Scioto Trails - Advancing Abitlities
  • Chillicothe, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits offered after 90 days to all full-time employees

MISSION: Scioto Trails provides medical, behavioral and therapeutic support to adults with developmental disabilities. Our Mission is to teach, respect and enhance the quality of life of the individuals who may pass though our doors so that they can reach their greatest potential.

VISION: Advancing Abilities' vision for tomorrow is to pursue new and improved ways to guide individuals in taking charge of their own direction and living life to the fullest....the door is always open.

VALUES: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Creativity, Integrity, Optimism

Accountability Objectives: The Home Manager holds primary responsibility for areas of program, household environment and management for the individuals. In these areas, the Home Manager should be involved directly in all assessments, planning, and implementation of services and supports. The Home Manager should assist in direct training, follow up, and coaching with service staff, keeping the QIDP informed at all times. The person in this position has the responsibility to further coordinate a variety of services including but not limited to: individual finances, recreation, health services, family involvement, education/vocational programs, and all other supports/services necessary to ensure a good quality of life. The Home Manager is responsible to assist the QIDP in maintaining consistency in the provision of supports and services to the individuals, and in communicating with staff and team members.

Specific Accountabilities:


  • Must possess positive interpersonal skills; must work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors, demonstrating a positive, supportive and cooperative attitude


  • Coordinates scheduling and individual involvement in community activities.


  • Assist with hands on direct care of individuals, as needed


  • Provide coaching and development of employees on an ongoing basis.


  • Complete and conduct performance evaluations with staff on a timely basis.


  • Direct any complaints from outside contacts to the QIDP of necessary departments.


  • Promote a positive, cooperative, relationship with schools, vocational programs and employment sites on a regular and consistent basis.


  • Respond to any complaints from outside contacts in an appropriate manner in an open and effective manner.


  • Communicate with family members of individuals on pertinent issues and document in their call log book


  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with outside contacts including but not limited to: parent/family member, county board personnel, licensure, guardian, law official, etc. through regular communication, as assigned by the QIDP.


  • Complete other duties as assigned by the QIDP. 


  • Assure that the individual's nutritional needs are met, including balanced meals, special diets per physician or dietician, suitable temperatures and family style meals.


  • Organized the routines of the home using person-centered philosophy according to individual needs.


  • Maintain all supplies including but not limited to OSHA, behavior management program and office supplies.


  • Assure filing is completed and up to date in all individual files


  • Coordinated the daily health care given to individuals assuring its quality, consistency and accuracy.


  • Know and assure implementation of all programmatic policies and procedures.


  • Know and assure implementation of all personnel policies and procedures


  • Know and implement each individual's IP, including recommendations, Individual daily Schedules and assessment findings.


  • Maintain a thorough, current knowledge of all state and federal rules, laws, and regulations pertaining to operation of an ICF/ID


  • Assure disciplinary action and termination of staff is completed consistently and per company standards as applicable.


  • Assure thorough and complete orientation of new staff ass applicable.


  • Monitor staff development activities and ensure in-services are provided to meet the company's requirements


  • Attend team meetings, providing input and follows up as needed.


  • Attend and participate in meetings as requested to stay abreast of company issues, policy and procedure changes, personnel updates and general information.


  • Participate in all surveys (ex. ODH, DODD, etc.).



  • Monitor petty cash of all individuals.


  • Responsible for the purchasing of day-to-day needs of individuals and the home.


  • Assure staff schedules are developed and implemented according to the needs of the individuals and within budgetary parameters.


  • Daily assignment sheets


  • Monitor and control overtime and assignment of employees.


  • Monitor and manage assigned budget accounts and keeping within budget parameters.



  • Request and assure follow though of household maintenance and repairs.


  • Supervise and manage the cleanliness and organization of the home.


  • Assist the QIDP in assuring the continuity of all aspects of services and supports.


  • Assure that the home is sate and appears comfortable, reflecting the interests and personalities of the individuals.


  • Monitor all documentation systems in the home to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and timeliness.


  • Participates in quality assurance reviews (i.e. ODH, DODD, etc.)


  • Completes all assigned audits on a timely basis.


  • Monitor the quality of all aspects of supports and services provided by the ICF/IID.


  • Interact with and observe individuals and staff on a routine basis, assuring active treatment is occurring.


Minimum Requirements: Minimum 18 years of age. High school diploma/GED required. At least two years experience in individual services for the developmentally disabled preferred. Must be responsible, reliable, and able to carry out job functions independently without ongoing supervision. Also must possess all of the following: a sincere desire to provide direct service and support to persons with developmental disabilities; ability to make sound judgments when given guidance and priorities; ability to work as a team member to maintain consistency and quality in services; ability to exchange support, constructive criticism, and ideas with other staff members.

Supervisory Responsibilities: The Home Manager will supervise the Direct Support Professionals.

Hours Worked: The Home Manager position is full time. Responsible to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position during regularly scheduled shifts, including holidays (if scheduled), and weekend shifts as scheduled. This position is also responsible for staffing emergencies, which may arise. The Home Manager is on call at all times to receive emergency calls unless prior arrangements have been made for someone of comparable authority to assume this responsibility.


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