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Team Leader

Location:Saint Louis, MO
Salary Range:$10.75 an hour
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Benefits:yes
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Community Living
Description:

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities.

As a Team Lead with Easter Seals Midwest, you'll be one of those special people. Team Leads are the link to the community for those they serve, and also a role model for staff and support to the Supervisor.

For Easter Seals Midwest, the Team Lead is one of the most important roles in a home. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization and in the success of our staff and clients.

Whether you have previous experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue...we want to hear from you!

Duties:

The Team Leader  provides assistance to the Supervisor in day-to-day tasks and managment of the home. The Team Leader provides direct care to clients and acts as a role model to support staff.

Responsibilities of a Team Leader: 

Provides support to Community Living Instructors

-Observe staff-client interaction to ensure person centered plans are follow

-Assist Home Manager with shadowing and on the job training

 -Provide a positive example to support staff

-Co-Facilitates monthly staff meetings Develop and implement community-based activities for clients

 -Ensure client has transportation to and from outings

-Ensure client has money for the activity

 -Remain with client at all times during staff/client outing

-Complete monthly activity calendars for all clients in the home

-Ensure that client PCP is being implemented accurately and action steps are being followed

 -Complete and ensure all section of Daily Notes and medication administration are documented and are accurate 

 -Read, sign, and understand doctor appointment notes

 -Read, Initial and write in Staff Communication Book

 -Ensure all doctor's appointments are scheduled and complete in a timely manner

- Accompany clients to appointments as needed

 -Maintain client medical books -Communicate any changes or concerns regarding the clients health to the necessary persons ex: Easter Seals Midwest Nurses, Supervisor etc

-Maintain safety book with necessary drills and hot water temperatures

-Monitors use of home supplies and order as needed

-Ensure contents of home are in good repair and working condition at all times

-Supports clients with finances in accordance to Easter Seals Midwest clients financial support policy

 

Qualifications:

Qualified Candidates will Have: 

A High School Diploma or equivalent

A valid drivers license and insurance, must obtain a Class E license within 30 days of hire.

Candidates need to have sound knowledge of developmental disabilites, 2 years experience is preferred, knowledge of support services and of staff supervision

Candidates need to be able to problem solve, have good time management, good communications skills, be able to multi task, and pay attention to detail

Candidates should also have the ability to read,write, speak and comprehend English effectively, and have knowledge of basic computer skills.



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