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(AA) Assistant House Manager - 35hrs

Company: LifeStream
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule is: Monday 8am-4pm; Tuesday 12pm-8pm; Wednesday 12pm-8pm; Thursday 3pm-8pm; Sunday 10am-4pm

Up to $1,000 signing bonus for new hires (paid out at 30, 60 and 90 days) ask more details!

LifeStream is an equal opportunity employer

Hourly rate starting at $18 or $18.50 depending on MAP certification.Medical insurance starting at $30 biweekly.

Reports to and works under the direction of the House Manager. Has responsibility of assisting with the day-today operations of a community residence including personnel, program quality, facilities and medical. The Assistant House Manager will encourage and facilitate consumer choice and support those choices using all available resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions to include the following:

1. Personnel

a. Ensure all program supports and services are delivered while on shift.

b. Ensure all program staff maintains expected levels of participation in program operations.

c. Provide on the job training and modeling for all employees, and direct the activities of employees while on shift.

2. Facilities

a. Assure that the home maintains a pleasant physical appearance and that items in the home represent the interests and preferences of the individuals supported.

b. Assure home maintains compliance with local building codes, Survey and Certification mandated regulations and individuals needs identified in the house Safety Plan.

3. Quality Assurance

a. Assure that ISP goals and objectives are followed through with and required documentation exists for each goal area.

b. Communicate effectively with House Manager and Clinical staff to assure that all needed supports are available to each consumer's area of interest and/or need.

c. Evaluate the unique support needs not included within the ISP process and utilize all resources delivered to address these needs.

d. Provide 24-hour on-call coverage as necessary and maintain a flexible work schedule to insure appropriate levels of management oversight.

e. Attend all required meetings.

f. Monitor consumer entitlement and spending monies using generally accepted accounting practices.

g. Assure staff decisions are based upon consumer choice and empowerment.

4. Administrative

a. Assure that all required documentation is completed within a timely fashion and according to established guidelines

b. Contribute to maintaining high level of employee morale.

c. Responsible for the outcome of the Survey and Certification Review.

d. Maintain open and effective communication with DDS Service Coordinators, parents, guardians, employees, other managers, vendors, and community.

e. Effective communication of all program needs reported to the House manager in a timely manner.

f. Report any suspicion of abuse or neglect to DPPC as a mandated reporter.

g. Attend all required meetings.

h. Provide management oversight during inclement weather.


--- Maintenance of an acceptable CORI

--- Negative Drug Screening

--- Valid driver's license

--- Use of personal vehicle for work purposes

--- Maintain flexibility with weekly scheduled hours in order to accommodate program needs

--- Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy of community inclusion


--- Associates Degree in Human Service field with one year's experience or three years experience in Human Services.

--- Demonstrated history of quality work performance and teamwork in previous positions.

--- Proven Leadership skills.


--- Proficient in reading and writing the English and the ability to perform basic math skills.

--- Excellent, written, verbal, organizational skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills.


--- The incumbent must maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate equipment and machines used in the performance of this job.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

--- The ability to perform direct care duties including lifting, transferring and restraining of consumers.

--- The ability to bend, stoop, stand and reach.

Keywords: LifeStream, New Bedford , (AA) Assistant House Manager - 35hrs, Executive , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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