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Program Director
Summary
Title:Program Director
ID:SSH Program Director
Department:Client Services
Description

Are you looking to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to learn and grow professionally while experiencing meaningful work? 
If you are,Envision Unlimited is looking for a Stabilization Program Director (SSH) to join team and help people achieve success every day. Envision is a premier provider of recovery based mental health services in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. We inspire hope, inspiration and resiliency to hundreds of people each year. 

General Functions: The  Program Director will be performing functions to ensure the residence are effectively ran and maintained. Will insure DSP staff are properly trained, supervised and monitored, making sure clients receive the necessary services in the assigned programs.

Some duties to include:

  • Develop and implement progressive programs directed toward residents with developmental disabilities in community living settings in order for them to achieve their maximum level of independence. Schedule, assign, document and monitor activities to ensure that goals are implemented.
  • Provide on-site supervision at the homes.
  • Maintain and operate assigned homes within budgetary guidelines including groceries, gasoline and other purchases.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians, visitors and other community agencies on a regular basis.
  • Continuously monitor health and safety practices in each assigned home to include emergency drills, medication training, staff/client ratios and provide OJT for all staff.
  • Monitor assigned agency vehicles to ensure that mileage logs and gasoline purchases are completed and coordinate with the transportation department on maintenance issues.
  • Coordinate the utilization of professional and consultative services; ensure implementation of recommended services and complete appropriate documentation.
Our Must Haves: 
  • Bachelor degree in human services or related field with a minimum of three years experience in developmental disabilities along with supervisory experience.
  • Must already be on QIDP registry.
  • Valid driver license and access to reliable vehicle.
  • Registration on IDPH DSP registry. 
  • Pass a full criminal background check.

Responsibilities include providing on-going training, technical assistance and support to the rehabilitative service aids responsible for providing 24/7 support to clients, oversight of the evaluation and service planning process, resource development and any other task needed to ensure adequate supports are in place post-transition so clients will remain safely and successfully in the community. The Program Director  will work with agency staff to ensure completion of quality improvement activities, data collection, outcome measures, productivity management, and monthly reporting.  

Locations: Chicago, Illinois 
Full-time position
Salary: $43,000.00

ABOUT ENVISION UNLIMITED:

Envision Unlimited is a large, non-profit agency with locations across the Chicago Metropolitan Areas. We have decades of experience working with clients who experience developmental disabilities or severe, and persistent mental health challenges. We provide psychiatry, outpatient mental health, residential and day treatment within our mental health division.

Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:

Flexible Schedule

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPO

Dental and Vision Insurance Options  

Company paid Life Insurance

12 Paid Holidays + Birthday Off

Paid vacation, sick time and personal days

401K plan

In house training and CEU’s

Employee Assistance Network

Opportunity for career growth & development  


Envision’s Community Living Services division allows clients with intellectual/developmental disabilities to live in the community, in the residential private homes across the Chicagoland area.

 




 

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