NC Licensed Teacher | Butner, Franklin, Goldsboro, Lumberton, Winston-Salem

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Residential Program Manager, the Teacher plans and implements a comprehensive individualized education program for each juvenile resident on a year-round basis.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Plan a highly flexible and innovative classroom curriculum to meet the needs of each individual juvenile resident of the Multipurpose Juvenile Home. Makes use of both traditional and computerized learning materials.
  1. Operate the school program in compliance with all approval and accreditation requirements specified by the North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction. This includes, but is not limited to, recording daily classroom attendance, filing immunization records, and conducting an annual audit. Develop a curriculum for each student that meets the North Carolina standard course of study requirements for the individual’s youth’s grade level.
  1. Conduct standardized testing as required by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
  1. Prepare detailed lesson plans and maintains complete, accurate records of attendance and classroom (social and academic) performance and provide official transcripts of each juvenile’s work during their residency.
  1. In conjunction and cooperation with the Home staff, develop an individualized education plan that helps to teach and strengthen vital social and self help skills in the context of the school program and to provide complementary services across the program.
  1. Work closely and cooperatively with the Home staff to develop an individualized treatment plan to promote academic endeavors within the context of the residential, direct care program component.
  1. Prepare lesson plans for other Home staff members’ use in the absence of the teacher.
  1. Make contact with the juveniles’ home school following the youths’ admission to the Home to coordinate educational planning and services and, in preparation for discharge, to plan for the youths’ re-entry into public schools.
  1. Provide whatever resources are required to the youth and the youths’ school to help assure the juvenile’s success when a juvenile is able to function in the public school setting while residing in the Multipurpose Juvenile Home.
  1. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  1. Communicate with parents regarding educational issues.
  1. Receive training in all aspects of the operation of the Multipurpose Juvenile Home and provides coverage (including overnight coverage) when requested in an emergency or in cases of position vacancies.
  1. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with an appropriate current, valid teaching certification as specified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience with adolescents or direct residential experience with the target population is preferred.

Skills/Working Conditions
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including overnights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must provide a copy of current, valid teaching certificate at time of employment. Must maintain teaching certification by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and provide a copy of renewed teaching certificate to the Coordinator of Residential Services upon completion of re-certification requirements.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities and other rotating assignments.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client educational reports and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
  • Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
  • Have the ability to drive a 12-passenger van to transport clients.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary work site and agency related events

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Clinical Case Manager | Butner

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibilities include writing individualized service plans for youth under the direction of a licensed Psychologist. Serve as the primary liaison for the families and court services staff.  Assist in conducting the comprehensive assessment.

  1. Receive and assess referral information prior to admission. Arrange the intake process at admission.
  2. Join with and support families as their child goes through the assessment process.
  3. Arrange Child and Family Team Meetings.
  4. Provide Family Crisis Counseling as recommended by the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP).
  5. Successfully complete training in relevant assessment tools to ensure reliability.
  6. Provide direct care coverage when necessary.
  7. Fulfill any and all supervision requirements established by the relevant Board in the State of North Carolina to either obtain or maintain licensure/certification.
  8. Assist in developing and maintaining productive community resources to support program and client rehabilitation objectives.
  9. Perform other related duties as requested by the Director.
QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Knowledge:  Master’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited and approved college or university. Licensed by the relevant North Carolina State Board.
  • Experience:  Two (2) years of experience providing therapeutic services to client population.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in occasionally high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Must be able to provide 24 hour on-call supervision.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and organizational skills are essential.
  • High level of accuracy and detail orientation required.
  • Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, and other rotating assignments.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
  • Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
  • Have the ability to drive a van to transport clients.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Assessment Psychologist | Butner

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

At Methodist Home for Children, we provide safe, stable homes where children can thrive and live to their full, God-given potential. While not always traditional, an MHC home is where child and family are equipped to succeed. We build on strengths, nurturing hopes and goals, and preparing all in our care to shape their own futures.

Our Juvenile Assessment & Crisis Centers serve boys and girls with histories of mental illness, neglect, trauma, or substance abuse. Referred by juvenile court counselors, youth stay 14 to 30 days for comprehensive testing and observation under the supervision of a licensed psychologist and licensed clinical case managers. They leave with a plan of care that maps out their strengths, areas of focus, goals, and services in their community that can help (therapy, counseling for substance abuse or mental health, educational/vocational training or other).

This position provides clinical oversight for assigned cases at the assessment center. This can be a part-time or full-time opportunity.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Administer Assessment Center program according to the Agency mission, and to ensure the integrity of program provision that is consistent with the Agency’s mission and Model of Care.
  2. Provide oversight and consultative supervision of all Assessment Center staff.
  3. Design and support implementation of Assessment Center protocols employed in service delivery.
  4. Provide and/or oversee psychological testing for clients.
  5. Ensure appropriate assessments are completed for individuals served.
  6. Identify and implement, as appropriate, best practice protocols.
  7. Identify and monitor operational, service, and personal outcomes.
  8. Communicate with Court Services staff regarding individual cases.
  9. Opportunity to work with three other licensed psychologists in consultation, research, and potential publications.
  10. Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Residential Services.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge: Doctorate Degree and current license with NC Psychology Board.
  • Experience: Two (2) or more years of full-time, direct service provision experience in diagnosing, treating and evaluating the effectiveness of treatment of the client population served.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and organizational skills are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills required.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and holidays.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, such as walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, staff documentation, budget documentation, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Foster Care Licensing Specialist | Greenville

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Coordinate all activities associated with the licensing of foster parents and the participation in related training programs for foster parents.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrate familiarity and competence in the licensing laws and the policies for Foster Care and Therapeutic Foster Care as required by the State of NC and Methodist Home for Children (MHC).
  2. Conduct licensure responsibilities for families within the MHC Foster Care Services Department.
  3. Participate in training of foster parents and subsequent tracking of their training as part of the licensure process.
  4. Develop processes to ensure assigned foster homes are in licensure compliance with applicable licensing standards at all time.
  5. Provide consultation services to assigned foster homes.
  6. Maintain professional documentation for licensure of foster homes. Collect and report data and statistical information.
  7. Develops and implements all recruitment and screening protocols for the Foster Care and Adoption Services Department and maintains records of these.
  8. Assist with screening of potential foster parents.
  9. Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field from an accredited college or university; and,
  • Two (2) years experience in program implementation, licensing of foster homes, and service delivery in human services; experience working with child and family issues preferred.

Skills/Working Conditions:

  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and holidays.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in occasionally high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Must be able to provide 24 hour on-call supervision.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and organizational skills are essential.
  • High level of accuracy and detail orientation required.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions and client interactions, such as walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, adoptive parent documentation, client documentation, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity observation of clients and adoptive families.
  • Have the ability to participate in extensive travel.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Assessment Counselor Supervisor | Asheville, Winston-Salem

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

This position works alongside Assessment Counselors in a supervisory and direct care role and serves as a primary caregiver to youths being served by the Assessment Center.  The Assessment Counselor Supervisor position engages youth in a variety of activities designed to enhance the assessment process.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide supervision of Assessment Counselors. This may include giving feedback, coaching, scheduling, training, annual reviews, testing, and support.
  2. Implement direct care services according to an individualized assessment process and consistent with the agency’s model of care.
  3. Engage youths in assessment activities ranging from academic and vocational topics to interpersonal skills and healthcare topics.
  4. Implement a non-punitive environment that motivates youths through the assessment process.
  5. Model appropriate moral, ethical, and professional values for youths, colleagues, and the community-at-large.
  6. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  7. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with all program consumers including but not limited to, youths, parents/family, school personnel, neighbors, referral agencies, administrators, etc.
  8. Perform daily operational functions such as facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, manage financial/budget tasks, and other rotating assignments.
  9. Actively monitor all aspects of the physical property. Maintain all property in clean, safe, attractive manner. Comply with guidelines for property maintenance and management.
  10. Drive agency vehicles for purpose of transporting youths and operating all facets of the treatment program. Transport youth for routine home activities, court appointments, medical appointments, family visits, other required appointments, and emergency situations.
  11. Provide assistance and support to other program staff in their job responsibilities.
  12. Attend, and take advantage of, regularly scheduled in-service and specially scheduled training sessions. Take advantage of other professional growth opportunities. Maintain required certifications and re-certifications for job by participating in available training.
  13. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in a human service discipline with one (1) year of human services experience,
  • or a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in non-human service discipline with three (3) years of human services experience.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
  • Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
  • Have the ability to drive a 12-passenger van to transport clients.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
  • Have the ability to work overtime.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Assessment Counselor | Asheville, Butner, Winston-Salem

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

This position serves as the primary caregiver to youths being served by the Assessment Center.  Assessment Counselors engage youth in a variety of activities designed to enhance the assessment process.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Implement direct care services according to an individualized assessment process and consistent with the agency’s model of care.
  2. Engage youths in assessment activities ranging from academic and vocational topics to interpersonal skills and healthcare topics.
  3. Implement a non-punitive environment that motivates youths through the assessment process.
  4. Model appropriate moral, ethical, and professional values for youths, colleagues, and the community-at-large.
  5. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  6. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with all program consumers including but not limited to, youths, parents/family, school personnel, neighbors, referral agencies, administrators, etc.
  7. Perform daily operational functions such as facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, manage financial/budget tasks, and other rotating assignments.
  8. Actively monitor all aspects of the physical property. Maintain all property in clean, safe, attractive manner. Comply with guidelines for property maintenance and management.
  9. Drive agency vehicles for purpose of transporting youths and operating all facets of the treatment program. Transport youth for routine home activities, court appointments, medical appointments, family visits, other required appointments, and emergency situations.
  10. Provide assistance and support to other program staff in their job responsibilities.
  11. Attend, and take advantage of, regularly scheduled in-service and specially scheduled training sessions. Take advantage of other professional growth opportunities. Maintain required certifications and re-certifications for job by participating in available training.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college and one (1) year experience working with client population; or,
  • Associate Degree in related field and two (2) years’ experience working with client population; or,
  • High School Diploma and three (3) year experience working with client population.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
  • Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
  • Have the ability to drive a 12-passenger van to transport clients.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
  • Have the ability to work overtime.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Teacher Assistant- Early Childhood | Raleigh

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Assist in creating a nurturing and stimulating educational environment for young children.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist in creating and maintaining a child-centered educational environment in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the program by assisting in all classroom activities as assigned by classroom staff.
  2. Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the Core Values of Methodist Home for Children and the policies and procedures of the agency and early childhood services.
  3. Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the standards set forth by the Division of Child Development, Department of Sanitation, Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) or the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)
  4. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  5. Complete ongoing training and education requirements as directed by early childhood leadership.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher, Age Level Coordinator and/or Associate Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma or a GED.
  • One (1) year of verifiable experience working with young children, experience working in a childcare center preferred.
Skills/Working Conditions
  • May require a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and Universal Precautions.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
  • Some evening and weekend work hours.
Physical Requirements
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a TB test.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
  • Will be required to lift and/or carry children, equipment and/or program materials.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, lesson planning, information sharing, and record keeping.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of children.
  • Have the ability to physically participate in program activities with children, including, but not limited to, arts, athletic, and outdoor activities.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
  • Have the ability to work overtime.

 

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Early Childhood Teachers-Toddlers | Raleigh

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in providing a stimulating, nurturing, and child-centered educational environment. Positions are currently available in the following classrooms: Toddlers

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the Lead Teacher or Pod Leader in creating and maintaining a child-centered educational environment in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the program.
  2. Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the Core Values of Methodist Home for Children and the policies and procedures of the agency and the JordanCenter.
  3. Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the standards set forth by the Division of Child Development, Department of Sanitation, Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) or the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS).
  4. Maintain accurate classroom and children’s records.
  5. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  6. Facilitate communication between administration, staff, and families.
  7. Complete ongoing training and education requirements as directed by JordanCenter leadership.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Age Level Coordinator and/or Associate Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience

Must have high school diploma or GED, Child Care Credentials, and an equivalent amount of relevant education.
Must have at least one (1) year of verifiable experience working with young children.

Skills/Working Conditions
  • May require a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and Universal Precautions.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
  • Some evening work hours.
Physical Requirements
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a TB test.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
  • Will be required to lift and/or carry children, equipment and/or  program materials.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, lesson planning, information sharing, and record keeping.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in verbal and written formats with consumers, including,  but not limited to parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of children.
  • Have the ability to physically participate in program activities with children, including, but not limited to, arts, athletic, and outdoor activities.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
  • Have the ability to work overtime.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Residential Technician | Jacksonville

 

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Technician and Residential Assistant positions function as a part of the clinical team in a culturally sensitive Residential Treatment Level III setting. Staff provide the necessary supports to the clients of FACT who are dually diagnosed with a mental illness or severe emotional disturbance and co-occurring developmental disability. Service requires awake staff around the clock and supervision of the clients is continuous. Shift work is involved with the positions requiring an ability to work irregular and weekend schedules.
Shifts needed:  2pm-midnight and midnight-8am

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Accepts appropriate assignments to provide hands on support services to individuals in a residential setting as determined by the Program Manager, Clinical Director, Treatment Coordinator and/or treatment team. Performs client behavioral intervention, skills training, psycho-educational groups/supports and/or community inclusion services as assigned. Provide direct care services as needed. Follows Treatment and/or Person Centered Plan as developed and agreed upon by the Treatment Team, Referral Source, LME, Clinical Director, Parents/Guardian, and Client. Auditory and visual observations of clients’ behaviors and interpersonal interactions to report in the clients’ daily service notes and in the shift report. Completes documentation, incident reports and other data in accordance with established standards, in an accurate and timely manner. Provides accurate and pertinent information to the Treatment Coordinators, Program Facilitators and/or Program Manager that will be utilized in Treatment Team / CFT meetings. Attends supervision, staff development meetings, and training sessions as required. Maintains professional and therapeutic boundaries with individuals and families being served at all times. Provides intervention and support services in a manner that respects the individual, the clients’ rights, their safety, privacy, property, and therapeutic purposes. Demonstrates knowledge of the growth and developmental needs of the child and adolescent populations and is able to adapt interventions to meet the age-specific and disability-specific developmental needs of the clients. Maintains CPI (or approved equivalent of non-violent Crisis Prevention Intervention) techniques, CPR, First Aid and OSHA/Blood Borne Pathogen training on an annual basis. Accompanies clients into the community as requested. Assists in maintaining the general cleanliness and upkeep of the facilities and vehicles. Reports to supervisor any repairs of the facility or vehicles that are needed. Performs any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent, and minimum of two (2) years of experience working with client population.

Skills/Working Conditions

• Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

• Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.

• Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.

• Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.

• Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.

• Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements

• Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.

• Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.

• Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.

• Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.

• Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.

• Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.

• Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.

• Have the ability to drive a van to transport clients.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Resident Counselor | Edenton, Goldsboro, Franklin, Lumberton, Winton

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Resident Counselor is to provide program services to intervene with adolescents being served in the group home. The position’s job responsibilities include implementing direct treatment services through use of the agency’s model of care, providing residential care services, and working with adolescents, families, volunteers, and community representatives in the youth home and community settings.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Implement direct treatment services according to an individualized service plan and consistent with the agency’s model of care. Teach youth a curriculum of skills, including social, self-help, independent living and academic skills. Develop, to the highest degree possible, a normalized family-style home environment providing counseling, concern, direction, assistance, and support for the youth in care. Develop and participate in creative activities for youths and staff. Model appropriate moral, ethical, and professional values for youths, colleagues, and the community-at-large. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with all program consumers including but not limited to, youths, parents/family, school personnel, neighbors, referral agencies, administrators, etc. Perform daily operational functions such as facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, manage financial/budget tasks, and other rotating assignments. Actively monitor all aspects of the physical property. Maintain all property in clean, safe, attractive manner. Comply with guidelines for property maintenance and management. Drive agency vehicles for purpose of transporting youths and operating all facets of the treatment program. Transport youth for routine home activities, court appointments, medical appointments, family visits, other required appointments, and emergency situations. Provide assistance and support to other program staff in their job responsibilities. Work a flexible work schedule each month providing consecutive 24-hour per day or other periods of coverage of the home as scheduled and on an as-needed or emergency basis. Provide primary and supplemental coverage, as scheduled by administrators, for homes other than those primarily assigned. Attend, and take advantage of, regularly scheduled in-service and specially scheduled training sessions. Take advantage of other professional growth opportunities. Maintain required certifications and re-certifications for job by participating in available training. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Residential Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience

• Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college; or,
• Associate Degree in related field and one (1) year experience working with client population; or,
• High School Diploma and three (3) year experience working with client population.

Skills/Working Conditions

• Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
• Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including overnights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
• Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
• Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
• Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
• Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements

• Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
• Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
• Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
• Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.
• Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
• Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
• Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
• Have the ability to drive a 12-passenger van to transport clients.
• Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
• Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
• Have the ability to work overtime.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled