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Children's Home Program Manager 

About the Organization For over 70 years, St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) has worked to provide help and create hope for the most vulnerable members of the Greater Lansing community. One of the largest human services agencies in the area, STVCC is the charitable arm of the Diocese of Lansing, serving children and families in crisis through adoption, foster care, refugee resettlement, immigration legal and counseling services as well as through a therapeutic Children's Home for children who have experienced severe abuse and neglect.  
Category Care Management  
Description

The CH Manager supports the Children's Home treatment and intervention philosophy by instructing and assuring its implementation and practice by all supervisors and youth advocates in their work with youth. The CH Manager provides supervision, teaching, and guidance to all unit/CCAP supervisors to ensure ongoing growth and development. Provides leadership for all members of the team; attends and actively participates in various meetings (team, supervisor, CH leadership, etc. Ensures compliance of supervisory team to program Behavior Management Procedures. The CH Manager supports the philosophy of trauma informed care and strength-based intervention. The CH Manager will provide clear expectation and oversight of supervisory team regarding most effective intervention and strategies to be used within the program; towards staff and children. Effectively helps the supervisory team create and sustain a strength based 'culture' that recognizes and values progress toward therapeutic goals. Supports the day-to-day needs of the program and helps create context so that physical managements continue to decrease and alternative interventions continue to increase.

The CH Manager will focus on the following areas of programmatic need, continued oversight and growth opportunity:

  • Forge and establish working partnerships/bonds within the multi-disciplinary teams
  • Guide supervisors on building/develop their staff with a focus on individual strengths and growth areas
  • Help supervisors develop action plans and individual unit missions and visions
  • Development and implementation of hiring and retention goals, strategies, and initiatives for CH
  • Focus on continual agency efforts regarding employee job satisfaction
  • Assist in disciplinary action when needed with supervisors

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supervises the Unit/CCAP Supervisors; while maintaining the supervisory standards set forth by the Program Director.
  • Provides on-going training, guidance, communication, counseling, and evaluative information to supervisors on a regular basis. This includes meeting regularly for supervision of Unit/CCAP Supervisors and written evaluations when due per agency policy.
  • Responsible for ensuring staffing needs for best outcome of clinical needs and program needs within CH. Will be aware of the budgeted staffing hours (regular and OT) and work continually with supervisors to improve the process.
  • Will enact program wide leadership strategies that support the most effective growth and development for all Unit/CCAP Supervisors. Will continually work to improve strength based interventions as a leader to the Unit/CCAP Supervisor team. Leadership style may be adjusted based on the individual needs of the Unit/CCAP Supervisor; however it will remain critical that the enhancement of the program is being done through positive reinforcement and guidance.
  • Responsible for 24 hours a day on-call duties, as scheduled. Will assist with support supervisors shifts, as needed.
  • Attends, and actively participates, in required multidisciplinary meetings, debriefing meetings and leadership meetings. Facilitates weekly supervisor meetings that will focus on the growth and development of the supervisor team, while still addressing the logistical needs of the program/building.
  • Will participate, and be an integral component, in the quality utilization program meetings.
  • Responsible for creating ‘process improvement' strategies and ideas, and not only task oriented supervisory duties during work hours. Effective time-management and follow through of supervisory duties will be required.
  • Will participate in all interviews, with Unit/CCAP Supervisors; as required. Must ensure that any staffing candidate can execute and uphold the strength based culture and tone for the growth of the program.
  • Provides, at minimum, monthly individual supervision and bi-monthly unit supervision to all Unit/CCAP Supervisors to enhance growth and development on an individual, team and program level.
  • Provide accountability and follow through to supervisors of their various supervisory tasks and duties that need to be completed on a monthly/ongoing basis (i.e. scheduling, payroll, supervisions, evaluations, etc).
  • Coordinate the payroll process, ensuring all supervisors complete timely and accurately for their unit.
  • Ensures compliance with state contract and CCI rules. Oversees the follow through of program guidelines to maintain building and program compliance.
  • Works closely with all multidisciplinary treatment team members (i.e. therapists, case managers, coordinators, office support staff, medical team, etc) to effectively coordinate how to improve the Children's Home as a program, rather than enhancing disciplines as only separate entities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
  • Carries out all other duties as designated by the Program Director.
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday  
Location St. Vincent Catholic Charities - Lansing  
Open Date 3/8/2019  
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Education: Shall possess one of the following: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or another related Human Service field.

Experience: 4 years of experience in a child caring organization preferred. Also possesses the following abilities:

Registration, licenses, certifications or special training: A valid Michigan Driver License, access to reliable transportation and maintain appropriate insurance.

Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Emotionally able to work with information that may be traumatic in nature, as well as, work with individuals or families in crisis or experiencing trauma.
  • Mobility and capacity to support and/or manage a physically aggressive and escalated child when physical management is required to assure safety.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Work involves talking, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, kneeling, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal for extended periods of time.
  • Noise in the work environment is usually moderately quiet but can be very loud at times.
  • Work in an environment with various degrees of discomfort.
  • Driving as needed throughout the day.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Notes

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

 
Benefits Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, life, disability, retirement, holiday, vacation and sick time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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