The Administrator is responsible for implementing the operation and administration of the practices and policies of the Children’s Receiving Home programs as established by the CEO and Board of Directors. Under direction of the Senior Administrator, the Administrator will provide leadership, guidance and oversight of the assigned residential programs. This will include planning, organizing, coordinating, supervising and reviewing the work of assigned professional, residential and administrative staff. The Administrator will also establish and implement operational processes, methods and procedures in support of CRH programs
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides leadership role in administering, managing, coordinating, maintaining and consulting on assigned programs.
• Acts as the Community Care Licensing’s (CCL) Group Home Administrator for the program and ensure compliance with licensing regulations (including processing Incident Reports and relevant documentation).
• With the Senior Administrator, develops division goals and objectives and ensure program objectives are in alignment with agency strategic plan.
• Assists Senior Administrator to manage program and services within the definitions, objectives, guidelines and budgets as set forth in all proposals and contracts to the funding agents, and the policies and procedures of the Children’s Receiving Home.
• Implements assigned program consistent with the over-all agency treatment philosophy and within professional perimeters for best practices.
• Plans, organizes, manages, and coordinates the operational and administrative activities in support of the assigned program.
• Participates in the development and implementation of the assigned program’s mission, goals, and objectives.
• Reviews and evaluates operations and activities of assigned program on a continual basis.
Personnel and QualityManagement
• Responsible for the collection, review, approval and submission of direct reports’ timesheets. Ensure staff adhere to agency timeframes, policies and procedures with regard to timesheets.
• Assists assigned staff with identification of individual skill or knowledge deficits and facilitate availability of learning opportunities and develop and administer a plan for development.
• Oversees assigned staff, providing the necessary and appropriate counseling or disciplinary action in accordance with agency policies, consulting with the Human Resources Manager when major disciplinary action is needed.
• Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations of the Children’s Receiving Home.
• Ensures orientation and training for new staff and subsequently ensure staff are enrolled in and/or have completed required training.
Ensures completion and routing of all required original personnel and training forms and records to the Human Resources and Training Departments respectively.
• Conducts timely performance evaluations for direct reports as well as monitoring timeliness of all performance evaluations.
• Models, and supports the principles and practices of qualitymanagement.
• Maintains a focus on outcomes for assigned program.
• Ensures staff engagement with families and children in a manner that respects ethnic and cultural practices/customs/and differences. Utilizes a strength based approach when engaging.
• Performs other agency duties as assigned.
• MA/MS degree in a behavioral science from an accredited college or university, plus at least one year of administrative experience or supervisory experience over social work, child care and/or support staff providing direct services to children in an agency or in a community care facility with licensed capacity of 7 or more
• or MA/MS degree in a behavioral science from an accredited college or university, plus two years of employment as a social worker in an agency serving children or in a group residential program for children
• or BA/BS Degree from an accredited college or university, plus 3 years administrative or supervisory experience over social work, child care and/or support staff providing direct services to children in an agency or in a community care facility with licensed capacity of 7 or more
• or have completed at least two years at an accredited college or university, plus at least five years administrative experience or supervisory experience over social work, child care, and/or support staff providing direct services to children in an agency or in a community care facility with licensed capacity of 7 or more
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
• STRTP or GHAC Certification.
• Must possess a valid California Driver’s License. Must be able to meet the Agency’s rules and be eligible to drive for business. The Agency’s insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Must pass First Aid certification course before start of employment. Certification can be completed
through the Children’s Receiving Home.
• Must pass CPRwithin the first sixweeks of employment
• MustpassBloodborne Pathogens andTherapeuticCrisis Intervention (TCI) certification courses offered through the Children’s Receiving Home within the first three months of employment.
• Must maintain TCI, CPR, First Aid and BBP Certification throughout employment.
• Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training within first week of employment.