ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide crisis intervention services as needed to the clients and house staff.
- Provide one-on-one support to clients in crisis as identified.
- Collect and analyze all step system paperwork.
- Oversee and approve movement of children between homes and off site.
- Serve as the point of contact for all on-site activities.
- Assist the House Staff with the coordination of transportation.
- Provide coordination for behavioral support during tutoring.
- Conduct monthly alarm checks.
- Participate in team meetings and case conferences as indicated.
- Manage staff schedules.
- Manage budgetary items including processing receipts, preparing monthly reports and the distribution of monthly allowance.
- Conduct a monthly walk through of the homes to ensure compliance with all licensing and cleanliness standards.
- Provide support to the food management, home inventory and work order process as necessary.
- Provide coverage in the homes as needed.
- Serve as a role model for the children and their families.
- Provide crisis intervention services as needed to the clients and house staff on a 24-hour basis, alternating on-call coverage with other program staff.
- Establish and maintain positive relationships with ChildNet and other service providers, community agencies and governmental entities that are associated with the care and treatment of SOS clients.
- Respond to crises in a manner that serves to promote physical and emotional safety and well-being.
- Assist, substitute for, or help other staff when called upon to ensure safety and continuity of coverage and care or treatment of SOS clients.
- Interact with clients, all agency staff and other individuals in a caring and professional manner.
- Exhibit behavior which conforms to the highest standard of ethics and professionalism.
- Attend required in-service trainings and other staff/program meetings as scheduled.
- Prepare and/or coordinate all required documentation and reports in an accurate, thorough, and timely manner.
- Maintain a complete and accurate understanding of all procedures relevant to the care and treatment of SOS clients.
- Be aware of and implement all local and state requirements for the care and handling of clients, including the reporting of suspected abuse and/or neglect.
- Report all issues, concerns, problems, or situations that may adversely affect the welfare and safety of the clients, staff, or program to the Program Director in a timely manner.
- Perform other professional duties/tasks that may be assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university or 3-5 years of related experience and/or training. Previous licensing experience is highly preferred.
Employees in this position must be flexible working holidays and weekends if absolutely necessary.
Job Status: Full Time