finances with:

  • Monitor in home client spending money and staff petty cash

  • Write checks for living expenses if applicable
  • Cash checks and make deposits if applicable

  • Complete paper work for grocery bills and write checks, if applicable

  1. Help develop and manage staffing schedule in accordance with Plan of Care.

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

  3. Help collect and manage individual’s financial information.

  4. Assist with in home client finances and money management.

  5. Assist in monitoring individual’s health care needs

  6. Monitor proper diet, meal planning and shopping.

  7. Ensure that monthly safety drills are conducted and documented.

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

  9. Attend monthly department meetings and conduct at a minimum monthly home meetings

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

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

  3. Report to work as scheduled.


  1. Effectively train new employees

  2. Organization and ability to multi-task

  3. Ability to manage client finances

  4. Effectively communicate with all internal and external stakeholders


  1. Valid driver’s license

  2. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred

  1. High school diploma or equivalent

  2. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.