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Oconomowoc Residential Programs Associate Program Supervisor in Lafayette, Indiana

POSITION: Assistant Program Supervisor (APS) ROSEWOOD DIVISION OF PERSONNEL: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

UNIT: Main Building & Group Homes DEPARTMENT: Programing

QUALIFICATIONS: Have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. A college degree in a human services field is

preferred. Have a valid Indiana driver’s license. Have demonstrated skill and/or potential in working directly with mentally

handicapped and/or emotionally disturbed students. Supervisory experience or training is a plus. Be at least 21 years old

SUPERVISION: This job reports to the Program Supervisor and does not have direct reports.

POSITION PHILOSOPHY: Be a part of a close-knit team that provides therapeutic and educational services to kids and teens with

severe developmental disabilities and emotional disturbances. Supervise students in their daily living activities. Ensure students and

your peers have the support they need to thrive. At T.C. Harris, a MyPath company, we want you to succeed. When you join our team,

you will be enrolled in our comprehensive training program designed to build the skills and confidence needed to meet your job

requirements and begin to build your career with us.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to implement agency-approved physical intervention techniques as trained by T.C. Harris with the ability to manage students up to 150 pounds frequently and in excess of 200 pounds occasionally.

  • Bending, twisting, reaching, lifting, walking, standing, running, squatting, and bilateral manual dexterity to perform as described above. This requires you to be able to go from a standing, knelling or crouching position into a sitting position without assistance while possibly restraining a student.

  • Ability to supervise, monitor and effectively communicate with students in a variety of communication styles and abilities.

  • Ability to stay awake during assigned shifts.

  • Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to use good judgment, make quick decisions in the moment, and use good problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to stay alert during working hours.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, students, guardians, case managers and other external contacts both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to understand written and oral direction and to read, write, and understand English.

  • Ability to accurately and legibly complete all required documentation.

  • Ability to maintain self-composure and self-control while managing students’ aggressive behavior and in chaotic and tense situations.

  • Ability and willingness to implement approved de-escalation and intervention techniques as trained by the company.

  • Requires the ability to accompany, participate with and supervise students on community outings to zoos, parks, swimming pools, trampoline park, etc..

  • Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Fast pace and may sometimes be noisy or distracting.

  • Some work areas are not air-conditioned. While you are primarily indoors in temperature-controlled spaces, occasionally work

is performed outdoors.

    1. Students' behavior can be offensive or obtrusive and may require physical intervention.
  • Machines, Equipment, and Tools Which May Be Used:

  • Home electronics-type equipment (television, VCR, stereo, etc.)

  • Phone

  • Walkie-talkie

  • Copy machine

  • Gait belt or other similar medical equipment (including digital blood pressure cuff & thermometer

  • Motor vehicle

  • Bathroom equipment (shower, toilet, hairdryer etc.)

  • Computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Exposures:

  • Risk of exposure to blood or other body fluids

  • You will have available PPE and protocols in place to protect yourself, other staff and students. Training will also be provided on these standard precautions.

  • No reasonably anticipated exposure to hazardous equipment, assorted chemicals, gases, vapors, or other pollutants but cleaning chemicals are available upon request.

ID: 2021-13836

Shift: 1st and 2nd

External Company Name: TC Harris

External Company URL: https://careers.mypathcompanies.com

Street: 16-18 Sonoma Court

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