Independent Living Specialist- Brumit
This position is from 3 p.m. Thursday to Sunday at 8 a.m. over night.
Work a flexible schedule including three nights sleep over at our Brumit Center apartment-based program.
Assist youth with daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, interviewing skills, budgeting, etc.
Participate and provide recreational activities as appropriate for youth.
Transport youth to work, school and activities with company vehicle.
Responsible for all transportation needs of the youth.
Be a mentor to at least 4 youth in independent living and attend special events with and for the youth such as graduations, band concerts, funerals, etc.
Complete all required documentation and attend required training.
Dispense medication to the youth as needed and document accurately.
Maintain documentation of youth progress and assurance that they live in a safe environment.
On-site walk through daily, to maintain curfew of the youth according to their levels. Ensure all visitors have left the site; provide one daily contact with the youth, check the apartment for cleanliness, and report any damages to the apartment.
Responsible for monitoring the sign-out sheet and following guidelines and for monitoring client visitation.
Work cohesively with the Director and CFS specialist if the client wishes to visit with family, especially out of town.
Treat all clients with respect and promote an awareness of sensitivity to the cultural backgrounds of those we serve.
Must hold a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent, plus one year experience working with adolescents in a residential program. Preference is given to those with a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or a related field.
Valid Tennessee driver’s license and able to provide proof of insurance.
Holston Home for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time