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Job: Assistant Program Manager

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Title Assistant Program Manager
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $15.50/ hour
Location Novato
Job Information

The Assistant Program Manager is responsible for weekend supervision of the direct support staff, including responding to calls and arranging for staff coverage in the event of an absence, and resolving other problems as they arise during regular working hours. The Assistant Program Manager is responsible for performing and providing supervision, leadership, and training to the other Direct Support Professionals working in the facility in the following duties:

1.       Carrying out each resident’s behavioral and skill goals as defined in the resident’s Individualized Service Plan (ISP).

2.       Organizing and providing transportation to activities for the residents.

3.       Assisting and training residents in the activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, dressing, grooming and toileting, and ensuring their good appearance at day programs or other community activities.

4.       Preparation of nutritious meals and following of proper food handling and storage procedures.  Duties may include preparation of weekly menus and/or the purchasing of groceries and supplies.

5.       Assisting residents with the self-administration of medications and related recordkeeping.  Transporting residents to medical appointments.

6.       Recording of daily notes regarding residents’ behavior, in-home and community activities, communication, skill development, health concerns, and special incidents.

7.       General daily housekeeping duties.

8.       Maintaining good relationships with residents’ families and day programs.

Job Requirements

1.       Must have a criminal record clearance, physical and a negative TB test, clean DMV report.

2.       Must be able to work both Saturday and Sunday in order to provide weekend supervision.

3.       Three or more years’ direct support experience in programs for the developmentally disabled.  Staff supervision experience a plus.

The Assistant Program Manager is a full-time, 40 hour/week, non-exempt position.  Sat and Sun hours are 9AM – 5PM OR 11AM – 7PM and then this person will work 3 days during the work week, 3PM – 11PM.

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