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Shift Supervisor

Location: Queens, NY

Department: Adolescent Residential Care

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Summary: The shift supervisor is responsible for ensuring Youth Development staff’s compliance with the daily routine and structure of the facility during the shift of duty and responsible for maintaining agency standards of quality care and service provision for the youth residing within the facility. The Shift Supervisor will supervise all Youth Specialists II and Cook staff, their deployment and activities, uphold the daily programming, routines, discipline, program structure, and tone in order to support the Missouri Model.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure the supervision of all on-site staff and residents.
  • Maintain order, safety and security standards of the home.
  • Uphold daily living routines, schedules, and procedures through supporting Youth Specialist staff.
  • Mediate conflict, whether between staff or residents.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely fashion, including incident reports.
  • Must be able to carry out all of the duties and functions of a Youth Specialist II
  • Support the Site Director through informal supervision and by providing staff with ongoing feedback.
  • Maintains and reviews log books, behavior assessment reports, and other relevant documentation.
  • Manage residents' behavior utilizing the principles of the Missouri Model with the goal teaching the young people to make positive, lasting changes in their behavior.
  • Ensure high standard of sanitary conditions throughout the house.                      
  • Participate in the planning and execution of educational, recreational, and enrichment activities.                                                                  
  • Communicates frequently with Site Director, Assistant Director of ARC, Case Planners, and support
  • Responsible for providing safe transportation for residents and attending various appointments
  • Attend all mandatory training required by ACS, OCFS and the Agency.
  • Responsible for adhering to all ACS, OCFS and agency regulations.  
  • Uphold rules, repertoire of responses, confrontation techniques, application of the restriction system, negotiating restrictions, Force Fields; utilization of Safe Crisis Management techniques when necessary.
  • Schedules and maintain daily maintenance of agency vehicles
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Ability to drive a 10 to 15 passenger van
  • Prior experience working in a group home required.
  • Must have excellent  verbal and written communication skills in order to maintain required documentation 
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and youth development, and trauma-informed perspective
  • Ability to travel to all five boroughs
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Sheltering Arms
  • Must be able to pass required Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training and pass recertification on an annual basis.

 
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

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