Position:  Home Coordinator
Location:  Pell City, AL
Job Id:  772
# of Openings:  0

Home Coordinator
Normal Work Hours/Days:  40 hours per week - Monday - Friday - varied schedule
*This employee participates on the J.B.S. "on-call" emergency back up system.  Required to carry "on-call" beeper and participate on location schedule.
Location:  Pell City Home
 
The position of Home Coordinator involves the supervision of day to day operation of a mental illness residential program, and its staff, the implementation of programs, and the liaison activities between the program, community, and administrative staff. 
 
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the home.
 
Provides direct client care in the assigned residential facility for the mentally ill or mentally retarded.
 
Responsible for administrative, programmatic, and staff supervision of the assigned residential facility.
 
Serves as liaison with community mental health centers, other Authority programs, Department of Mental Health and other social service agencies.
 
Responsible for the completion of case records and other related paper work in a timely manner. Responsible for administrative records and clinical   documentation and the protection of consumer records.
 
Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the homes, property and vehicle.
 
Ensure the vehicle assigned to program or stationed at the home is maintained in accordance with the Agency’s Vehicle Maintenance Policy.
 
Responsible for the operation of day treatment services as appropriate
 
Conducts special projects/assignments.
 
Other special duties as assigned by Director of Mental Illness Residential Program.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Bachelor's degree in a social service or related curriculum, two year experience working with the mentally ill population, and one year supervisory experience preferred. 
 
Valid Alabama driver's license and driving record acceptable to agency automobile insurance carrier for inclusion on agency policy.  Suitable automobile to permit the required travel.  Must show and maintain car insurance equal to or in excess of the State of Alabama standards for automobile insurance coverage.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
 
Knowledge of sound mental health practices and procedures.
 
Knowledge of mental illness or mental retardation, as appropriate to Division, and handicaps and their social and vocational implications.
 
Knowledge of community resources.
 
Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
 
Ability to evaluate problem situations of client care and treatment and build rapport with them.
 
Knowledge of employment practices and the skills, abilities and mental and physical demands of occupations.

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