Milieu Manager - Indian Oaks Academy

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2512
Indian Oaks Academy
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Manteno
Category
Program Management/Coordination
IL

Overview

Supervise and manage the treatment milieu as designed to provide a trauma sensitive environment for youth to grow. Guide, coach, and teach treatment team members to increase skill level in their approach with youth in daily interactions.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of all components of the strengths-based, trauma-informed, family engaged treatment program.

 

Participate as a multi-disciplinary team member in developing and implementing client treatment plans and strategies and provide direct client and family services to maximize therapeutic effectiveness.

 

Participate in the selection, training, ongoing development, and performance evaluation of program staff.

 

Manage and monitor the program milieu and collaborate with coworkers to ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment for clients and one that is also positive, respectful, clean, strengths-based, and therapeutic.

 

Participate in the management of program resources and assigned budget areas. Provide input to the Associate Director in the preparation of the annual budget..

 

Serve as representative of Indian Oaks in public relations situations including professional gatherings and educational conferences, and in routine contact with client social workers, probation officers and various referral agencies and other external entities.

 

Perform other job and work-related responsibilities, tasks and projects as needed.

Qualifications

Education, Credentials and Experience

 

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree required, preferably in a social work, psychology, behavioral science or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 3 years in adolescent counseling and/or residential experience required, plus 2 years supervisory experience required.
  • Valid driver’s license. Must meet state regulating agency and Corporate driving requirements.

 

Physical Demands

 

  • Must be able to assist staff in proper restraining of clients.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100+ pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time (2-4 hours).
  • Must be able to twist, bend and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within the residential program.

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