The Director of Residential Services is responsible for ensuring the Residential Treatment Program meets agency expectations and goals; works with program staff to ensure that a safe, therapeutic, supportive and accepting environment is maintained for the residents and their families; manages and directs program operations; directs, supervises and evaluates program staff; directly supervises the Residential Supervisors, Clinical Services Manager, Program Manager; with the direction of the VP of Treatment Programs, evaluates and implements residential programs and services.
Implement policies and procedure to ensure that mandated licensing rules and regulations are understood and followed. Lead by example, following all EV policies and procedures and hold all staff accountable for failure to follow set policies and procedures. This is a professional, upper management position and the successful person will act, dress and perform accordingly.
We Need Adults Who
- Like kids and teenagers and believe they have value, even when they are struggling
- Are responsible, trustworthy, and patient
- Work well in high-stress situations
We Require Adults To
- Have good moral character
- Be emotionally stable
- Be 21 or older
Master’s degree from an accredited university or college in a human behavioral science such as Social Work (MSW) or a related discipline where 25% of the course credits earned toward the degree are in human behavior sciences. Two years of experience as a supervisor in a residential or inpatient setting working with serious emotional disorder (SED) at-risk youth between the ages of 7-17 preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in a human behaviors schedule such as Social Work (BSW) or a related discipline where 25% of the course credits earned toward the degree are in human behavior sciences. Five years of experience as a supervisor in a residential or inpatient setting working with serious emotional disorder (SED) at-risk youth between the ages of 7-17.
Demonstrated knowledge of structure and programmatic best practices for residential care or similar treatment environment.
- Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) policies and procedures; family, child and group dynamics.
- The behavior patterns of youth and methods of modifying behavior.
- Principles and practices of social work, including the NASW Code of Ethics.
- Computer and software applications (Windows, MS Office, Internet applications, etc.) necessary to perform the duties of the position.
- Work that matters- be a part of a 50+ year old mission of helping kids and families grow stronger
- Life insurance and short term/long term disability
- Health insurance, including dental and optical
- Paid vacation and sick time
- 401k retirement plan after one year
- Employee Wellness Program and access to our on-site fitness center which includes a weight room, cardio equipment, and full gymnasium
- Ongoing training and opportunities for personal and professional growth
- A positive and appreciative culture
- Beautiful campus with lots of hiking trails
To apply you must fill out the online application and include a cover letter and resume. Apply now at our Employment Portal. Please note the Employment Portal is not mobile-friendly and a desktop is required to complete an application.