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HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR SUP-F/C - SES - 67072381 APD/DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Date: Oct 17, 2020

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Requisition No: 223961 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR SUP-F/C - SES - 67072381 APD/DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Position Number: 67072381 

Salary:  $1,147.16 BIWEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 10/27/2020 

**POSITION IS OVERLAP**

COMMUNITY 3, 2ND SHIFT, WORKING HOURS 3:00PM-11:30PM

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.     

 Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent assigned to this position is a point of contact and responsible for managing and directing all operational aspects of the individual ward and or facility during the entire respective shift.  

Manages and supervises the daily ward operation and direct care staff engaged in the custody and care of vulnerable persons who are intellectually challenged.

Functions as a role model for residents to reinforce the behavioral and social skills required to be successful in integrating into community and/or residential environments.

Evaluates behaviors of individual residents and provides feedback to the treatment teams and subordinate staff to ensure that behavioral programs are implemented and documented in a consistent manner.  Trains and assists direct care staff in interpreting and/or clarifying the behavioral program.

Functions at the team leader in the absence of the Residential Services Director FC SES or Human Services Administrator FC SES and assumes a leadership role in mentoring new employees.  Assists the Residential Services Director FC SES or Human Services Administrator FC SES in the deployment of new policies and procedures and/or protocols and behavioral program updates.

Directs the implementation and deployment of behavioral programs designed for each resident in an appropriate, fair and impartial manner.  This includes but is not limited to ensuring that all policies are followed, managing and communicating on-going program changes, and collecting and recording all required data in a timely and accurate manner.

Ensures that all activities associated with the resident are documented in chronological order in accordance with agency protocol.  Ensures all associated documents are timely and accurately filed in the resident charts.

Initiates appropriate management action to address and notify behavioral teams of any issues associated with the resident that are unusual and/or may require follow up and further investigation.

Works in partnership and coordinates as appropriate with medical, security, rehabilitation, and support coordinator personnel to effectively and efficiently manage and direct the daily operation of the respective ward and/or facility.

Makes rounds to observe services provided to residents and compliance with operating procedures.

Plans workloads, workflows, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with employees.

Communicates on a regular basis with employees both individually and in staff meetings.

Monitor, in-service, motivate and direct staff in areas of job performance. Complete employee’s performance evaluations and performance expectations within established timeframes as required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of behavior modification.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices used in the treatment of clients.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and promote behavior modification programs for clients.
  • Ability to counsel relatives and visitors of clients.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to supervise people.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

Other job-related requirements for this position:

  • Certification in the agency approved crisis prevention and intervention program at the Advanced level
  • Incumbent is required to submit to pre-employment TB screening and on an annual on-going basis as prescribed by DDDP.
  • Maintain confidentiality of employee and/or resident information.  This specific standard is mission critical as the Agency is entrusted with information about employees and residents which is protected by HIPAA and other federal and state laws. 
  • Incumbents will be required to spend a minimum of 75% of work time performing duties which involves direct contact with residents in a secure forensic facility.  This position requires lifting, pulling and squatting.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

***FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO FREE FACILITY***    

      

 WORK SCHEDULE      

This position is located at a 24-hour facility.  Staff members must be agreeable to working a shift schedule; regular, evening, or night. Days Off: Varies.     

Employees may be required to work additional days/hours based upon the needs of the facility and center.  This includes, but is not limited to ensuring facility coverage, activities, holidays, and emergency situations. This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

 

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.     

   

Recruiting Contact:     

Jodi NeSmith     

Recruitment Manager- Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program & Pathways

Agency for Persons with Disabilities     

Telephone: (850) 663-7138     

Email: jodi.nesmith@apdcares.org    

     

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:     

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.     

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.     

Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.     

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.     

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).     

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.     

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.     

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.     

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.     

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.     

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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