Direct Care Specialist
Direct Care Specialist
Residential Live In Position
Overview of Redeemed Homestead:
Redeemed Homestead is a safe home licensed by the state of Ohio for girls ages 11-17 who have been victims of sex trafficking. The Homestead creates physical distance from the areas where these young women are experiencing trauma while giving them a peaceful environment to heal. As a program of BLOC Ministries, our goal is to promote transformational physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing for each of our residents.
Redeemed Homestead provides an environment promoting redemption, education, and empowerment for each young woman who enters our family. The Homestead will maintain smaller numbers served at one time, in order to encourage stronger connections among the residents and with staff. This also cultivates peer accountability, empathy and social-emotional learning.
The Redeemed Homestead Direct Care Specialist is a live in residential position. As a vital member of our team, the Redeemed Homestead Direct Care Specialist will play a key role in the daily operations of our facility, ensuring excellence in maintaining structure and operations. Upholding regular policies and procedures, providing transportation for various activities, and attendance at required staff meetings and training are essential duties. The Direct Care Specialist will also support youth with schoolwork and impart independent living skills.
In terms of creating a positive environment, the Direct Care Specialist will actively seek to foster a Christ-centered atmosphere, providing residents with positive and supportive interactions. Being physically, emotionally, and mentally present with residents is a crucial aspect, along with following safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety and security of all residents. Collaborating effectively as a team with the resident supervisor, case workers, and coordinator will ensure cohesive care, creating a supportive and nurturing environment for those in need.
Skills and Qualifications necessary:
- Must be 21 years of age or older
- Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License
- Experience working with young adults
- Astute communication skills
- General knowledge of the human trafficking field and effects of sexual exploitation
Salary - $35,000
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