Adult Residential House Manager
Job Details
MY Life-2121 - Highland Park, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$47,000.00 - $52,000.00 Salary/year
Nonprofit - Social Services

*$2,000 sign on bonus for qualified candidates

The Keshet House Manager will ensure the development and delivery of services designed to further the independence of the residents. The House Manager is responsible for the coordination of resident daily lives, all house logistics and maintenance, management of DSPs (Direct Support Professional) and House Coordinator/QIDP, and parent/guardian communication. Will perform functions to ensure the residence is well run, the staff are properly trained, supervised and monitored, ensuring that residents receive the necessary support and services. The House Manager will provide leadership by demonstrating a strong work ethic, solution-oriented thinking, open mindedness, active listening, good judgment, decisiveness, accountability and strategic thought. The House Manager will provide both direct support (DSP) hours and management hours.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision of House Coordinator/QIDP, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), House Lead DSP, and Program Associate.
  • Case Management services including, but not limited to, clinical documentation: resident monthlies, drill logs, communication logs, medication logs, incident reports and safety reports.
  • Complete required documentation into agency electronic record system (Therap) and ensure staff is trained on Therap system.
  • Oversees staff and resident schedules.
  • Provide weekday on-call services and be a part of a weekend on-call rotation.
  • Maintain and oversee homes’ expenses within budgetary guidelines
  • Oversees cleanliness, upkeep, and maintenance of home and vehicles.
  • Provide opportunities, education, and encouragement of residents to make informed choices regarding their lives and choices for growth and development based on individual interests, preferences and input.
  • Ensure access to community resources
  • Encourage individuals to take ownership in maintaining their environment.
  • Provide emotional support, social guidance and positive role modeling for residents.
  • Assist in managing residents’ financials including but not limited to: trips to the bank, counting currency, managing receipts and recordkeeping.
  • Safeguard individuals’ belongings and regularly update individual inventories.
  • Maintain regular communication with parent/guardians.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Pursue and keep abreast to current trends, methods, and practices in the field.
  • Participate in a variety of committee and staff meeting groups.
  • Participate in quarterly quality assurance reviews.
  • Participate in monthly Keshet Manager meetings.
  • The House Manager is expected to uphold the Mission & Values of Keshet.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
  • Two or more years of General Management experience preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience working directly with people with developmental disabilities
  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Services or related field required.
  • QIDP and/or DSP Certification preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written skills are essential.
  • Strong organizational skills, capable of performing multiple tasks at once.
  • Computer fluency (Internet, Word Processing, Organizational tools).
  • Basic money management and budgeting skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.47,000
  • Clear State Police History and Clear Health Care Worker Registry background check
  • Valid Driver’s License and insurance
  • Must be able to lift and transfer adults (75lbs.)

ABOUT KESHET: Keshet is a one-of-a-kind organization that brings classroom experiences, camps, sports, social and vocational activities, and residential opportunities to 600 people with disabilities and special needs each year.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:  MY Life is Keshet’s residential program. It is designed to support adults to be fully active members of the community in a warm and caring home that promotes independence and full lives. Keshet currently supports and staffs three MY Life homes, including one multi-unit apartment building and two single family homes.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned at any time by CEO.

Keshet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.