Team Leader - Day Supports

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week


The Team Leader is responsible for guiding the daily operation of the program.  This responsibility includes training and supporting the team, overall program development and implementation, and management of program budget, materials and space.  The Team Leader also assumes overall responsibility for ensuring active daily treatment and full compliance with all DMA and DDS regulations as outlined.


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Responsibilties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain oversight of case management services as well as coordination of daily treatment for all program participants. 
  • Ensure individual treatment and service coordination service needs are met through the individual’s inter-disciplinary team as outlined in the Division of Medicaid regulations regarding active treatment.  This includes maintaining daily staffing ratios to ensure compliance with Medicaid regulations and DDS supplemental staffing requirements, as well as providing direct support coverage when necessary.
  • Ensure continuous quality improvement of individualized programs and services through the use of both internal and community resources. 
  • Assist team members with the development of teaching curriculums designed to promote individual growth and increased independence. 
  • Ensure the development of appropriate individual - centered objectives for all program participants within his/her area of responsibility with emphasis on identified need areas, as well as community inclusion.
  • Coordinate scheduling and use of all consultant time with other team leaders.  Coordinate and ensure carryover of therapeutic recommendations into daily schedules.
  • Ensure completion of initial and annual assessment of individuals using community mobility, safety skills, fine motor, life skills, and ADL assessment tools.  This includes completion of annual DHSPs, DMA Severity Profiles, daily notes and maintain up to date case records for all individuals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field including psychology, education, special education, reaction therapy, adaptive physical education, rehabilitation counseling, social work or sociology and at least three years of demonstrated, related experience in case management and developing and implementing teaching strategies. Three years related experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written skills (English proficiency) with individuals, families, funding sources, consultants, the community at large, program and administrative team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and as part of a larger resource team.
  • Must hold a valid drivers’ license.  Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport individuals.

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.


Monday - Friday


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