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TEAM LEADER
at People Inc.
Depew, NY

TEAM LEADER
at People Inc.
Depew, NY

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Supervise direct care staff in Senior Residential Supervisor’s absence and provide oversight and guidance on designated shifts. Instruction and supervision of residents in all aspects of daily living, development and implementation of individual goals, supervision and participation in maintenance and housekeeping activities. Ensure completion of required duties for each shift. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES 

• Supervise direct care staff in Senior Residential Supervisor’s absence and provide oversight and guidance on designated shifts.
• Schedule and oversee the tasks/activities performed by individual and household staff to ensure the services and care to each individual.
• Assist Senior Residential Supervisor with staff development, coaching and feedback, and corrective action.
• Provide instruction and supervision of individuals in areas of daily living including: active treatment, personal hygiene, dietary and nutritional needs through menu planning, food purchasing, preparation and storage, purchase and care of personal belongings, money management, (including documentation), utilization of community recreational activities.
• Promote and coordinate positive relationships and communication with individuals, families, advocates, employees and the surrounding community/neighborhood. 
• Ensure communications are disseminated to appropriate parties in an effective and timely manner.
• Administer medication and responsible for completion of all pertinent health related forms.
• Safely transport individuals to and from activities and appointments.
• Ensure efficient, confidential and comprehensive record keeping as mandated for individual and staff related activities/incidents and site maintenance.
• Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all incidents (minor, reportable, serious reportable). Ensure completion of all required paperwork and implement quality improvement measures.
• Work with Senior Residential Supervisor to develop, implement and monitor progress of program plans.
• Monitor and maintain facilities appropriately to ensure a safe environment conducive to the health, safety and well-being of individuals and employees.
• Schedule, participate in, and run monthly fire drills.
• Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R).
• Responsible for recording time worked at the start and end of each shift.
• Complies with all agency policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School Diploma or GED. 
• One year of experience preferred.
• NYS Driver’s License that meets agency policy.
• Ability to read and write.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
• Lifting requirement of 35 lbs.
• Ability to lift and transfer individuals manually and mechanically as required by prescribed program/plan.
• Ability to move, reposition, and place individuals in pieces of equipment.
• Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including maintaining Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory guidelines.
• CPR certification.

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