• Team Leader - Plymouth, WI

    Job Locations US-WI-Plymouth
    ID
    2018-5667
    Category
    Healthcare
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    1st
    Company
    Paragon Community Services
  • Overview

    Seeking a Team Leader!

    For almost 30 years, Paragon Community Services has been providing day services for adults and children with disabilities. During that time our goal has remained steadfast—to provide greater independence and improve the lives of the people we serve. We strive to maximize personal growth, self-esteem, and happiness in every participant.

     

    We are seeking a Team Leader to join our team of dedicated professionals in empowering people to endless possibilities. As a member of the program team, this position is responsible for providing direct care and supervision to participants and direct support staff while at the site and during community outings. This position contributes to and ensures the overall health, safety, and welfare of participants served, and supports the successful implementation of structured activity schedules and goals as outlined in Progress Report reviews for all participants.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures daily operations of the program take place as defined, including activities, schedules, transportation, outings, meals, medications, therapies, and other needs
    • Assists with the development of individual goals for each participant and coordinates implementation with the team
    • Recognizes and uses teachable moments with participants in order to provide meaningful experiences in a variety of daily activities and shares this information with the team
    • Ensures supervision and safety of participants while providing a safe and clean working environment
    • Demonstrates professionalism in all interactions

     

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Leadership or supervisory experience preferred but not required
    • 1-year experience working with adults or children with intellectual / developmental disabilities
    • Good judgment and effective problem solving
    • Remains calm under pressure and maintains self-composure when others are excited
    • Works effectively alone and as a member of a team

    We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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