Group Home Child Care Worker
Posted on: November 25, 2022
(Direct Child Care Worker)
Job Title: Child Care Worker
Department: Residential Care
Reports To: Facility Manager
--- Must be able to work various shifts per week.
--- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
--- Be authorized to work in the United States.
--- Valid Driver's License
--- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
--- Minimum Age -21 and older
Works directly with residents in a residential group home setting
by ensuring the physical, emotional, medical and mental well-being
of the residents in their care. Child Care Workers act as a
role-model, provide supervision, transportation, meals and medical
support. They supervise planned group and/or individual structured
activities according to a daily schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
--- Maintains all resident and facility records.
--- Meets punctuality and attendance standards.
Medical, Mental and Physical Well-being of Residents:
--- Supervises, protects and cares for children (individually and
in groups) at all times.
--- Provides crisis intervention for residents posing a danger to
themselves, others or property, including physical aggression and
--- Assists residents in achieving her Needs and Service Plan.
--- Notes resident's progress identifies possible need for
professional services; communicates findings to professional
--- Prepares behavioral and incident reports, as needed.
--- Documents residents' day-to-day activities.
--- Attends various community events and functions with
--- Administers discipline and sets limits for acceptable
--- Reports suspected neglect or abuse as a Mandated Reporter.
--- Schedules resident's medical and dental appointments.
--- Conducts monthly resident weight check.
--- Prepares meals, performs housekeeping duties and maintains
facility in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
--- Transports residents to medical and dental appointments.
--- Charts resident's progress and day-to-day activities.
--- Assists residents with grooming and bathing, if necessary.
--- Dispenses medication.
--- Handles any crisis intervention for residents posing a danger
to themselves, others or property including physical aggression and
--- Works with residents to handle individual problems and
achieving their personal goals.
Management of Physical Facility and Internal Operations
--- Attends house staff meetings on a monthly basis.
--- Attends house meetings with residents, group home staff, and if
needed, the Facility Manager or Therapists to address staff and
resident issues and find resolutions, on a monthly basis.
--- Conducts facility menu and food charting.
--- Conducts monthly fire (safety) drills.
--- Conducts water tap tests weekly.
--- Conducts check of First Aid Kit contents for completion.
--- Conducts facility check for maintenance problems.
--- Ensures accuracy of paperwork submitted to Facility Manager and
--- Works with the spirit of cooperation and teamwork with all
--- Attends all in-service sessions to accrue 40 hours of training
within one (1) year of hire date.
--- Provides clear, timely and accurate communication to house and
--- Ensures that the group home expenditures stay in line with the
assigned budget limitations.
--- Elevates issues in a timely manner and to the appropriate
--- Alerts the Facility Manager in advance if vehicle will be
Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
*Education and/or Experience *
Required two (2) year minimum paid experience providing direct
supervision of children Required 21 years of age or older; Required
experience providing type of care specific to working with at-risk
children/youth, Required two (2) year minimum paid experience
providing direct supervision of children Required 21 years of age
or older; Required experience providing type of care specific to
working with at-risk children/youth, including communicating with
such youth; Knowledge of, and the ability to comply with applicable
laws governing residential care facilities.
Job Types: Part-time, Full-time
Pay: $10.00 - $14.00 per hour
* Flexible schedule
* Professional development assistance
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* On call
* Weekend availability
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)
* Childcare: 2 years (Preferred)
* Driver's License (Preferred)
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)
Work Location: One location%58047475%
Keywords: MYS, Columbus , Group Home Child Care Worker, Other , Columbus, Georgia
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