Care Giver / Houseparent Single

  • Full Time
  • St Augustine, Florida
  • Posted 7 months ago
  • Annual 47,000 Single or $95,000. Couple USD / Year
  • St Augustine Youth Services profile
  • Salary: Annual 47,000 Single or $95,000. Couple
  • Monday through Monday ON and then a week off, alternating shift. OR 3 1/2 days ON, 3 1/2 days OFF.

Do you want to make a difference in a youth’s life? Do you have a passion to help a child heal?

Come join a remarkable team that provides quality trauma informed therapeutic services to children

St. Augustine Youth Services Has been providing quality therapeutic services for youth for over 30 years.

This is a live on campus position with 7 on and 7 off shifts or 31/2 on 3 1/2 off.

Starting Pay $45,000. Single or Starting Pay $95,000. Couple

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

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.
Foe 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
Competitive Salary and Benefits:

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

A valid Driver’s license
Must be able to pass an extensive background screening; including a level 2 background check
Must be able to pass a drug screening
Personal and professional references checks are required
Must have a passion for helping others
Job Types: Full-time,

SAYS is an equal opportunity employer.

Tagged as: child care experience, houseparent

Maximum file size: 64 MB.
Maximum file size: 64 MB.

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.

Job Overview
Job Location