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Community Living Manager

United Cerebral Palsy of SC
Columbia, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Community Living Coach

**$1500 Sign on Bonus, Free Medical Coverage, Flexible Schedules, and Paid Training**

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc. ensures that individuals who have disabilities within our care live a “Life without Limits”! UCP of South Carolina provides services and programs for adults with disabilities addressing physical and health needs, encouraging their educational development, and offering opportunities for true integration into the community. 

Our mission is to positively support and impact the achievement of a life without limits for people with disabilities. 

JOB TITLE: Community Living Home Manager

DIVISION: Community Living Services (Residential)

SUPERVISOR: Regional Director of Community Living Services


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the day to day operations a single residence; serves the direct care/in home component of the Consumer Support team

EDUCATION OR TRAINING REQUIREMENT: High School diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or related field; 1 year of supervisory experience preferred; Equivalent field experience may be substituted for supervisory experience with Executive Director’s approval.

SPECIAL LICENSES, REGISTRATION OR CERTIFICATION: GA Driver’s License and vehicle insurance; must have ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervises in-home, direct care staff


I. Training/Program Responsibilities

A. Implements activities as coordinated by Consumer Support team which reflect training objectives in each client’s
individual service plan.

B. Engages residents in activities of choice, which reinforces ISP goals.

C. Promptly reports any emergency/crisis situation to supervisor and follows up by completing appropriate incident
report within twenty-four (24) hours.

D. Coordinates transportation and supervision for residents as dictated by individual program.

E. Ensures that all information regarding daily activities, problems and needs of residents are recorded properly in
daily log.

F. Provides training and assistance in changing appropriate apparel on a daily basis to ensure comfort and well being
for residents.

G. Ensures that proper maintenance is performed on the van when necessary.

H. Attends annual ISP meeting for each resident, if needed as determined by the Community Living Advocate

I. Coordinate residents’ outings for community involvement and shopping for their personal supplies.

J. Is responsible for staffing the group home, including overseeing AOD reporting, relief staff, and leave scheduling

K. Acts as liaison person between staff and the Consumer Support team

L. Participate in on call rotation (with other members of the Consumer Support team)

II. Responsibilities Relating to Health and Safety

A. Inspects home to ensure that home meets all safety requirements, checking for clutter and dangerous objects.

B. Corrects deficiencies or submit written report to supervisor outlining deficiencies by end of shift.

C. Conducts evacuation drills, both fire and severe weather; records results of each drill.

D. Follow program plan for meeting all potential emergencies and disasters, such as medical, fire, severe weather and
missing persons. Discusses with Consumer Support team specific role relating to each emergency.

E. Notifies supervisor of all medical emergencies as outlined by policies and procedures.

F. Checks to ensure that supplies are clearly labeled.

G. Reports any problem with equipment used by residents to proper individual or department

H. Ensures cleanliness of home

III. Housekeeping Responsibilities

A. Ensures that laundry is washed, ironed and properly put away daily.

B. Ensures menus are nutritionally sound and appropriate for all consumers in the homes; ensures menus are posted
weekly in accordance with regulations and previous three months menus are filed in the home

C. Purchases groceries for the home on a weekly basis, in accordance with approved menus.

D. Purchases needed offices supplies

E. Purchases required SMS and SME; coordinates the funding for such purchases with Community Living Advocate

IV. Administrative Responsibilities

A. Ensures compliance in the area of responsibility during assigned hours with local, state and federal rules and
regulations applying to Personal Care Home and UCP Residential Services.

B. Complies with the organization policies and procedures governing the use of behavior management programs for
controlling maladaptive or problem behavior.

C. Complies with policies and procedures to ensure that confidentiality requirements are upheld.

D. Supports and protects the fundamental human, civil, constitutional and statutory rights of clients and families as
defined by agency.

E. Demonstrates competence in handling medical emergencies in accordance with UCP policies and procedures.

F. Maintains accurate and complete records of all resident’s personal spending monies in accordance with rules and
regulations; completes monthly reconciliation and submits report to Regional Director of Community Living Services
for approval and final submission

G. Maintains accurate and complete records of house spending (including credit card purchases and petty cash
purchases) in accordance with rules and regulations; completes monthly reconciliation and submits reports to
Regional Director for Community Living Services for approval and final submission

H. Reports to work promptly and on time and does not leave work until assigned shift ends or has approval from
supervisor. Observes policies/procedures governing requests for annual, sick or other leave time.

I. Observes all other personnel policies and works closely with supervisor to ensure compliance.

J. Abides by code of ethics and serves as a good role model for clients.

V. Record Keeping Responsibilities

A. Maintains records in the home to meet local, state and federal guidelines

B. Makes client related entries in daily logs that are legible, dated, authenticated by signature and positions, in ink and
without use of symbols or abbreviations.

C. Maintains tracking records in accordance with Individual Service Plan to comply with program requirements and
expectations of supervisor.

D. Records contacts with client’s family or guardian.

E. Maintains current log for approved family visitations and/or outing with friends.

F. Maintains medication records in accordance with policy

G. Maintains records of evacuation drills

H. Maintains appropriate documentation relating to health, safety and infection control.

I. Maintains records of van log data sheets.

VI. Physical Health Service Responsibilities

A. Receives training on supervising the self-administration of medications and follows all policies and procedures.

B. Assumes responsibility for ensuring that all medications are kept under lock and key. Supervises self-administration
of medications in accordance with established policies of Georgia Department of Human Resources by:

a. Right resident

b. Right medications

c. Right dosage

d. Right time

e. Right route

f. Right documentation

C. Obtains annual TB test and ensures that results are signed by appropriate medical staff and on file in Center
Personnel record.

D. Considers the need and advisability of obtaining Hepatitis B Vaccine in accordance with UCP recommendation.

E. Provides required documents for personnel file as requested, to include Georgia Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR
certification, physical, etc.

VI. Other

A. Adheres to all agency policies and procedures and Community Living Arrangement and Personal Care Rules and

B. Takes residents to their doctor appointments when necessary

C. Develop and maintain positive and productive relationship with consumers, families, co-workers, and community

D. Maintain objectivity in position in order to set appropriate limits while working with consumers .

E. Support consumers in their personal growth and development, respecting cultural, ethnic, spiritual, and individual

F. Adhere to all agency policies and procedures

G. Other duties as assigned

United Cerebral Palsy of SC


Columbia, SC
29212 USA



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