The Supervisor of Successful Futures Housing provides management and oversight of the Successful Futures Housing Program, which includes assigned housing locations (e.g. Hill Top Apartments) and the implementation of Applied Life Skills Curriculum for Participants.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
- Establishes and oversees the fundamental operations of the Successful Futures Housing Program.
- Coordinates the selection process of potential Successful Futures Housing candidates.
- Oversees the intake process and develops individualized service plans for Hill Top Participants.
- Ensures adequate housing/room and board is provided as necessary for recent graduates.
- Ensures the provision of on-site support and coaching to recent graduates via the Focus Meeting process.
- Ensures the adherence to the Successful Futures Transitional Living Handbook.
- Ensures on-site supervision and monitoring of Participants of assigned housing. (i.e.: Hilltop Apartments).
- Ensures implementation of Applied Life Skills Curriculum.
- As part of discharge planning, uses various studies and information to determine level of need/support for transitioning into independent housing (high, medium, low need/risk).
- Completes documentation for each resident served including progress reports, discharge summaries, and post-discharge recommendations.
- Coordinates with consumers including employers, agencies, and mentors.
- Oversees Hill Top operations for program compliance, safety, and budget.
- Works with Facilities department to ensure maintenance work orders are complete to ensure safe living conditions for Participants.
- Supports activities through attendance including holidays and extracurricular activities.
- Reviews logs for safety (cameras, overnight logs/checks, safety checks, etc.).
- Identifies problems and creates solutions with Residential Educational Professional and Overnight Program Staff, monitors solution implementation.
- Provides transportation for participants as needed.
- Hires, trains and evaluates staff.
- Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
- Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
- Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
- Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
- Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
- Supports other members of the management team and their work
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 recognized interventions including risk assessment and crisis intervention to address needs.
- Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
- Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and present decisions to appropriate individuals. Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
- Knowledge of a variety of behaviors and circumstances that may impact one's performance in various work environments.
- Working knowledge of state and federal child labor laws and worker permit regulations.
- Knowledge of work demands and work ethics across a variety of business settings.
- Organizational skills to independently work with Participants in Transitional living situation.
- Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality; communication skills needed to relate effectively to participants, and other staff.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements.
- Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
- Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
- Ability to successfully lead a team of associates.
- This position must be available to provide 24/7 response as needed.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field from an accredited school; Master's degree in social work or a related field preferred.
- 3-5 years of experience providing direct services to at risk youth; including supervisory experience.
- Experience in the Boys Town Model is preferred.
- Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual MVR, plus provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURES, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND EQUIPMENT USAGE:
Reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees, youth, or families.
Work is in a residential living environment and will also be performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings and may be subject to outside weather conditions occasionally. Includes constant interruptions, inappropriate behaviors, and the potential for verbal and physical threats from youth.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: November 17, 2022
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003. #ZR