Youth Care Worker I - $1000 Sign On Bonus
Company: Pathway Family Services LLC
Posted on: November 24, 2022
$1000 Sign-On Bonus and up to $36,000 annual salary As a Youth
Care Worker I, you will be responsible for the daily general
supervision of and interaction with residents with the goal to
create and maintain a positive therapeutic environment. The Youth
Care Worker will draw on the resident's behavioral expressions to
develop healthy options for the residents as well as providing
support and encouragement for positive actions. Please see
qualifications below. Shifts available: First Shift
Tuesday-Saturday (School Hours: 6am-2pm, Non-School Hours:
7am-3pm/40 hours per week) Sunday-Thursday (School Hours: 6am-2pm,
Non-School Hours: 7am-3pm/40 hours per week) Friday-Monday (School
Hours: 6am-2pm, Non-School Hours: 7am-3pm/32 hours per week) Second
Shift Wednesday-Saturday (1pm-11pm/40 hours per week) Friday-Monday
(1pm-11pm/40 hours per week) Sunday-Wednesday (1pm-11pm/40 hours
per week) Responsibilities and Duties Participates in daily
activities of residents by personally interacting with them to
provide leadership, training, role modeling, correction, boundary
setting, life skills, communication, and interpersonal relationship
Leads and directs residents in activities designed to promote
social interaction, reality orientation and intellectual
stimulation the support a trauma informed care treatment modality.
Maintains sufficient activity supplies. Develops monthly calendar
of planned activities.
Provides residents who are confined in their rooms with in-room
activities in keeping with life-long interests (music, reading,
etc.) and in-room projects they can work on individually.
Monitors resident's activities to ensure that residents are
participating in all required program curriculum.
Completes documentation and forwards reports containing
descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content.
Follows all applicable regulations and standards in regard to
program requirements and assigned duties. Follows all accreditation
standards and governmental regulations in regard to psychiatric
residential treatment facilities. Reports observed compliance
shortcomings and issues to supervisor.
Transports/escorts residents to and from various activities.
Completes behavior logs for residents.
Supervises residents during mealtime, snack times, assists with
counting and the tracking of sharps utilized in facility.
Makes sure residents observe all appointments, therapies, meetings,
study hall, community service, and other scheduled activities.
Inspects living unit as needed to report on conditions affecting
the health and safety of residents as well as to locate
Serves as a member of a treatment team to determine which programs,
methods, and experiences are appropriate for the treatment of the
Receives detailed instructions from supervisors and professionals
on the treatment strategies and techniques to be followed for
Observes, records and reports health symptoms, behavior, and other
significant issues of the residents.
Assists with laundry, clerical and cleaning tasks as needed and
Complete the resident's bedroom inspection checklists regulatory
and follow up with any required action items.
Due to required staff to client ratio needs, mandatory overtime may
May be required to drive personal or agency vehicle while
transporting children or conducting agency business. If applicable,
Youth Care Workers must meet agency standards approved by the
insurance carrier when operating any vehicles regarding agency
business. Qualifications and Skills Requirements for Youth Care
Worker I: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
from an accredited high school.
Must be at least 21 years of age based on state requirements if
being at least 3 years older than the oldest resident.
Have the personal characteristics and experience to collaborate
with, provide appropriate care to residents, and possess the
temperament to work with, and care for children, youth, adults, or
families with special needs. Desired Youth Care Worker I: 1-year
experience in a similar environment working with at risk youth.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Social Services, Psychology,
Sociology, Human Services Education
Training in Trauma Treatments, Trauma Informed Care, Positive
Behavior Supports and Safety Crisis Management (SCM) Certified.
Valid driver's license and auto insurance. Attendance and
successful completion of SCM training, provided by Agency, is
required. Previous experience with patient restraint preferred.
Youth Care Worker I's who do not possess a bachelor's degree in
Social Work, Social Services, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services
or Education will be required complete the Residential Child and
Youth Care Professional (RCYCP) Certification Training for national
certification in lieu of the described bachelor's degrees listed
above. Benefits Competitive pay
Company paid Life insurance
25 days of personal leave in first year of employment
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Program
Referral program Education: High school diploma or general
education degree (GED) from an accredited high school.
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