Independent Living Plus Supervisor


Posted: 07/09/2021


Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 224 North 2200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, with full benefits

Hiring Range: $21.00-$23.00/hr DOE


Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

Assume primary responsibility for the functioning of the Independent Living Plus (ILP) program including the staff and residents.


Responsibilities include:

  1. Overall responsibility for the hiring, training, and job performance of the Independent Living Plus House Managers.
  2. Overall responsibility for the development and facilitation of the Independent Living Plus program.
  3. Quality improvement including accountability, reporting, and outcomes.
  4. Track monthly progress of the program participants.
  5. Update Policies and Procedures and create necessary manuals for the program.
  6. Ensure that all necessary permits and licensure with the city and the Department of Human Services are maintained in compliance.
  7. Oversee collaboration, teamwork, and cohesion between House Managers, Mentors, Transition to Adult Living Coaches, Case managers, and supervisors.
  8. Conduct planned home visits at least twice monthly for each ILP home and unannounced home visits for each ILP home quarterly.
  9. Coordinate with the program manager, case managers, and house managers in making placement decisions with youth wanting to participate in the ILP program and with youth ready to transition out.
  10. Coordinate with the landlord regarding maintenance requests and ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
  11. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
  12. Crisis and emergency response as needed.
  13. Other duties as may be assigned.


Work Environment inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

  1. Work will be performed primarily inside the Independent Living Plus homes, but may also occur in youths' places of employment, educational institutions, and other locations as needed in addition to being performed in an office.


Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

  1. Work requires the ability to sit and stand for long periods, to walk moderate distances, and occasionally to assist youth with physical activities such as carrying groceries or household supplies.
  2. Driving is required in this position.


Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  1. Works independently in a safe and appropriate manner
  2. Demonstrates both problem solving and problem prevention
  3. Displays sensitivity to the needs of clients, client's families, visitors, co-workers, volunteers and other persons with whom the employee may interact
  4. Recognizes time as a valuable resource and responds promptly to needs of clients, and co-workers
  5. Proficiency in English oral and written communication
  6. Must maintain confidentiality regarding client's information
  7. Demonstrates leadership, organizational, training, and coaching skills
  8. Proficiency in computer skills
  9. Excellent interpersonal communication
  10. Ability to relate to individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds


Education, training and or experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  2. Leadership and or supervisory experience.
  3. Experience with multi-cultural and refugee community
  4. Experience working with youth, preferable in a foster care setting


Background Screen/BCI requirement

  1. Must pass FBI /BCI background check


Licenses, certifications and credentials

  1. SSW or CSW preferred
  2. Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance with minimum policy liability limits of $50,000 per person and $100,000 per occurrence, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety requirements


Position status and expected schedule

  1. This position is full-time and exempt.
  2. The general schedule will consist of 40 hours to be worked Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM. This schedule is flexible, but may include crisis and emergency response on weekends and evenings.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go to the company website: and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled.

Requisition #: 21.07.04