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Resident Counselor- Blended Program

Location
Monroe, North Carolina
Salary
$15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Methodist Home for Children, headquartered in Raleigh, is a 501(c)(3) that works to ensure safe, nurturing homes for children while working to eradicate the social and family problems that lead to abuse, neglect, family disruption and abandonment. We provide community-based services for children and families throughout North Carolina. We partner with public agencies to serve children in crisis and we raise private funds to ensure that we can deliver the best in evidence-based services.

WE'RE HIRING!

MHC is seeking Resident Counselors- Blended Program for its multipurpose & transitional living home in Monroe, NC.

Pay is $15 an hour plus, depending on education and experience.

Currently open: Day shifts

FIRST THINGS FIRST... WHAT IS A MULTIPURPOSE HOME?

Multipurpose homes are residential facilities for youth. Residency in our multipurpose homes has been proven to interrupt lifetime criminal behavior for Level II repeat juvenile offenders. MHC staff implement a model of care that teaches teens to change problem behaviors and attitudes, expand their skills and recover from setbacks and mistakes.

WHAT DO RESIDENT COUNSELORS DO?

The primary responsibility of the Resident Counselor-Blended Program is to provide program services at the Union County Multipurpose Juvenile Home 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. This group home program consists of multiple program components including multipurpose home, transitional living, and emergency placement services.

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.
PAID TRAINING IS PROVIDED

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
Minimum of a High School Diploma and experience working with client population
Must maintain a valid Driver's License and an acceptable driving record.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule
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.

BENEFITS are available to full-time staff after 90 days of employment:

Paid Holidays: MHC gives full-time employees paid holidays each year.

Vacation Leave: First partial calendar year of hire is pro-rated at 10 days (80 hours) per year

Sick Leave: Paid sick leave is accumulated at 12 days (96 hours) per calendar year. All unused sick leave will carry over into the next calendar year.

Health Benefits: Employees may choose between the Cigna HealthCare Medical Base HSA Plan or Medical Buy-Up HSA Plan. Dental and Vision plans are also available.

Health Care Flex Plan: Employees can utilize the optional Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HSA) tax-free reimbursement program for out-of-pocket medical, dental, and vision expenses for themselves and their dependents.

Dependent Care Flex Plan: Employees can utilize the optional Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) tax-free reimbursement program for their eligible dependent care expenses.

Life Insurance: Term life insurance is provided by MHC for full-time staff in the amount of 1x the employee's annual salary. Supplemental life insurance is available for individual or family coverage.

Workers' Compensation: This agency-paid benefit covers on-the-job injury.

403B Plan: Employees can contribute to a tax-deferred annuity plan; MHC matches a portion of the contributed funds.

Credit Union: All employees are offered membership to the Coastal Credit Union (CCU).

Employee Assistance Program: This agency-paid benefit provides easy access to confidential, professional counseling for employees and their families.

Methodist Home for Children staff enjoy paid vacation and sick leave, a variety of benefit options, competitive wages, paid training, and opportunities for career development and advancement.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707087418-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Methodist Home for Children
  • Location: Monroe, North Carolina
  • Salary: $15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent