Assistant Residential Supervisor

Position Description: 

Marygrove Child Center, a residential treatment center that serves children birth-21, has an opening for a full-time Assistant Residential Supervisor. This position is responsible for areas of daily functioning of the cottage, as outlined. The Assistant Residential Supervisor is responsible for the cottage activities in the absence of the Unit Manager. This individual assists in ensuring that the Residential Technicians perform the daily child caring responsibilities and that the cottage functions according to schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:
• Train new staff as required, document and submit to the Unit Manager
• Attend meetings as delegated
• Provide emergency coverage as required and is on call for the cottage as arranged by the Unit Manager
• Monitor resident activities while on duty and assign staff to resident activities in the absence of the Unit Manager
• Responsible for scheduling, supervising and disciplining of staff in the absence of the Unit Manager
• Ensure that safety and fire codes are upheld
• Maintain routine cleanliness in cottage and ensure that duties are completed
• Participate in staff training as needed
• Complete required documentation
• Plan the residents’ monthly outings and submit to Unit Manager for approval
• Assist in monitoring the implementation of treatment plans
• Complete monthly inventories for clothing, personal supplies, household items, office supplies, and medical supplies
• Supervise the administration of medication and care for the children
• Reports to Unit Manager for problems and/or assistance
• Help the organization meet its quality improvement, evaluation, and reporting requirements by contributing to developing outcomes, participating in data collection, interpreting data and applying it to improve practices and outcomes
• Performs all duties as assigned by the Unit Manager

Working Conditions Associated with this Position:
On call 24/7 as arranged with Unit Manager

Minimum Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related social sciences field/ or equivalent in experience
• 3 years experience in residential care
• Strong leadership skills
• Requires sensitivity to cultural diversity of clients and employees
• Be team oriented and able to work independently

Required Certifications/Training:
• Chauffeur’s License
• First Aid/CPR
• Medication Certification
• SCM Restraint Certification
• SCM De-Escalation Certification
• Safe Environment Program – Archdiocese of St. Louis

Contact Details: 

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to:
Sharon Richardson, Director of Human Resources, Marygrove at or complete an online application at