Professional Houseparent(s) - St Augustine, FL

Professional Houseparent(s) - St Augustine, FL

Posted: 2/19/2020 - 4:20 pm

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This is a live on campus position, 7 on 7 off shifts.  Couples or Singles are welcome to apply!

QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES: Applicants for this position should possess:

  • A minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Two years’ experience working with youth who have mental/behavioral health issues, preferably in a residential setting, or a Bachelor’s degree in related mental health field.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • History free of offenses listed on the Affidavit of Good Moral Character
  • Must be able to clear a background screening
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening

COMPETENCIES:

  • Providing a role model and mentor for children. The ability to present self in a positive, professional manner to the children and other agency personnel.
  • Being a Team Member. The desire to work cooperatively as a member of a team for the benefit of the child and the organization.
  • Ability to provide structure. The ability to be consistent in providing discipline to each child, as prescribed by the program and the individual treatment plan.
  • Ability to provide a homelike environment. The ability to make the SAYS residential environment as close to a home as possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Professional Parent is responsible:

  • To the Program Director or his/her designee.
  • For working at the prescribed times as agreed upon with the Program Director.
  • For following all policies and procedures of the organization.
  • For the direct supervision and management of the behavior of the children.
  • For providing crisis intervention when a crisis occurs with the child.
  • For following proper physical restraint techniques when necessary to prevent a child from harming themselves or others
  • For planning and conducting group discussions or constructive recreational activities with children when appropriately scheduled.
  • For maintaining accurate records and written documentation of all work activities in the manner prescribed by the Program Director and the policies and procedures.
  • For attending all in-house staff meetings and treatment team meetings unless excused.
  • For purchasing food, planning menus and preparing meals.
  • For performing general housekeeping and laundry tasks.
  • For reporting facility or grounds maintenance needs to the Administrative Director to assure the safety of the clients.
  • For instructing children in personal hygiene habits and overseeing the children’s physical health.
  • For dispensing items such as toiletries, clothing, linens, etc. as required.
  • For monitoring and documenting consumption of medication and insuring that the proper medication and dosage is always available.
  • For participating in referral interviews and new intakes as needed.
  • For transporting children to any medical and other appointments as needed, to school as needed, and other place as prescribed by the individual treatment plan
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