Program Manager - Human Services

Meridian Services, Zenith Services & Orion Associates - Golden Valley, MN (30+ days ago)3.1


Do you want to make a positive difference in someone’s life?
Join our team as a Program Manager

Program Manager- Residential SLS Homes

Wage: Salaried position. We offer a full benefits package to include paid volunteer time.

Schedule: Must be willing to meet the needs of the program by working flexible hours throughout the week. Managers are on call Monday through Friday along with a weekend on call rotation.

Location: Golden Valley, MN
  • other locations include Anoka, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Maple Grove, etc.
MERIDIAN SERVICES provides person centered services to people with Mental Illness, intellectual and physical disabilities in a variety of settings, including Residential Services, In Home Services/semi-independent living assistance, and vocational services. Our mission is to provide services of the finest quality, so that those we serve will be able to realize their dreams.

Company Perks:
  • Family Owned
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Supplemental Insurance offered through Colonial Life
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K plan
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Dog Friendly Corporate Office
  • Weekly snack day at Corporate
  • Childcare at Corporate for Employees
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Employee of the month recognition and gift card
JOB SUMMARY:
The Program Manager has full responsibilities at their assigned program along with supporting other program for on-call coverage. Responsibilities will include direct care at the site, supervision and training of direct care staff, oversight of the people we serve, programming and licensing regulations, and all administrative functions and reporting for the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervision of Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s)
Train Direct Support Professionals, run monthly staff meetings, write and complete evaluations for DSP’s
Direct care as needed per program needs
Lead meetings with parents/guardians, teachers and/or work programs, and case managers
Assist with the development and implementation of person centered plans and outcomes including writing progress reviews and making recommendations to the team on changes
Assist in writing behavioral programming with Director as applicable per person served
Completion of person served paperwork in compliance with 245D
Coordination and attending medical and dental appointments for person’s served
Develop and connect with community resources to ensure successful community integration
Oversight of SLS’s petty cash, person’s served petty cash and financial reports
Ensure the home has adequate provisions for household supplies, groceries, etc.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Writing skills adequate to write narrative accounts of daily events and emails to team members.
Excellent communication with all team members via email, text, phone calls and in person as dictated by each person’s team. Must be able to communicate with a variety of persons of different backgrounds and educational and life experiences.
Great time management, problem solving skills, and work ethic.
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Must present a professional appearance and promote positive work environment.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience working direct care with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis.
Experience supervising staff in a social service field
Certificate or Bachelor Degree in human service related background.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be at least 18, 21 at some specific sites
Have a vehicle with current car insurance
Have an acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
Successful clearance from a DHS Background Study

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at www.meridiansvs.com /openings. Please contact HR Recruiting at 763-450-5002 for questions.

**Meridian Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**