Kent Center
  • Chestertown, MD, USA
  • 13.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Our employee benefits offerings include on the job paid training, great benefits (comprehensive health insurance for medical, vision, and dental coverage), and generous leave time. Supplemental insurance options such as short-term disability and life insurance, employee perks program, recognition, incentive programs, and much more!

Do you have strong leadership skills; ability to develop and maintain working relationships; passionate about ensuring that individuals we support are being treated with dignity and emotional well-being and their needs are being met; enjoy helping others at being their best, and share our dedication to doing what's right? If so, this may be the position for you!

Kent Center, LLC is seeking a full-time Day Program Assistant Supervisor to assist the Day Program Manager with the daily operations of the day  program, working collaboratively with Employment Services and the Activities Coordinator to plan meaningful days.  In this position you will provide training of vocational skills to individuals with developmental disabilities. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter willing to work independently, assist in supervising a diverse and growing staff that works in the Day program. 

We provide PAID classroom training to include: DDA, CMT, CPR/First Aide Certification, and Crisis prevention; and on the job training and tools you need to be successful in this position.  

Applicants must:

  • Complete (3) weeks of consecutive orientation/on-the-job training within the first month of employment;
  • Successfully pass associated tests, and demonstrate skill in working with adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting post hire;
  • Must be capable of performing CPR/First Aid and follow MANDT standards for crisis intervention.
  • Must be flexible as unexpected events do occur, requiring a change of stance, outlook, or commitment.
  • Commit to having a high level of reliability by being punctual and committed to a shift schedule.
  • Embrace our core values of being caring, organized, respectful, accountable and positive;
  • Maintain a professional presence in image and interactions to include a clean, appropriate and presentable appearance;
  • Maintain an attitude of cooperativeness, respectfulness, and honesty;
  • Treat our individuals supported with respect and dignity while provide enriching opportunities and choices;
  • Have the ability to think critically, have basic problem-solving skills, and good judgement;
  • Be self-directed and demonstrate patience, and
  • Have the ability to receive instruction and implement policies/procedures as trained.

Shift/Schedule: Full time (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)

Pay Rate: Training Rate: $11.00/hr. Base Rate: $13.00/hr.

Location:  Chestertown and the surrounding areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or related field OR 2 years of experience needed in vocational/day services setting or equivalent experience. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Supervisory and administrative experience required.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass 8th grade math and reading test.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Must pass a criminal history record check, drug screen, and submit to a driving record.
  • Must be in good health and have the physical ability to lift without accommodation.
  • Have the ability to drive at night and during inclement weather.
  • Detailed oriented with ability to accurately complete all required daily documentation and reporting
  • Must be organized and easily adaptable to changing duties and work settings.
  • Must possesses excellent oral and writing communication skills, including an excellent command of English.

If you are ready to enhance our inclusive team dynamic by your positive attitude and dedication to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we support, please apply today.

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