Adelante Development Center
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General Description of Duties: Responsible for all contract work assigned including maintain quality standards, meeting deadlines and supervision of all assigned staff and all associated administrative paperwork. Provides direct services to developmentally disabled adults as needed. Conducts duties and responsibilities in a hands-on-fashion. Assists manager in department operations. Assists with the implementation of policies and procedures, to develop or increase the productivity of individual clients; Assists in the development of and conducts time studies; Provides one-on-one client training, teaches appropriate safety practices in the work area, tallies client work, completes payroll and data sheets, maintains accurate data relative to written client objectives; Assists in control of inventory, reordering supplies; Ensures proper use of supplies, equipment and facilities by clients and staff; provides training to support staff as required. Assists with client care, hygiene or other living skills; Supervises lunch, breaks. Maintains positive relations with all business clients; Works with parents, guardians and other agencies to achieve high level of programming. Will assist manager in planning, coordination, and supervising services in the various areas. In the absence of the Operations Manager will be responsible for the overall supervision of staff. Participates in performance evaluation process and recommends personnel/disciplinary actions for assigned staff as required. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: High School diploma required. Strong custodial experience preferred. Five (5) years general work experience required. Two (2) years custodial/janitorial experience is preferred. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English, with internal and external customers of Adelante. Have the ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, supervisors and co-workers. Have the ability to maintain harmonious, courteous, and considerate relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment with both agency employees and the public.
Other Requirements: Must pass background/fingerprint screening and pre-employment drug screening. Must have an insurable driving record and must possess a valid NM driver’s license and proof of liability insurance. Must have effective verbal communication and writing skills. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push/pull, carry frequently. Must be able to squat, climb 5 ft., reach above shoulder(s) and balance occasionally. Adelante is a drug free workplace. Adelante is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.