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Residential Team Leader (RTL)

Job Description:

The Residential Team Leader shall be responsible for carrying out the administrative and programmatic duties for the facilities to which they are assigned. This includes ensuring that service recipient’s needs are met, staffing ratio is correct, subordinate staff members are properly trained, and all paperwork is complete and accurate for all facilities under their care. The Residential Team Leader supervises Direct Support Professionals and is responsible for establishing the staffing patterns and schedules.


(including but not limited to)


Assists with supervision, evaluations, completion of disciplinary actions for Direct Support Professionals in the homes assigned; with input and approval of the Residential Service Coordinator, and administrative staff.  Attends ISP meetings and Circle of Support meetings as required. Also participates in the development of ISP’s, service recipient monthly calendars, documentation of service recipient’s monthly reviews. Assures community supports are in accordance with ISP’s Schedules and holds regular staff meetings and staff training (proper implementation of service recipient programs, policies and procedures, orientation of new staff). Assures that communication is maintained with all staff. Develops and implements staffing patterns with input from the Direct Support Professionals and approval of the assigned Coordinator and/or Residential Service Director to assure appropriate coverage of all shifts and the completion of all duties. Provides direct service coverage, which includes transporting service recipients as required. Assures proper supervision of staff on all shifts. Maintains records and security for all service recipients and program funds and maintains an inventory for all service recipient possessions and procures additional items as needed and approved. Maintains and monitors the use, condition, availability, and storage of all furniture, appliances, and other household resources including the home. Maintains a safe and clean home in accordance with all standards.  Monitors the acquisition, use, availability, preparation and storage of all food and household supplies. Able to maintain an on call status as needed. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.




High school diploma, or equivalent working in human services, preferably with adults or children with intellectual disabilities (preferred)

Pass a background check

Possess a valid TN driver’s license, proof of registration, and insurable driving record

Fluent in oral and written English

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities required training and/or certifications preferred


General Requirements:


Organization Skills

Being able to maintain a heavy workload


Transportation Requirements:


Possess a valid TN Driver’s license

Proof of auto insurance (liability at minimum)

For day and evening shift possess a vehicle to provide transportation

At sites where company vehicles are provided there are times a company car could be having mechanical issues

AKM will work with staff on an as needed basis when a staff’s vehicle needs any mechanical repair


Physical Requirements:


Lifting up to 50 pounds

Transferring individuals from: (with or without mechanical lifts)

Bed to floor/wheelchair

Floor/wheelchair to bed

In and out of shower/bath

Into and out of vehicles

Assisting individuals in bathing/showering, hand washing, changing soiled clothing, and toileting needs

Changing client’s briefs

Bending & twisting – neck, waist

Housekeeping e.g., laundry, vacuuming, cleaning showers, tubs, dishes, taking out garbage

Cooking & preparing meals nutritious meals

Standing, climbing, kneeling, pushing, e.g. wheelchairs

Assisting individuals in taking their medications

Conducting required evacuation drills, disaster management and other safety training