Direct Care – Weekends

Direct Care – Weekends

Posted 3/15/2017

The Children’s Home of Easton has immediate openings available for full-time Direct Care staff on its weekend shift, Saturday & Sunday 8am – midnight. It is a 16 hour shift both days. Direct Care staff are responsible for the physical and emotional well – being of each client placed under his or her supervision.

About Us: The Children’s Home of Easton is a private nonprofit organization that was established in 1885. We provide a caring, nurturing environment for children in need as well as providing assistance to their families. We provide a continuum of services, including group care and other family-like programs in a safe and compassionate atmosphere. We are fiscally responsible and provide long-term care through professional staff who guide, support, and encourage children to believe in their own self-worth and reach their full potential.

General duties and responsibilities of the position are as follows:

  • Constant supervision of clients, including room/safety checks when required
  • Ensure client safety and personal development by following program rules and safety plans
  • Medication administration
  • Daily note taking and other communication when necessary
  • Basic housekeeping duties and maintaining cleanliness of the building
  • Transportation of clients using company vehicles
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain professionalism in stressful situations
  • Attend meetings on a weekly/monthly basis and annual trainings when required

The Children’s Home of Easton offers the following to all full-time employees:

  • Health & Dental plans
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation) & Holiday pay
  • 403B Retirement plan with Agency matching

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Driver’s License
  • Must be 21 years or older

*All applicants are required to pass a physical examination by a licensed professional and must clear all required Pennsylvania Child Abuse & Criminal checks in accordance with state laws, including a review of his/her driving record.

 

All interested applicants should submit a current resume to jeninep@thechildrenshome.org