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Group Home House Parent - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Company: One Hope United
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe general scope of responsibilities while employed as a House Parent for up to 4 youth between the ages of 12-18 are all the tasks relating to personal care, housing, meals, academics, recreational activities and trauma-informed care of youth in the One Hope United (OHU) Community Home Based Residential Program. House Parent(s) will be trained to use the Family Teaching Model, which is an evidenced based and trauma-informed approach. House Parent(s) are live in supervisors. Other activities include: Supporting positive behavior of the youth, supervising and arranging activities to ensure the proper mental, physical, and social development is provided. House Parent(s) shall ensure that the youth attend school regularly, provided ongoing academic support in the home. House Parent(s) goal is to provide an equitable and nurturing family style environment within the home.Job Duties Include:--- Provides supervision of youth in accordance with OHU, Department of Children and Families (DCF) and ChildNet policies--- Maintains a therapeutic home environment. Interactions with all youth reflect a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach--- Teaches, models, and participates in individual and group instruction, in daily living, recreational activities, social skills, emotional regulation skills, and independent living skills as prescribed by each youth's Individual Treatment Plan and the OHU Residential Program Plan--- Continually trains and maintains certification in the implementation of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) or other approved behavior modification program--- Follow OHU Residential Program Plan, including daily schedule, administration of expectations and associated consequences, and mental health treatment of youth in residential care. House Parent(s) make adjustments to daily schedule as needed and that support a nurturing, educational and positive environment--- Establish and sustain positive relationships with youth biological parents, social workers, counselors, child psychologists, teachers, mentors, and any members of the treatment team. The ability to successfully engage and interact with a diverse demographic is essential--- Work collaboratively with a treatment team to provide quality services with the objective to exceed expected outcomes--- Participate in weekly clinical, staff and Child and Family Team MeetingsQualificationsEducation - BA in social work or related fieldExperience - 3 years of related experience strongly preferredOther - Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insuranceWe Invest in You! + Competitive pay and benefits+ Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year+ Generous vacation and PTO plans+ Health, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, agency paid life and LTD, supplemental life insurance+ Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities+ Leadership opportunities on site-based Center Management TeamsA Different Kind Of Employer - One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?+ 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida+ Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895+ Energetic leadership and a rich community of supportOne Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.

Keywords: One Hope United, Fort Lauderdale , Group Home House Parent - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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