Supervisor, CAPS

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The CAPS Supervisor is a Full Time (28 hour/week) role located in Philadelphia, PA. Full Time staff are eligible for all of our exciting benefits, including health insurance and over five weeks of paid time off!

The Supervisor assists the Program Manager in providing overall services coordination of the CAPS Mobile Peer Services team that provides flexible, community based peer support. These services are designed to promote the empowerment, personal wellness, and community integration of individuals with an autism spectrum diagnosis, who may also have mental or physical health conditions and may use substances.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

SUPERVISORY

  • Supervises up to seven (7) Community Autism Peer Specialists.
  • Reviews participant records and evaluates the performance of Community Autism Peer Specialists.
  • Provides training of Certified Autism Peer Specialists in related skills, and provides additional training in such areas as policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Provides technical guidance to Community Autism Peer Specialists executing tasks.
  • Trains others in how to handle aspects of their work.
  • Assists Program Manager in ensuring that team understands policies and process related to the program.
  • Assists manager with conducting presentations to providers about the program.
  • In conjunction with the Program Manager is responsible for the training and development of staff and maintaining records of employee trainings.
  • Monitor staff attendance, hours worked and benefit time.

PROGRAM SUPPORT

  • Maintains a small caseload.
  • In conjunction with Program Manager, designs activities and programs that support participants' goals. Supervises staff in implementation of these activities and programs.
  • Ensure proper application of program, agency, and quality assurance and compliance procedures.
  • Work with participants and staff as needed to ensure continuity of care.

PEER SUPPORT/COACHING

  • Maintains small caseload of up to 10 participants or as needed for coverage.
  • Works with participants to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion.
  • Supports and teaches wellness tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness.
  • Supports participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations.
  • Supports participants' in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals.
  • Uses knowledge, skills and training from Community Autism Peer Specialist training to model, coach, support and advocate with participants.

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS

  • Ensures participant data is recorded in the Electronic Health Records system.
  • Ensures staff documents all participants' activity in EHR immediately.
  • Ensures that all data is correct by verifying information with the participant.
  • Approves Credible entries for employees.

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred or related experience.
  • Credentialed as a Community Autism Peer Specialist.
  • One to three years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in an autism and/or behavioral health work environment.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a car to use for work on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the local autism and/or mental health systems.
  • Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, timesheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office and Google Applications, e3 and other relevant software.

ABOUT MHP

Mental Health Partnerships (MHP) seeks to empower individuals with mental health challenges to live full and satisfying lives, based on their specific needs and choices, all while remaining connected to their families, friendships and communities.

MHP offers over 40 services throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and select locations in the states of Delaware and New Jersey.