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Aurora Plains Academy Shift Supervisor in PLANKINTON, South Dakota

Shift Supervisor Primary Objective:Responsible for maintaining a building-wide therapeutic milieu and ensuring the safety and security of all occupants of Aurora Plains Academy.Shift Supervisor Essential Job Functions:1.iResponsible for maintaining a safe and secure campus for residents, staff, and visitors.a.iEnsure all Emergency calls are responded to in a timely manner by, TSS and/or other emergency responders.b.iProvide direct crisis intervention in accordance with approved techniques.c.iAssist staff in providing proactive interventions.2.iEnsures adequate staff coverage for all units and TSS department.a.iCoordinate off-campus special events, visits, etc. communicate the schedule in a timely manner to staff.b.iCover open Shift Supervisor/TSS shifts due to illness, vacation, tardiness, position vacancy or emergencies.3.iResponsible for maintaining open and current communication between line staff, TSSDepartment, Unit Managers, Therapists, and Case Managers.a.iAssist other Shift Supervisors in preparing for daily pre-shift and TSS meeting.4.iResponsible for on-going staff development.a.iPrepare, plan and implement training of staff in program facilitation and techniques.Shift Supervisor Non-Essential Functions:1.iMaintain effective and efficient communication with the on-call therapist as needed.2.iAt all times represent Aurora Plains Academy in a positive, professional manner.3.iBe a team member and develop positive and professional relationships with staff.4.iComply with all policies, rules, and regulations established by Aurora Plains Academy as a condition of employment.5.iEnsure a safe and secure environment at all times. Utilize approved intervention techniques whenever necessary.6.iUnderstand and abide by laws and statutes governing child abuse and neglect reporting.Experience:Prefer two (2) or more years of progressive management experience in a social service setting.Supervisory Responsibilities:Responsible for direct supervision of TSS and indirect supervision of line staff.Qualifications:1.iMust be at least 21 years of age.2.iKnowledgeable in local, state and federal laws, including the South Dakota Department of Social Service and Department of Corrections guidelines.3.iProficient in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.4. Excellent communication skills, written and oral.5. Excellent supervisory skills; motivates and disciplines employees. Active involvement in the development of personnel and demonstrates strong leadership skills.6.iMay not have on record a substantiated report of child abuse and neglect.

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