Position Description: Home Director I
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Program Supervisor
Created: October 1, 2021
Updated: Aug 5, 2022
Responsible for all the operations of the community home under the general direction of the Program Supervisor.
Essential Job Functions
Directs the entire operations and programming of a six (6) bed community home
Oversees the work performance of all direct care staff
Develop staff schedule and publish
Collect, assimilate, approve, and submit all appropriate documentation for payroll processing
Complete annual performance evaluation
Ensure that all policies, rules, and regulations are followed and establish resolutions including administration of discipline, corrections, and reinforcements as required
Conduct staff meetings and provide training when necessary
Responsible for the health and welfare of the individual(s) served
Schedule all medical appointments
Advocate individual(s) served rights when appropriate
Schedule individual(s) served activities
Ensure fire and evacuation procedures are up to date and train accordingly
Enhance the quality of life for the individual(s) served
Participate in the selection, placement, and training of new staff
Manages all care and maintenance of buildings and grounds for the community home
Schedule and ensure vehicle maintenance is completed
Responsible for the overall financial success of community home(s)
Maintain finances within the assigned budget
Manage assigned petty cash
Process all invoices and submit them to home office promptly and on time
Keep overtime to a minimum
Ensure all house inventories (food, supplies, clothing) are complete and proper amounts are available as needed
Ensure all efforts are made to maintain responsible utility, repair, and transportation expenses
Ensure compliance with standards for the annual survey
Prepare and submit all required documents in a timely manner (i.e., program notes, invoices/bills, state-required documents, payroll, individual(s) served financial information)
Oversee individual(s) served finances and ensure all policies and procedures are followed in the administration of such
Maintain a relationship with the family of each individual(s) served and work to ensure the best outcome
Serve as a role model for both individual(s) served and staff
Follow and enforce all policies and procedures of Evergreen
All other duties as assigned
Education: High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred
CMA certification within two (2) years of being in the Home Director position
Three (3) years of direct support experience and some supervisory experience preferred
Ability to communicate well both in written and oral forms
Good organizational skills with an eye for detail
Ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
Must be adaptable and have good decision-making skills
Working knowledge of basic computer applications, with the aptitude to learn additional software and programs
Constantly moves about to coordinate work
Routinely works in a fast-paced environment with multiple task deadlines
Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
Constantly alert and observant during working hours
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or medical conditions to perform the essential functions.
Will supervise a minimum of six (6) employees
May be required to attend seminars or job-related training courses.
Must have understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with Evergreen staff and with contacts from other agencies or entities.
Must be able to prioritize work tasks.
Must have a good driving record that meets the minimum requirements for Evergreen and reliable transportation. Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when required.
May be required to work in a variety of settings and environments, both indoors and outdoors.
Evergreen Life Services
I want more than just a job.
I want to make a difference in people’s lives.
I want to make a difference in my community.
We want to make a difference too. Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career. Sometimes that reward is a smile or a song from a resident, sometimes it’s the reward of knowing you helped a resident to learn daily life skills, like setting a table or preparing a meal. It could be watching a resident make beautiful artwork in one of our studios. Every day you will have opportunities to help those with intellectual or physical disabilities feel that they are a part of a community that cares.
Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.
We have nearly 2000 employees and more than 1100 individuals served in seven states, including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida.
If you are looking for a place where you can make a difference, at Evergreen Life Services you will change lives. Every employee is a valuable part of the team, because at Evergreen, everyone matters.
Evergreen, in it's mission is to serve, provide for and champion individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is looking for qualified, caring individuals to work with us.
Company Website: evergreenls.org
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