Advocates

Assistant Program Manager - Developmental Services

US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
2017-3874
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

 

The Assistant Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Program Manager with all management duties and ensuring the smooth operation of individuals’ services.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates’ Human Rights policy.
  • Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment and developing person-centered goals and strategies.
  • Develop and monitor creative and interesting community-centered opportunities for all individuals.
  • Schedule and attend individuals’ medical, dental, psychiatric and any other necessary appointments, as needed.
  • Complete documentation of appointments and distribute as appropriate.
  • Monitor scheduling of staff to ensure economy and program coverage.
  • Assist with the supervision of staff and ensure all activities are completed for their shift.
  • Audit individual financial records on a regular basis.
  • Assist with monthly business reports (petty cash, census, weekly spending report).
  • Leads staff meetings in the absence of the Program Manager.
  • Ensure accuracy of medications following Medication Administration Program procedures.
  • Reports all significant issues to the appropriate persons and document issues/incidents according to agency guidelines.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent degree and two years’ related experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, the ability to use good judgment.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

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