Career Path Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

THE METHODIST HOME IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
JOB POSTING: Human Service Professional

Region:                                 Valdosta

Department:                      Valdosta Group Home

Hours:                                   Full Time – Exempt/Salaried – Hours vary

Closing Date:                      open until filled

Description:                        The Human Service Professional provides child welfare administrative oversight and coordination of services to children and their families in care. Specifically, the HSP is responsible for supervising and ensuring that the educational, medical, emotion and social needs of each youth in care are met. In addition they are responsible for providing and/or coordinating all case management, ancillary and social services for each youth. The HSP maintains all documentation required in case files and electronically manages contractors’ data system on assigned youth. HSP is required to generate reports of daily, weekly and monthly progress relevant to case management and support services.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversees individual casework of each resident in care.
  • Make recommendations concerning all admissions, transfers between living units, and all planned and emergency discharges.
  • Develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Monitor the resident’s educational and/or vocational needs.
  • Identify and monitor the children’s and families’ progress relative to the needs, goals, and objectives identified in the assessments and service plans and discuss any problems being encountered by or with the children in care.
  • Maintains and keeps current individual resident’s case file.
  • Effectively communicates written information to the right people in such a way as to establish an accurate record of each child’s placement and maintain accurate records needed by the agency
  • Maintains casework responsibility.
  • Responsible for reporting all reportable incidents to the Vice President of Programs, Regional Director, ORCC, etc.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Agency and its collaterals.
  • Collaborates with Program Manager and child care staff on behavior modification program.
  • Orients program manager and child care staff to treatment goals.
  • Develop and implement treatment strategies/approaches with program manager and direct care staff.
  • Utilizes the Kaleidacare Data Information System.
  • Attend all admissions meetings.
  • Communicate with team prior to admission to the campus specifics regarding the new resident including risk assessment.
  • Participate in placement meeting, review placement agreement, develop visitation plan.
  • Insure legal guardian designates MRO provider.
  • Ensure a minimum of 2 face to face contacts per month or more based on clients needs.
  • Complete billing documentation and submit to the HSP responsible for billing oversight as directed.
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that promotes the safety of the residents.
  • Completes risk assessment on assigned residents.
  • Participates in on call professional rotation.
  • Works toward team and agency goals.
  • Professionalism: Promote a professional, positive work environment as indicated by:
  • Reports to shifts, meetings and training on time.
  • Actively participates in campus activities in a constructive manner.
  • Follows agency procedures in use of leave time.
  • Is flexible and willing to fill in as needed.
  • Represents themselves and the agency in a positive way.
  • Uses direct communication.
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving/conflict resolution skills

·         Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Completes assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Is willing to take on additional responsibility in a positive manner.
  • Upholds the mission and values of The Methodist Home.
  • Complete training necessary to perform position consistent with program and agency staff development plans.

Qualifications:

§  Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, psychology, child hood education, education counseling and psychology or other human service or behavioral science field

  • Must have a minimum of two years of casework experience in a child placing agency.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Working knowledge of family systems and family dynamics.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Ability to uphold the mission and values of The Methodist Home.

Essential Functions:

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc. to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Ability to successfully complete the Crisis Aggression Limitation Management training program and conduct physical interventions as taught by the instructor. Examples (1) Escorting a child by the arm to de-escalate; (2) Support a child’s movement to a seated position to the floor or to a chair.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Duties include typing and sitting at a computer for both long and short durations of time.
  • Duties include some travel.

 

Family Consultant/Therapist

Region:               Macon Campus

Department:      Lighthouse for Families

Hours:                                Full Time/Exempt

Closing Date:    open until filled

Description:       The Family Consultant/Therapist provides residents with both therapeutic and nurturing support.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a wide array of services such as counseling, evaluations, assessments to children, adolescents and adults in an outpatient mental health setting.
  • Coordinates, secures, and delivers all treatment services as dictated by each client’s treatment plan including Individual, Group, and Family Therapy.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in social work, professional counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field is required.
  • Georgia Professional license required.
  • Ability to interface and build relationships with children and their families.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills related to theory and practices for emotionally disturbed children.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population.
  • Substance abuse experiences a plus.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate well with people in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multi task in a fast paced work environment.

Essential Functions of the position:

  • Duties are performed in a variety of environments ranging from highly stressful and potentially aggressive
  • Duties may include sitting and typing for both short and lengthy durations of time.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.

 

Residential Program Supervisor

Region:                                                Americus Campus

Department:                      Americus Group Home

Hours:   Full Time exempt/salaried position, hours vary

Closing Date:                     open until filled

Description:                       The Residential Program Supervisor is responsible for the immediate oversight of the programs and services in the Americus region.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community partners including local churches.
  • Engages and involves the community in collaborative activities to enhance the services provided to our residents.
  • Oversee recommendations concerning all admissions, transfers between living units, and all planned and emergency discharges.
  • Develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Ensures a healthy and therapeutic cottage environment that insures the safety and security of each resident and employee.
  • Ensures that a CALM refresher is held every month.
  • Ensure that staff/client debriefings are conducted.
  • Reviews incident and client grievance reports.
  • Reviews and sets forth an action plan regarding ORS reports.
  • Conducts identified trainings in the regions.
  • Approves law enforcement involvement with clients.
  • Promotes the agency’s mission within the regional office and throughout the region.
  • Participate in the on call rotation for the Group Home.
  • Effectively communicates written information to the right people in such a way as to establish accurate records.
  • Responsible for development and management of an annual budget.
  • Responsible for reporting all reportable incidents to the Vice President/CPO, Regional Director, ORS, etc.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Agency and its collaterals.
  • Collaborates with Human Services Professional and child care staff on behavior modification program.
  • Develop and implement treatment strategies/approaches with Human Services Professional and direct care staff.
  • Responsible for oversight of the selection and termination of all employees of the regional office.
  • Ensures that formal supervision with all staff is conducted.
  • Provides formal supervision of direct reports
  • Responsible for the monitoring and adjustment of the organizational climate within the region.
  • Reviews all resident grievances.
  • Maintain collateral relationships with DFCS, the school system, DJJ, etc.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a social services field, public administration or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead employees and set the overall direction of the program.
  • Ability to interface and build relationships with children, their families and a variety of service providers and collaterals.
  • Knowledge of child care practices, developmental issues, and group processes and practices which are important to this position.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills related to theory and practices for emotionally disturbed children.
  • Necessary stamina and temperament to work with children and youth (ages 6-18) who are experiencing crisis and/or emotional and/or behavior disorders.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills so as to effectively communicate with residents, employees, collaterals and the public.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, etc.
  • Experience working with budgets preferred but not required.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with other personnel and residents.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population.
  • Ability to uphold the mission and the values of The Methodist Home.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to work with children and youth ages 6-17 yrs of age with varying temperaments and situations.
  • Must be able to complete our CALM crisis intervention course within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to transport residents using a 15 passenger van.
  • Must be able to take on call responsibilities

 

JOB POSTING: Child Care Counselor

Region:                               Macon Campus

Carpenter’s Way Ranch

St. Marys Campus

Department:                     Macon – Sullivan Cottage – Part Time

Macon – Gould Cottage– Full Time

Macon – Peyton Cottage – Full Time

Macon – Social Services – PRN

Carpenter’s Way Ranch – PRN

Valdosta- PRN

St. Marys – PRN

Hours:                                                 Full Time – 40 hours per week,

(unless otherwise                                Part Time – 26 hours per week

Specified)                              PRN – As needed

Closing Date:                    Open until filled

Description:                       The Child Care Counselor provides for the day to day care, nurturing, supervision, and development of the youth assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Mentoring youth.
  • Crisis Management and Intervention.
  • Medication administration.
  • Structured Supervision of youth in care.
  • Prepares meals for residents.
  • Provides transportation to residents.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Services Field preferred and/or minimum of two years experience working with children.
  • Must have a valid Georgia Drivers License and eligible for inclusion on TMH’s automobile insurance policy.
  • Ability to communicate well with people in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to meet and handle the public with tact and poise.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to understand and consistently implement policies and procedures of the Agency.
  • Ability to show sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural difference in the service population
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Experience working with web based computer programs.

Essential Functions of the position:

  • Must be able to work with children and youth ages 6-17 yrs of age with varying temperaments and situations.
  • Must be able to complete our CALM crisis intervention course within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to transport residents using a 15 passenger van.

 

 

 

All Part Time and PRN positions are variable hour positions. The Methodist Home is a certified drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

 

If you are interested in applying for these positions please submit an internal application with your resume attached to Human Resources no later than close of business on the close date specified on the job posting.

 

 

 

 

All Part Time and PRN positions are variable hour positions.  The Methodist Home is a certified drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.   If you are interested in applying for these positions please submit an internal application with your resume attached to Human Resources no later than close of business on the close date specified on the job posting.  

                          The Methodist Home offers a diverse and professional work environment that allows employees to develop their career, as well as personally. We invest in employees through a dynamic training program that enhances individual skills and competencies. If you want to make a difference in the life of a child then The Methodist Home is your “Employer of Choice!”

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To apply, read below to see which positions we have open.  Note which campus and the position title — you will be asked that on the application.  To find the proper application, please select the right campus below.   Then, just fill in the blanks until you click “submit” Select the campus to which you would like to apply below.

  • To apply for a position on our Macon campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our Americus campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position at one of our Columbus campuses, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our St. Marys campus, click here.
  • To apply for a position on our Valdosta campus, click here.

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