Day Habilitation Manager

1366 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA Req #2886
Monday, August 1, 2022
Make a bigger difference

Day Habilitation Manager

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

 

Reasons you’ll love working with us:
 

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  •  We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  •  You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefits.
How you can make a bigger difference: 

 

Facilitates the day to day operations of the Mishkon Day Habilitation program. Using the Person Centered Planning approach, the Day Habilitation Manager will develop and coordinate activities for individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities both on and off site in order to provide an enriching day time environment. The Day Habilitation Manager will hire and supervise Day Habilitation staff, known as Habilitation Support Professionals (HSP) and liaise with clients, advocates and other service providers on an ongoing basis for continuity of support.

 

Qualifications:

  • BA required, Master’s degree preferred and 3-5 years’ working with the intellectually/developmentally disabled population.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, work well with people and have excellent computer skills. 
  • Demonstrated success working with the I/DD population and knowledge of Jewish Culture and Heritage. Excellent English oral and written communication skills necessary.
Key Essential Functions:
  • Develops a meaningful curriculum for each client and group on a weekly basis in order to enhance current functioning and satisfaction as part of a member of the wider community.
  • Collaborates and hosts Day Habilitation program meetings twice a year to develop plans with the individual, their advocates, and the residential interdisciplinary team.
  • Develops and writes the Day Habilitation Plan and Checklist that details client goals and documents progress.
  • Provides support to the HSP through training, instructing and mentoring.
  • Reviews and approves OPWDD daily and monthly summary documentation completed by the HSP for quality, accuracy and consistency. The Manager submits billing to the Fiscal department on a monthly basis.
  • Oversees the hiring, training and payroll functions for the HSP, including timesheet review and time off requests.
  • Evaluates each HSP competency in the service environment at least annually, through the formal agency process.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

 

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

 Who we are:

 

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

 

More on Equal Opportunity:

 

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Managers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8854 - Health Care - Professional Svcs - Traveling
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 1366 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA