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Team Leader

Posted: 01/07/2023

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We pay the wage PLUS a time and a half per hour during worked, weekend hours!!!!!

Our Team Leaders support their team and provide services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities in their home setting.

Responsibilities include the implementation of their programs as determined by the person's planning team, attending to health and medical needs, following general and specific behavior management practices, meal preparation, completing preventative maintenance/cleaning duties/laundry/recording digital documentation that records the services provided/personal hygiene cares as needed, and activities to enhance a person's life according to their own personal needs and wants.


  • Performs, oversees and trains direct care duties for individuals living in the home.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring Individual Service Plan (ISP), to include staff training on implementation of plans.  Actively participates at individual meetings.
  • Develops, trains, and monitors individual programs as outlined in the ISP.
  • Completes assessments as required to oversee and monitor services. 
  • Completes documentation according to regulatory requirements.
  • Advocates for the needs of the individuals residing within the home.
  • Manages individuals’ finances per established procedures from Benefits Specialist. 
  • Completes household operations, including but not limited to:  cooking, cleaning, laundry, ordering groceries and supplies as necessary.
  • Identifies and responds to individual needs in emotional and social areas; however, intervention in these areas does not fall within the meaning of psychotherapy.
  • Performs tasks that fall within Category II of infection control, which may include exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Attends all scheduled work shifts. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must be 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor Degree in Human Services related field preferred.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in DSP Competencies.   
  • Minimum of 2 years Supervisory/Management experience preferred.
  • Ability to successfully complete mandatory orientation training, First Aid & CPR training, in-service training, and state Medication Administration certification.
  • Holds valid driver’s license and maintains a safe driving record in order to drive company vehicles.  Trained to drive Valiant Living owned vehicles within first sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, which includes working weekends and holidays. 
  • Able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language adequately to respond to individual’s needs.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; listens accurately and responsively.  Responds to communication in timely manner and reviews e-mail daily.
  • Ability to see and hear in order to make assessments. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50-60 pounds frequently, which includes lifting objects and/or transferring individuals. 
  • Ability to sit, stand, stoop, bend, reach, and push/pull wheelchairs.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in accordance with procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to use a computer for required documentation, communication, and other assessments.
  • Ability to operate and maintain household, office, and facility equipment.
  • Ability to be employed full time.
  • Acceptable Background Checks as defined by regulations and policies.
  • Post-offer Negative drug test

Reports to the Assistant Residential Director and the Residential Director.

The average hourly wage is $23.50 - $24.75, commensurate with experience and/or education. Full time positions qualify for Paid Vacation/Sick Leave, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurances, plus a 401k Retirement Plan.

2-week rotations include every other weekend, and evenings are included in the regular rotations. 2-week rotation: Work 4, 10-hour shifts per week = work 3 days, have 2 days off, then work a weekend, then have 2 days off.