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Group Home Staff for Teen Boys in Foster Care

Company: Residential Services
Location: Mesa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Immediate Openings Available! Apply NOW! We have group homes in East Mesa for teen boys in foster care.Looking for more than just a job? Looking for something more meaningful? Apply today! Minimal experience necessary!We need enthusiastic, dynamic, animated, individuals to join our exceptional team of outcome-oriented professionals to work with teen boys in foster care. We are hiring male and female staff for our group homes in East Mesa. Part-time and full-time available (full-time preferred), benefits available for employees averaging at least 30 hours per week. Typical shifts at our houses include:

  • 2pm - 10pm everyday
  • 10pm - 9am everyday
  • 9am - 2pm weekends & holidaysStaff's role is to provide support, care, & stability for the boys living in the home and to maintain a safe & family like environment. The Staff will assist the boys by directing interactions, including but not limited to behavioral management and by facilitating therapeutic, recreational, and social life skills. Staff function as a role model, adhering to agency standards of practice for children, staff, and the public. Provides a therapeutic approach during daily routine.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Behavior Management through Positive Behavior Support strategies.
    • Administration of Medication.
    • Completing daily communication (Program log, staff communication log, mileage log, group messaging through apps, etc.)
    • Transportation to/from, and participation in residents activities (medical/dental/psych, shopping, sporting/extracurricular, social, etc.)
    • Preparing & cooking meals, house cleaning & maintenance.
    • Assisting & instructing residents with their chores (as appropriate for individual residents).
    • Assisting residents in managing their behaviors, by using positive behavior supports.
    • Follow house rules and schedules to provide consistency Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Demonstrates strong boundaries and shows care and concern for children in crisis
      • De-escalate children when child is dysregulated
      • Knowledge of basic behavior modification principles, strategies, and techniques.
      • Demonstrate cultural competency and diversity appreciation.
      • Recognize, prevent, and respond appropriately to behavioral situations.Qualifications
        • Reliable transportation to commute to our Group Homes in East Mesa (Required).
        • Fluently speak, accurately write and 100% understand the English language (Required).
        • Minimum 1 year of experience in childcare or related training and education (Required).
        • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required).
        • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age (Required).
        • Valid AZ driver's license and able to provide a 36-month clean motor vehicle report in order to be a driver for the agency (Required).
        • Experience in crisis de-escalation and trauma informed care (Preferred).
        • Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card (Required - must be able to obtain this).
        • CPR & 1st Aid Certification (Required - we can help you obtain this).
        • Prevention & Support Certification (Required - we can help you obtain this). This requires you to be able to safely restrain an individual, if absolutely necessary, using your hands and arms in specific methods. It also requires you to be able to get up and down from a kneeling or squatting position.Equal Opportunity Employer-M/FWhat are you waiting for? Hit that Apply Now button and join us in helping our members become as independent as they can be!Please, make sure to check your email, as we respond to every applicant. Check your Junk/Spam folder, if you don't see an email from us.We are a drug-free workplace and employees must submit to random drug tests.(Direct Support Professional - DSP, Direct Care Worker - DCW, Behavioral Health Technician - BHT, Caregiving, Caregiver, Group Home)

Keywords: Residential Services, Mesa , Group Home Staff for Teen Boys in Foster Care, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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