House Coordinator (14662)

Overview

City:
Bemidji
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Employment Status:
Full Time

Description

 

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

House Coordinators have the opportunity earn up to $800 in bonuses after 12 months!!

As a House Coordinator you will provide supervision, training, work direction and coaching to Direct Service Professionals that align with regulations and agency contracts. You will ensure that staffing levels are adequate for program and client needs and in accordance with the program budget. You will provide guidance, encouragement, support, comfort, security and safety through relationship building and direct interaction with program individuals. You will support and advocate for people how to complete essential living skills independently, ensure that needs related to health and wellness are met and align with LSS’s My Life My Choices philosophy. You will transport people to various community events, outings and appointments as needed.

In this role, you will also be responsible for program management, ensuring that all program policies and procedures are followed and that all Direct Support Professionals are aware of and follow the various components of each individual’s plan of service. You will develop and maintain positive working relationships with counties, families and stakeholders and serve as the on-site contact between medical personnel, each person’s support team and other relevant persons. You will also be responsible for the financial management of the program. You will develop and oversee the program budget and maintain and track accounts payable/payroll records and monitor petty cash and individual accounts. Although the hours for this position are primarily Monday-Friday, the expectation is that you will be available as needed for emergencies and to meet the needs of the program.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Five years of experience working with vulnerable populations. With an Associate’s degree in social work, psychology or a related field, two years of experience is needed. If a college degree or a Designated Coordinator certificate is held, one year of experience is required.
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity is desired.
  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and a Motor Vehicle Check.
  • Successfully meet the requirements of a background check.
  • Computer and math skills.
  • Able to read, write, solve problems and the ability to accept/follow through with directions.
  • Able to recognize boundaries and exhibit patience, self-control and flexibility.
  • Working knowledge of the regulations that govern our services.
  • Training in supervisory skills, team building, challenging behaviors and leadership is desired.
  • CPR/First Aid certification and Medication Administration training; may be obtained after hire.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.


LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.