Do you feel a calling in to a Mission field? Are you interested in being a missionary in North Carolina? At the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, you'll have the opportunity to live our mission of "sharing hope changing lives" out every day. Job Title: Emmanuel Home Residential Worker Location: Thomasville, NC Method to Apply: company site: bchcareers.org SUMMARY The Emmanuel Home Residential Worker is in charge of the daily operation of the home and its program. It requires a significant amount of organizational skills, goal-oriented planning, resident monitoring, as well as a patient personality. The work is directly with adult birth mothers who have voluntarily placed a child for adoption. This worker must demonstrate the agency's purpose, philosophy, policies and procedures. The Emmanuel Home Residential Worker manages the Emmanuel Home and models positive living. This position works with the supervisor in developing, implementing, reviewing and revising a plan of service for each client, and is a live-in position that includes free living quarters. Volunteers are often available to help with the caring of the clients who live in this beautiful historic home. The work is intensive, meaningful, challenging and highly rewarding. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 25 years of age. High School diploma or equivalent. Experience as a residential worker and/or demonstrates the ability and motivation to learn and practice basic skills. Valid drivers' license and be able to operate an agency vehicle to transport residents without restrictions. Must have the capability to manage, plan, organize, implement, monitor and maintain agency programs. Meets the general qualifications for employment as outlined in the institution's personnel policies. Respects the cultural diversity of residents in care, and strives to create a positive relationship. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: HOUSEHOLD Manage household, enforcing house rules. Interact daily with clients. Provide mentoring and lay counseling to clients. Implement, oversee, and participate in the housekeeping schedule. Oversee and participate in extra home chores, i.e. cleaning windows, ceiling fans, baseboards, walls, carpet, etc. Monitor client behavior. Assist in special needs of clients as described in plan of service. Conduct tours through home and give information about program. Transport Clients to appointments, job, and school when requested. Schedule periodic house group meetings. Follow required safety procedures. Schedule quarterly fire drills/natural disaster. Maintain household first aid kit. Routinely check smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and refrigerator/freezer temperatures. Follow approved guidelines for making home purchases. Submit receipts for reimbursement. Complies with safety in accordance with OSHA. Any other responsibilities as required by the supervisor. CASE MANAGEMENT Conduct client orientation and complete client admissions paperwork and documentation. Complete and forward to supervisor, bi-weekly life skills evaluations and reports. Participate in developing and overseeing client's service plan. Assist client in money management program. Collect and receipt program fees and savings. Maintain report on program fees collected and client savings balance. Participate in team meetings, individual meetings with the supervisor as well as general staff meetings. Participate in staff training opportunities. Participate in off-campus workshops and seminars when recommended by supervisor. PROFESSIONALISM/TEAMWORK: Represents the institution to various individuals, groups, and the public in a professional manner. Maintains professional standards as set by the institution. Have the commitment and the capacity to build and maintain individual and group relationships with the various teams within the Emmanuel Home and Domestic Adoption Program. Respects the rights of the total team and keep other team members informed of any changes in the home. Works under the supervision of the assigned supervisor. Respects the cultural and socioeconomic diversity of staff members and clients in care and strives to create a positive relationship within BCH. Participates in the agency's Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program as needed. EQUIPMENT: Ability to operate standard office machines such as copier, computer, fax, calculator, etc. Ability to work within Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word Gmail and Google software programs. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, write and complete necessary documentation. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, customers, resources and the general public. CONTACT WITH OTHERS: Regular contact with colleagues in all departments, as well as with outside individuals and groups; should represent Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina and Christian Adoption Services, a ministry of Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina in a positive manner. Properly handle contacts and situations outside of the agency as this is of utmost importance as the agency's image could be affected. MENTAL / VISUAL / AUDITIORY DEMAND: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and ability to draw conclusions. CONFIDENTIAL DATA: Complies with agency policies and procedures concerning confidentiality and HIPPA regulations involving all aspects of client information, case records, medical information, psychological services, etc which if disclosed, would have adverse internal and/or external effect, and could result in termination of employment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform essential tasks. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; usual office working conditions.