At Child & Family, we hold two core beliefs. That individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families and that a community works best when it accepts responsibility for all of its members. These beliefs influence everything we do and have guided our growth since we first opened our doors in 1866.
Child & Family is looking for an interim Director of Residential Services to be responsible for the overall programmatic and operational aspects of our Residential Services program.
Responsibilities and Duties
Meet contractual obligations for staff ratio for all residential services. Involve assistant program managers, clinical case manager and clinicians in process as appropriate.
Maintain fiscal oversight and accountability for the financial well being of the Residential Programs.
Monitor income and expenses and assume responsibility for budgetary compliance.
Provide administrative supervision for residential staff as well as other administrative staff assigned to the Residential Program.
Assure that all contractual obligations encumbered by Child and Family are met and that the projected level and quality of service is delivered.
Provide liaison with the RI Coalition for Children and Families.
Maintain liaison relationship with DCYF regarding admissions, vacancies, and problems with residents.
Assure that Intake for all programs is managed professionally.
Children being admitted should be appropriate to the program they are being referred to per specific contractual obligations.
Advocate that each new admission should arrive with appropriate accompanying information to assure the safety of the child referred as well as the children currently residing in the program.
Each new resident will receive a comprehensive assessment.
Assure that each resident receives appropriate clinical services to ensure their stabilization and growth and that their future placement needs are met.
Assure and maintain appropriate recording, statistical and administrative procedures to insure accurate data collection regarding residents.
Control utilization and record keeping for all program expenses including petty cash accounts, household and maintenance accounts and program supply and activity account.
Also included are staffing levels, occupancy statistics, unusual incidence reports, employee absentee reports, and care plan reviews.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree required; Master's in a human services field preferred
A valid Driver’s License is required
Working knowledge of child development, adolescent development, family dynamics, adult learning techniques, child protection and other relevant human services systems.
At least five years of significant residential program management experience preferred
Due to the dynamic nature of Residential services, Residential employees must be willing and able to adapt to changes in location, shift and task assignments if program needs require such changes. Although a concerted effort is made to avoid assignment changes, these are necessary from time to time.
Benefits and Perks
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Life and long-term disability insurance
Discounted child care available at Middletown building
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worksite wellness programs
Generous vacation & sick time
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Child & Family will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, color, race, creed, national origin, ancestry, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations, genetic predisposition or genetic carrier status, or any other protected category under local, state or federal law, nor will anyone receive special treatment for those reasons, except for reasonable accommodation as required by law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
C&F strives to achieve a workforce that includes representation of qualified affirmative action group members in proportion to the qualified and available target group workforce in the community that we serve.
Interested parties may apply here.