• Childcare Worker

    Open Door Children's Home
    Job Description
    JOB TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
     
    • Must provide appropriate role model behavior for children.
    • Monitors daily activities and ensures accurate and complete records.
    • Supervises and assists children daily, ensuring safety and well-being.
    • Performs all duties in compliance with standard operating procedures, policies, and licensing requirements.
    • Identifies individual behavior problems and needs of children and prepares daily report on each child  to Director of Children’s Services or Counselor.
    • Identifies and confers with Human Service Professional (HSP) any health problems of individual children; provides transportation to medical facilities, prepares and submits reports in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies.
    • Dispenses prescription and non-prescription medication as outlined in the medical care policy.
    • Provides transportation to school, appointments and other locations as needed.
    • Maintains the facility in a neat and orderly manner.  (See list of Housekeeping Duties)
    • Identifies and reports needed repairs for facility to President.
    • Employs a nurturing attitude toward children, ensuring availability while on duty.
    • Administers acceptable disciplinary procedure as outlined in policy and procedures.
    • Maintains close contact with President and Director of Children’s Services providing information on status of all areas of responsibility.
    • Attends staff meetings and training as required.
    • Assists with meal preparation for breakfast and lunch during weekdays and all meals on weekends when meals are not prepared by cook.
    • Assists with household duties as outlined in policy and procedures.
    • Monitor homework/study hall.
    • Performs duties within licensing requirements and the Open Door Children’s Home Policy and Procedure Manual.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the President or the Director of Children’s Services.
    • Performs bed checks (night shift) – fifteen (15) minute review.
    • Practice fire drills – 6 daytime annually & 6 nighttime annually.
    •    Included in the duties of your job is the requirement that from time to time you may be required to work overtime as may be directed by the Director of Children’s Services and/or the President.    

    Required Qualifications:
    • Minimum Requirement:   High School diploma or equivalent (GED).  College degree in related field is preferred.   Experience in a residential childcare setting or related area is preferred.
    • Must be 21 years or older.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
    • Must have no criminal history record convictions of misdemeanor or felony offenses from any state.
    • Must pass a medical examination to include a level ten (10) drug screen.
    • Must be able to relate to and work well with children and adults.
    • Must possess organizational and administrative skills.
    • Must be able to remain calm and respond quickly in emergency and/or crisis situations.
    • Must provide appropriate role model behavior for children.
    Please send resume to cgibson@opendoorhome.org
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