Berwyn, IL, United States
Jan 08, 2020
Apr 22, 2020
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Maryville Academy has an opening for full-time Evening Supervisor in our Casa Imani program. This location will be moving from Bartlett to Berwyn, Illinois.
About Maryville Academy
For more than 132 years, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children. As the world has changed, so have the needs of the families and children we serve. Maryville has adapted by focusing on our community’s most critical issues. Today, our range of programs includes residential care, mental health services, healthcare and family support services, as well as a variety of educational and youth development offerings. Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth.
About Casa Imani
The Casa Imani Program provides a nurturing home and treatment environment for expectant and parenting young women, who have a history of childhood trauma and lack the structure of a biological family to teach or support them and who, by virtue of the presence of mental illness resulting from childhood trauma, cannot manage a less restrictive environment.
About the Evening Supervisor Position
Responsible for assisting the Program Manager in the overall organization and ongoing development of an assigned residential setting during a specific shift. Monitor the interactions of staff and youth to ensure appropriate service delivery in a safe and nurturing environment. Assist in the training and supervision of Youth Care Workers in order to ensure compliance with program expectations including the Maryville philosophy and Clinical Model of Youth Care. Provide consultation to Youth Care Workers in both verbal and written form. Provides shift leadership, direction, and coordination in order to facilitate the integration of resources for the betterment of the youth enrolled in the program. Engages in the performance of managerial duties. Customarily and regularly directs three or more other Youth Care Workers.
Additional Duties Include:
Supervises three or more other Youth Care Workers;
Provides input into the development of treatment plans and objectives;
Participates in the milieu while observing and addressing interactions of staff and youth to provide constructive feedback both verbally and in written form;
Provides ongoing consultations/evaluations for Youth Care Workers and maintains programmatic files for subordinates in conjunction with the Program Manager;
Assists with the orientation of program participants and staff members;
Oversees the written documentation required daily for each youth, including, but not limited to record documentation, billing logs, medical logs, and specific information as requested by the Treatment Team;
Leads shift transition meetings and participates in staff meetings and in-service trainings, as needed;
Provides coordination of daily activities including therapy sessions, recreation, meal planning, visitations, the self-administration of medication by the youth and group interventions;
Directs and encourages staff members when dealing with crisis situations;
Participates in continued performance quality improvement;
Performs other work related duties as assigned;
Assists with the allocation of daily financial resources in accordance with the programmatic budget;
Performs duties to ensure youth/staff ratios are met daily;
Transports youth in a Maryville van, as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree required in human service related field from an accredited college or university preferred, plus two years of residential child care experience; or
Minimum of one year of experience appropriate to population being served.
Minimum of 25 years of age;
Ability to engage youth in a manner which encourages autonomy through the development of problem solving skills, as well as fostering the understanding and development of new concepts and skills; most often these activities occur in a group or 1:1 context;
Successful completion of initial and ongoing training requirements;
Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license in compliance with the driving standards as identified on form CFS-671;
Ability to drive a fifteen passenger van;
Demonstrate skill in working with and managing children of the type served in the program;
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, with Maryville youth, supervisors, coworkers, subordinates, support agencies, and a variety of internal, as well as external, consumers;
Knowledge and understanding of minority group cultures;
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of basic supervision and management;
Ability to learn and use computer technology;
Knowledge of Program Plan and licensing requirements;
Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop and walk, sometimes for extended periods; able to walk up and down stairs;
Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
Must possess the ability to provide physical restraint to youth;
Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.
Environment and Scheduling:
Work is performed in, and in association with, group home settings, including but not limited to schools, recreational facilities, court rooms, hospitals, correctional/detention institutions, and various community settings;
Duties may involve contact with youth who may be threatening, aggressive and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
Must be flexible and available to work additional hours when necessary;
May be scheduled to work on weekends, evenings, and/or holidays;
Duties include 24 hour on-call and immediate response to emergency needs of the program.
Why Join the Maryville Family?
Maryville employees get to make a difference in the lives of children and families. In addition, full time employees also receive:
PPO health insurance options
FSA and HSA
Paid vacation and sick days
9 paid holidays a year
After one year of service you will be eligible for dental insurance, long term disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement.
For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at www.maryvilleacademy.org
Maryville Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.
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