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Group Home Child Care Worker

Company: MYS
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

(Direct Child Care Worker)

Job Title: Child Care Worker

Department: Residential Care

Reports To: Facility Manager

Qualifications

--- 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

Summary:

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 self-abusive behavior.

--- Assists residents in achieving her Needs and Service Plan.

--- Notes resident's progress identifies possible need for professional services; communicates findings to professional staff.

--- Prepares behavioral and incident reports, as needed.

--- Documents residents' day-to-day activities.

--- Attends various community events and functions with residents.

--- Administers discipline and sets limits for acceptable behaviors.

--- 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 self-abusive behavior.

--- 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.

Administration

--- Ensures accuracy of paperwork submitted to Facility Manager and Facility Administrator.

--- Works with the spirit of cooperation and teamwork with all staff.

--- 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 corporate staff.

--- Ensures that the group home expenditures stay in line with the assigned budget limitations.

--- Elevates issues in a timely manner and to the appropriate person.

--- Alerts the Facility Manager in advance if vehicle will be needed.

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 essential functions.

*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.

* ulation

Work Remotely
* No

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Pay: $10.00 - $14.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
* Professional development assistance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* On call
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
* Childcare: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* 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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