The primary task is to provide oversight to staff and youth within a specialized cottage with the support of a multi-disciplinary team. The RTA Assistant Manager carries out assigned duties and responsibilities that builds and supports a therapeutic and supportive living environment for youth who have a range of emotional, behavioral, psychiatric and addiction issues. The Assistant Manager shall assist in assuring their direct reports provide safe, non-threatening, creative, supportive environments with a focus on changing problem behavior, building social skills and developing positive relationships. The Assistant Managers responsible to work collaboratively with their Supervisor and Night Supervisors to assure 24/7 coverage. Oversight includes programming for youth, assurance that programs are well structured, well-resourced, home-like and meet the needs of high risk, high needs youth. Assistant shall focus on the implementation of identified models and programs to assure consistency and the attainment of identified goals.
The Assistant Manager shows dedication and willingness to work alongside the Integrated Treatment Model (ITM), supporting and carrying out the functions of the model to best serve the population. The Assistant Manager is expected to have a nonjudgmental approach that focuses on skill building and basic principles of behavior (reinforcement, extinction, blocking and shaping). The Assistant Manager is required to function as part of a team, committing to modeling pro social behavior and building positive relationships with all residents.
High School or better.
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