Community Living Supervisor Direct Care


Date: 08/24/2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Who Is Achieva?††

From early intervention therapies and diverse housing options to employment services and special needs trusts, we are the only agency of its type in southwestern Pennsylvania that provides lifelong supports to people with disabilities and their families. Achieva envisions a community where all people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance.


Oversees the daily operation of assigned Community Home(s). Ensures compliance with Chapter 6400 Regulations; the Allegheny Department of Human Services/Office of Intellectual Disabilities; and Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Servicesí standards for the health safety and welfare of the individuals supported by direct care employees in the home. Serves as the on-call person along with beeper responsibilities according to a developed schedule. Reports to the Community Living Specialist.


Supports the achievement of individualsí personal outcomes.

Ensures the Organizationís vision and mission statement and the Department's goals and objectives are incorporated in the daily operation of the home.

Ensures compliance and implementation of the Departmentís Policies and Procedures relative to Community Homes. Assembles maintains and monitors all in-house and individual records. Assists with and ensures the upkeep and maintenance of the home.

Assigns direct care staff members to specific job assignments at the home.

Ensure the implementation of the outcomes identified in the Individual Support Plan.

Ensures appropriate and accurate expenditures and reconciliation of monies dispersed from the Resident Account.

Supervises and evaluates the staff assigned to the home(s). Communicates individually on a regular basis to clarify job responsibilities, program purposes, philosophy, and goals. Provide ongoing training, development, and constructive feedback. Implements corrective action with prior approval.

Communicates and informs the Community Living Specialist of operation supports, including fiscal and personnel-related issues on a regular basis.

Remains available to assist either by phone or on-site in a crisis, at the discretion of the Director, and /or Community Living Specialist. Ensures that staff adheres to the crisis procedures. Provides support to staff and individuals to continue ongoing duties and activities.

Develops the weekly staff schedule. Adjusts staff schedules due to vacation, absenteeism, or illness with prior approval.

Ensures effective communication with the individuals supported, families, and other people involved in the provision of supports for the individual.

Participates in various committees or workgroups as approved.

Receives 24 hours of training relevant to Human Services.

Acts as a Designated Agency Person per the Medication Administration requirements.

Performs other related duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.