Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI is currently seeking an ICA Team Manager to join our growing Connections team. The Connections team partners with adults with disabilities and frail elders on long-term care needs to help them plan and direct support and services — close to home to reach their desired goals. Connections follows a flat, collective leadership model where all staff are valued, heard, and encourage to share insights and challenges transparently.
Our team managers support a team of IRIS Consultants while also supporting a small caseload of IRIS participants. The position is primarily Monday through Friday, first shift, but requires some flexibility to meet the needs of participants and the organization.
The ICA Team Manager coordinates the day to day work of establishing an LSS IRIS Consultant Agency (ICA) within specific locations, including training, supervising, coaching, mentoring and assisting in hiring the work of IRIS Consultant Agency (ICA) Teams (IRIS = Include, Respect, I Self-Direct); assuring state ICA contract requirements are met and exceeded within the ICA Teams; and providing leadership to the ICA Teams in outreach and development of needed community connections for the ICA and for the individuals served by the ICA. Empowers team to function as a self-directed team of professionals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, counseling, nursing, special education, sociology or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a similar role working in social services or a closely related field that provides leadership in management or administration is required. Experience should include three years working with a similar population. Supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Master’s degree in related field is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
• Long-Term Care Functional Screening Certification preferred
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 50%. Some overnight travel may be required.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.