Residential Director


Residential Director- Orlando, FL

Friends of Children and Families is seeking a Residential Director to oversee 3 group homes in the Orlando area.

MUST BE AVAILABLE EVENINGS,WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:  
  • Directs programmatic operations at Friends of Children and Families.
  • Leads, motivates, and evaluates staff to ensure program quality, and program staff development in meeting program expectations.
  • Oversees and coordinates program efforts to ensure a team-driven process involving caregivers, youth, families, and community services working together to develop, implement, and provide quality services
  • Ensure program objectives and outcomes are being met on a day-to-day basis and provide consultation, coaching, and feedback as necessary while monitoring the progress made in achieving programmatic objectives.
  • Participates in budget preparation and monitoring financial information for program services; communicates financial information with the appropriate personnel and ensures performance within the program budgets.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and partnerships with community stakeholders, agencies, and public and private officials to advocate for youth and families while representing Friends in a professional manner.
  • Administers policies and oversees program compliance with contractual,licensing, and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervising all staff and clients at the group homes as assigned by the Administrative team.
  • Available to be On-Call at least 2 (two) weeks/weekends per month.
  • Visit each group home on a weekly basis, and conduct audits to ensure compliance with DCF Regulations.
  • Ensuring budget reports and receipts are submitted accurately per Friends policy.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and partnerships with community stakeholders, agencies, and public and private officials to advocate for youth and families while representing Friends in a professional manner.
  • Administers policies and oversees program compliance with contractual, licensing, and regulatory requirements.
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Knowledge of state and local agencies and regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
    • Knowledge of organizational strategies and ability to apply those strategies in practice.
    • Computer skills such as Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
    • Ability to successfully lead a team of associates.
    • Knowledge of the Friends Model.*

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
    • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, or related field, plus a minimum of 3 to5 years of experience including management, administration, and social services.
    • Auto insurance: Must maintain $100,000/300,000 liability coverage for personal vehicle to transport clients.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    Salary Range: $38,000 – $45,000

    Full-time employees are eligible for coverage under the provisions of our benefits program. This includes 80% coverage for employee Health, 50% Dental, and 100% Life insurance. Benefits are effective 90 days from your start date. In addition to the insurance benefits, you will receive 10 PTO days and 12 Sick days annually. Both PTO and Sick time are accrued bi-weekly.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Sitting: Needed
    Standing: Needed
    Walking: Needed
    Lifting: Preferred
    Carrying: Preferred
    Kneeling: Preferred
    Pushing/Pulling: Preferred
    Bending/Stooping Preferred
    Climbing: N/A
    Reaching: Needed
    Crawling/Crouching: Preferred
    Repetitive Motions: Needed
    Other: Driving

    Friends of Children and Families is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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