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Merakey is currently seeking Community Residential Rehabilitation Host Homes to join our Behavioral Health Division
ABOUT Merakey
With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, Merakey is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today Merakey, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. Merakey has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.
+ Highly competitive compensation ranging $65,000 - $75,000 annually based on number of youth placed in your home annually
24/7 crisis support services
+ Free pre-serviced and annual training offered in home or in the local community at the family's schedule
+ Mileage reimbursement
+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry
Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) is a foster care program that provides an opportunity for youth to work on emotional and behavioral stability in a warm, family setting as opposed to residential facility. As a CRR host home family, you will have the following responsibilities and opportunities:
Additional Responsibilities Include:
+ Meeting the physical and emotional needs of the child
+ Maintaining required annual education goal of 40 hours, provided by Merakey (often in your home or local community)
+ Modeling of appropriate and professional behavior, family systems, coping mechanisms, etc.
+ Supporting children to experience growth and independence
+ Encouraging positive interactions between the child and the child's natural support, working toward reunification
+ Maintaining adequate documentation of treatment related activities
+ Transporting the child to family visits, medical, dental, vision appointments, counseling, etc. (travel costs are reimbursed)
+ Accepting responsibility for general child care including food, clothing, shelter, etc.
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at at or contact us directly at 724-678-5794 for more information
_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
Community Residential Rehabilitation -- Host Home (CRR/HH):
+ Must be at least 21 years of age
+ Experience working in the foster care or mental health field encouraged but not requried
+ Ability to pass an initial medical appraisal by a licensed physician (the appraisal must establish that the parent applicant is physically able to care for children and is free from communicable disease)
+ Approved clearance through Criminal, Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprinting background checks
+ Ability to pass a home safety evaluation and comprehensive home study
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