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Homemaker/Parent Aid in We are hiring throughout the entire state of at Lifeline Youth & Family Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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Job Description

General Statement of Responsibility:

Assess clients assigned for services to determine appropriate treatment plan; teach and assist client in applying effective life skills; document all contacts with clients and produce all required reports in a timely fashion.

Responsibilities:

• Fulfill the responsibilities of the paraprofessional supervised visits
• Assist parents in basic parenting and home-making skills
• Meet with clients on a regular, consistent basis, not less than one time monthly. The frequency of visits is determined by level of care needed on a case by case basis and/or by the referral source.
• Provide ongoing support for clients, including emergency and crisis consultation on a 24-hour basis.
• Completion of clear, accurate documentation of 1) all contacts with clients, 2) monthly reports, 3) court reports, and 4) treatment plans.
• Demonstrate respect and cultural sensitivity to all clients and to all referral sources.
• Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to protect clients' privacy.
• Attain / maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
• Services will be provided effectively, efficiently, and with evidence provided for each case.(see “Performance Benchmarks” attached.)

Examples of Tasks:

• Making sure visit with parents is appropriate and the child is protected 
• Assist in cleanliness and appropriate infant care
• Accompany and support clients for court appearances.
• Provide transportation for clients, as needed or necessary to meet treatment goals. 
• Report all work time on Activity Log.
• Report to referral source / supervisor significant information regarding any unusual incidents occuring within area of responsibility.
• Document all client visit information on Weekly Contact Note and Supervised Visitation Report during face-to-face meetings with clients.
• Coordinate services for clients and link them to appropriate community resources. 
• Assist clients in building skills such as parenting techniques, appropriate discipline, communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution, self-sufficiency, personal responsiblility,and responsible thinking.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

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