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Job Description - Residential Supervisor - Group Homes

About us

The dream of Hopewell Center began in the early 1950s when a group of parents sought services for their children and founded Peter Pan Preschool. The group was incorporated in 1966 and officially adopted the name Hopewell Center in May 1983.

As a private, not-for-profit agency, Hopewell has experienced rapid growth in services, personnel, and persons served. While originally focusing exclusively on persons with disabilities, Hopewell has expanded its services to families with infants and toddlers that are 'at-risk due to developmental or socio-economic factors.

Hopewell now has an array of facility and community-based opportunities, including family services, children's services, employment services, and residential services. Today, nearly 200 caring professionals provide person-centered services to over 450 individuals a year.

The following essential job functions for a Residential Supervisor comprise a summary of job duties, requirements, and responsibilities contained in the job description prepared for this position. The job description will serve as the primary document in the selection and hiring process and constitutes the context for incumbent job performance and evaluation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (Duties may vary according to assignment of   shift.)

Implements Individual Program Plans (IPPs);

Assists residents with and performs housekeeping duties;

Oversees the administration of various behavior programs;

Trains and assists residents to budget and count money;

Trains and assists residents with daily hygiene needs;

Supervises the administration of medication;

Maintains inventory of hygiene and household supplies and medications;

Assists residents with preparation of daily meals, trains resident in proper diet;

Monitors working condition of resident adaptive equipment;

Oversees exercise and leisure activities of residents;

Transports residents to various destinations;

Oversees emergency evacuation training for residence;

Maintains and up-dates log of resident activities; 

Assures that house is properly secured upon leaving; Attends meetings and prescribed training programs; Performs related duties as assigned. 



Must possess a high school diploma or the equivalence;

Knowledge of proper methods to train developmentally disabled individuals;

Knowledge of Individual Program Plans (IPPs);

Ability to comprehend, interpret, and implement plans;

Knowledge of basic budgeting and financial skills;

Ability to maintain records of resident activities; Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;

Ability to follow all personnel policies and rules of the organization; Ability to communicate with co-workers and residents; Ability to maintain confidentiality.



Ability to satisfactorily complete all necessary in-service training, and ability to obtain

CPR, basic first aid certification, and medication administration;

Possession of a valid Driver's License and a demonstrated safe driving record.

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