This is a entry level position and great for an Intern or a student at Sonoma State or SRJC.
All Child Care and administrative staff that provide direct care to children will complete in-service training as outlined below. Staff training provided by Muir Wood will meet or exceed Title 22 training guidelines.
All Muir Wood Group Home staff is to appreciate and value each resident in their program. They are to be nurturing, compassionate people who are active listeners and care about each resident. They are to appreciate, be sensitive to, accept, and value the cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity of the residents and hold each resident’s family in high regard. They are to be cooperative and respectful of the dignity and opinions of others, and accept responsibilities for decisions.
Title 22 Regulation Compliance
It is the employee’s responsibility to remain in compliance with Title 22 Personnel Requirements (section 84065) of State of California, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Title 22 regulations as defined to be employed in a Group Home with 6 or less children to include a minimum of 24 hours of initial training to include:
Eight hour training to be completed prior to employment at Muir Wood and before employees is responsible for supervising children, left alone with children, and counted in the staff to child ratio of the facility. Employee must be visually supervised at all time prior to being left alone with children. Additionally, employee will be shadowed in his/her position until he/she can successfully demonstrate the employee’s immediate supervisor can document competency and this competency. The Administrator of Muir Wood will conduct an additional assessment including observation of performance, post testing, and demonstrated hands-on competency. This documentation will be documented in the employees’ file.
An additional sixteen hours of training specific to the population served at Muir Wood must be completed by the employee within 90 days, documented by a approved vendor or approved Muir Wood staff, and filed in the employees personnel file. Additionally, the Administrator of Muir Wood will assess the competency of the employee within 30 days of the training including observation, post-testing, and demonstrated hands-on competency.
If the employee’s position requires a license to provide care at Muir Wood, employee will comply with all regulations in the Muir Wood Employee Handbook and remain in compliance with California Code of Regulations, Title 9, Chapter 12.
Employee will comply with all First Aid and CPR training as required by Community Care Licensing and provide documentation to Muir Wood Administrator to be kept in employees’ personnel record.
Employee will also complete a minimum of 20 hours of annual training to include subjects as outlined by Title 22, documented appropriately, and to be maintained in the employees’ file.
Muir Wood will reimburse employee for all hours and course cost needed to comply with Title 22 training requirements. Additionally, this policy is outlined in Muir Wood’s Employee Handbook.