FEATURED JOB OPENING: Home Parent Couples - Waco, TX

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Home Parent Couples - Waco, TX

Posted: 6/28/2017 - 10:39 am

Description:Home Parents must exhibit the intellectual and emotional maturity required to work with youth who have behavioral issues and difficulty connecting to others due to developmental delays, mental health needs and trauma. This position requires respect, a compassionate understanding and the ability to use a trust-based approach to balancing structure and nurture. Other responsibilities include developing relationships with each youth in care, learning to effectively use the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) model of care, teaching daily living skills, home management, transportation, medication administration and compliance with Methodist Children's Home policies and procedures.

 

Schedule:This is a 24-hour per day live-in position with a living space provided in the home. The typical schedule is 7 days on and 7 days off. Home Parents are on duty throughout the waking hours, but are provided with a sleeping period each day when all youth have retired for the night.

Requirements: High School diploma or GED, Valid Driver's License, a clean criminal history and a must be a married couple.

Benefits: MCH offers excellent benefits including, health, dental and vision, long term disability, short term disability, life insurance, 401K, paid time off and tuition reimbursement. Salary range starts at $57,000 per couple depending on education and experience. 

Note:Staff many not bring their own children into the home while on duty as Home Parents. Home Parents must either arrange alternative child care while on duty or have no dependent children in the home. There is a NO pet policy.

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