House parent

Contact Name: 

Mike Dillard

Agency Name: 

Location of Job (city): 

Turbeville

Turbeville Children's Home is presently in need of a married couple to work with teen boys.  Houseparents are responsible to provide daily nurturing and care of each child: teaching the children life skills and being a Christian role model. This is promoted by building a relationship with the children and serving the best interest of each child and of the dorm group. The following describes the typical successful Houseparent:  high-energy, organizational and time-management skills, flexible to changing needs and situations, team-member attitude, dedicated to work with children of a diverse population and needs. Houseparents work a two week on and one week off schedule.MISSION: Our mission is to provide a Christian home for children. We are committed to serving the needs of children and to providing services and opportunities that will enhance the total well-being of every child - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The selection or employment of people that share our mission and vision is crucial.

Job Responsibilities: 

TYPICAL HOUSEPARENT DUTIES:*  Supervision of chores and laundry; home cleanliness, neatness and organization is a daily process.*  Exercises the responsibility to help the children with social, emotional, spiritual and educational goals.*  Weekly life skills training and character development are taught for developmental growth and to prepare the teenagers for independence.*  Meet the physical and material needs of each child in their care, such as administering prescriptions, appointment transportation needs, purchasing clothing, *  Correction/discipline of children is the responsibility of the Houseparent, following the TCH discipline plan.*  Documentation includes weekly Houseparent Reports per child, discipline and incident reports as needed.

Job Reports To: 

Facility Director

Job Qualifications: 

* High school diploma or GED * 21 years old or older * Valid SC driver's license (driving record will be checked) * Pass background checks, drug screen and fingerprinting * Medical screening including a Tb test

Submit Resumes To (Name): 

Mike Dillard

Submit Resumes To (Email): 

mdillard@fchfs.org

Employment Status (part-time, full-time, etc.): 

Deadline to Apply: 

Thursday, 3 January 2019