The Residential Program Director of an Intense Group Living Environment, is responsible for the overall management of the program, in addition to the health and safety of the persons with psychiatric disabilities residing there. This residential program is a high intensity, recovery and clinically focused, transitional residential program. This program uses empowerment and creativity to help people move forward in their recovery despite challenges in the past.
- Directs and supervises all aspects of the program
- Insures that day to day operations of the group home is grounded in the philosophy and techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation
- Follow all Licensing standards and insure that charts meet Rehabilitation Option standards
- Schedule employees and evaluate employee performance
- Provide best-practice procedures, treatments, and approaches to help clients with psychiatric disabilities achieve their goals
Directly supervise employees. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws. Interview, hire, and train employees; reward and discipline employees; adjust employee grievances, problems and/or complaints.
REQUIREMENTS:Experience: Working in both group living environments for people with psychiatric diagnoses and in psychiatric in-patient units preferred. At least 4 years’ experience in human services and 4 years supervisory experience required. Previous experience with provision and/or management of psychiatric rehabilitation services preferred.
Education: Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required. LICSW, LMHC.
Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).
Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.
NSMHA offers a comprehensive benefits package to full time employees including heath and dental insurance and generous paid time off.