Leake and Watts Services

  • RTC - House Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/4/2018 12:20 PM)
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  • Overview

    Assumes leadership responsibilities for the identified cottage population which includes daily program development, implementation and facilitation of individual treatment plans. Other duties include oversight of physical environment, resource acquisition and assisting with training of direct care staff.


    Maintaining the health and safety of residents at all times by:

    • Working with the Residential Program Administrator to ensure adequate staffing ratios and timely and appropriate weekly schedules within budget.
    • Ensure constant supervision of youth; monitoring staff and resident movement while on campus and off grounds.
    • Manage stressful, escalating situations decisively and demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of the behaviors and symptomatology of the residents. Provide such knowledge/modeling of effective interactions with other staff.
    • Utilize and model the appropriate techniques and procedures of TCI. Ensure all staff maintains consistent application of trained interventions, procedures and responses (e.g., life space interviews, post crisis response procedures).
    • Able to engage residents and listen to concerns but also directly and assertively set limits. Will implement solutions to issues raised and share relevant information with other team members.
    • Conduct house inspections on routine basis and ensure standards. Submit work orders for repairs as needed.
    • Conduct safety and emergency procedures (e.g., fire drills).

    Program Delivery

    • Ensure the daily needs of youth (food, clothing, allowance) are being met and youth are being taught essential daily living skills.
    • Provide administrative leadership and work with other disciplines and team members to ensure the daily therapeutic program of activities is followed. Arrange for all necessary transportation, monies or resources.
    • Oversee the implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBlS) in your cottage program; train and model for staff as necessary.


    Professional Practice

    • With the Residential Program Administrator assume supervision of all direct care staff in your cottage; provide appropriate counseling, feedback, and discipline as needed.
    • Provide orientation training to all new employees prior to shift independence; providing written and oral feedback.
    • Ensure the proper use of all RTC policies and procedures. Train and monitor as needed.
    • Provide oversight of professional practices / code of conduct of staff members.
    • Co-jointly with other team members, participate in treatment team meetings and planning conferences. Maintain collaborative relationships; engage in problem solving and decision making.
    • Represent the Agency with other external agencies, families and community m embers. Actively support the programs' goals and broader organizational mission.



    • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent of a two-year college or technical school; six months to one year related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Verbal and written communication skills are essential


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