Houseparent - Turbeville Children's Home

Location of Job (city): 

Turbeville

POSITION: Turbeville Children's Home (TCH) is presently in need of a single female Houseparent to work with teen girls. Houseparents are responsible to provide daily nurturing and care of each child. 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 one 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. BENEFITS: * Medical, dental and vision plans * 403b retirement plans

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, 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: 

Debbie Dillard

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): 

Becky Powell

Submit Resumes To (Email): 

rpowell@fchfs.org

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

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, 7 September 2018

Other notes about this job: 

Salary: Annual salary starting at $19,500 per person, additional pay based on experience