Group Home Parent
Company: Hibiscus Childrens Center
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: March 21, 2023
HIBISCUS CHILDREN'S CENTER
Position Title: Group Home Parent Program: Village
Reports to: Lead Group Home Parent/
Village Program(s) Director
The primary purpose of this position is to establish a home-like environment so clients (children & youth) can learn life skills, how to deal with problems and observe positive life activities. The group home parent is a professional parent who sets a good example of adult behaviors
Hibiscus Children's Center utilizes the Sanctuary Model, which is a trauma informed organizational change model. The Sanctuary Model organizes both our treatment and the way we run our organization. It is an inclusive model as it is a way of guiding leadership, staff, clients families and our community to share the same language.
PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES :
Promote the mission, values and vision of Hibiscus Children's Center
Supervise and positively interacts with children and youth in their home and the campus
Plans, prepares, engage in and arranges supervision of age appropriate activities with children and youth
Direct children and youth in age appropriate socially acceptable eating, resting, and personal hygiene
Maintain the order, safety, cleanliness of the home and surrounding yard
Models and implements all aspects of the behavior modification program
Provides structure and guidance in a positive manner that will establish positive role models for the children and youth
Provides teaching and coaching in daily living skills, which includes hygiene and social skills.
Responsible for daily cleaning, organizing, sanitizing and laundry, as needed; prepares meals for children and youth according to established organizational polices procedure and protocols
Transports and/or makes transportation arrangements, as needed
Reviews, maintains and updates client records and/or logbook with pertinent client information; ensures all client documentation is completed properly
Administers medications and documents dosage and times
Ensures all medical directives are followed
Attends and participates in treatment team, staff and All Agency meetings.
Completes required mandatory and other trainings for compliance of yearly standard
Communicates and documents all necessary information related to clients to their individual therapist
Communicates and notifies the On-Call Administrator of all non-routine incidents
Ensures home is properly maintained and that repairs are coordinated with maintenance personnel .
Notes and recommends solutions to any staffing concerns, behavioral problems and/or difficulties
Appropriately manages all Home funds and maintains records and receipts as required.
Provides direction and guidance to volunteers
Implements one fire drill per month and proper documentation in the Fire Drill Log
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Hibiscus Children's Center reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in a Human Services related field. (Degree requirements may be waived on a case by case basis with approval from the Compliance Officer. At a minimum, all Group Home Parents will be required to have a High School Diploma or GED and significant experience working with children.)
Two (2) years of experience providing direct services to children, youth and their families.
Certification in CPR, First Aid
Must pass level 2 background clearance and drug test
Ability to lift 40 pounds
Flexible schedule and availability
Valid FL Driver's License
Insurance clearance to transport children in agency vehicles
Good interpersonal skills
Understanding of child abuse and neglect
Ability to intervene decisively when necessary to protect residents
Ability to work in and promote team environment
Ability to handle emergencies and life threatening situations effectively
Good verbal and written communication skills
Basic first aid skills
Ability to transport children
Ability to set appropriate boundaries and limits with residents and staff
Complete 40 hours of training annually
Successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Interventions (TCI) and all annual refreshers
Successfully complete Sanctuary Model Training and annual refreshers
Successfully complete 24 hours of Human Trafficking Training and refreshers
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (N=needed P=preferred)
Sitting N Standing N Walking N Lifting N Carrying N Kneeling N Pushing/Pulling N Bending/Stooping N Climbing n/a Reaching N Crawling/Crouching P Repetitive Motions P Transporting P Other (describe )
HIBISCUS CHILDREN'S CENTER
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