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Residential Assistant Program Manager

  • Chelsea, MA
  • Experience
  • Full Time (40 Hours)
  • MA
  • Chelsea, MA

The Assistant Program Manager 3 is a member of the Integrated Team of the Adult Community Clinical Services Program. The Assistant Program Manager reports to the Program Manager. Under the administrative supervision of the Program Manager, and the clinical supervision of the Clinical Coordinator, this position is responsible for the clinical and administrative aspects of the assigned residential program. The  Assistant Program Manager is fully integrated into the integrated team and provides supervision and guidance to the GLE staff’s efforts to provide direct care and treatment planning interventions. The Assistant Program Manager III will supervise a minimum of nine to twelve bed program, under the direction of the Program Manager III

Expectations of the Role:

  • Engage people and partner with them to improve their health and wellness, achieve symptom stabilization and self-management, develop and/or restore skills impacted by mental illness and live a self-directed life.
  • Assist people with psychiatric and substance use disorders to identify personal priorities, preferences, strengths, and interests in order to help them establish goals that support a life in recovery.
  • Implement Safety Plans and Crisis Prevention and Response Plans in order to help prevent and mitigate risk factors.
  • Use evidenced based practices including motivational interviewing as directed by clinical supervisors.
  • Assist in provision of skill building interventions and collaborate with Integrated Team to help move a person on to the most independent setting or level of care.
  • Assist with recruitment, training, supervising, evaluating and facilitate progressive discipline as needed for staff in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Liaison with families, guardians, DMH, and other outside service providers.
  • Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the program and vehicle.
  • Completes all necessary weekly/monthly report and teach NSMHA trainings to newly hired employees.
  • Performs on call duties as required.
  • Monitor medications in accordance with MAP regulations.
  • Work is primarily sedative, however off-site travel is required to attend meetings, persons appointments, trainings, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Residential Services Coordinator/Director.

What you’ll need:

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.

Experience: Human Services experience, specifically  with population that has severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorder. One year supervisory experience required.

Skills: Computer literacy required. Must obtain Massachusetts MAP within five (5) continuous months of hire (training provided). Must complete CPR/First Aid certification during orientation (training provided). Valid Mass driver’s license required.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12
  • Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities



Tagged as: ACCS, Adults, Bilingual, Community-Based, Direct Care, families, Human Services, residential, Residential Setting, Social Work

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