Glenkirk Program Director in Northbrook, Illinois
Would you like to turn your passion for making a positive difference in people?s lives into a rewarding career? Join our team at Glenkirk! Since 1954, we have provided the highest quality lifetime supports and services to empower individuals with intellectual disabilities, to participate more fully in all areas of community life. We offer a variety of residential, day, and employment programs, as well as respite, medical, behavioral, and home-based services. Our focus has always been on the unique strengths, needs, and desires of each person we serve.
BASIC FUNCTION: Ensure development, coordination and consistent implementation of individual integrated service plans through the community support team for all designated individuals.
SCOPE: Assure the development and implementation of an individualized, integrated service plan for each designated individual. Convene the community support team and coordinate the delivery of all needed services. Ensure all assessments are completed as needed, advocate for the rights and services of individuals, document individual status in regards to the service plan, and monitor environmental conditions. Oversee all facets of the daily operation of assigned CILA homes, CLF sites, FLA sites, and/or FNL programming.
Education: B.A. in human services or a related field.
Experience: One year of full time experience serving individuals with intellectual disabilities for CILA homes.
Knowledge: Demonstrated ability to work with people with intellectual disabilities, work effectively, cooperatively wit administration, staff and persons external to the programs, and competently supervise and manage facility in absence of Asst. Vice President, Residential Services. Working knowledge of Department of Mental Health rules 115, Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities regulations and DCFS regulations, if applicable.
Physical Requirements: Able to be certified in and implement Non-violent Intervention Training, able to lift 44ibs., able to lift and move non-& semi-ambulatory individuals, assisting individuals off the bus/van and able to move boxes and/or furniture for cleaning.